Who Killed the Soviet Union? Revisiting the Collapse of a Superpower

Lansdowne Lecture by Prof. Serhii Plokhy, the Mykhailo Hrushevsky Professor of Ukrainian History at Harvard University and a leading authority on Eastern Europe. His history of the Soviet collapse, The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union, won the prestigious Lionel Gelber Prize in 2015.

Friday, 11 March, 7 pm, Clearihue Bldg, Rm A212.

Additional lecture:
Empire Strikes Back: Understanding the Russo-Ukrainian Conflict
Thursday, 10 March, 1:00 – 2:20 p.m.  Clearihue Building, Rm A308

Plokhy's most recent book is The Gates of Europe: A History of Ukraine, which will be available for purchase at both events ($30, cash only).