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Georgiy Kasianov, ‘Politics of History in the 1980s-2000s: The ‘New Europe’ and Ukraine
April 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This presentation will offer an overview of ideas in Georgiy Kasianov’s most recently completed research project on misuse of history and ‘historical memory’ in ideological debates in East Europe. Kasianov will also introduce his current work in progress, Image of the Other: The Past and the Present (Ukraine, Poland, Russia).
Kasianov, a visiting Fulbright Scholar, is the chair of the Department of Contemporary History and Politics at the Institute of History of Ukraine in Kyiv, and a professor at the National University ‘Kyiv Mohyla Academy.’