History Department
History Department

*CANCELLED* IHS Workshop: "The Soviet Union, the Nuremberg Trials, and the Politics of the Postwar Moment," by Francine Hirsch, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Mon, March 31, 2014 | GAR 4.100

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

(For questions, contact: cmeador@austin.utexas.edu)

Francine Hirsch
(Ph.D., Princeton, 1998) is Associate Professor of History and H. I. Romnes Faculty Fellow, 2009-2014, at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. A specialist in Russian and Soviet history, her book Empire of Nations: Ethnographic Knowledge and the Making of the Soviet Union (Cornell University Press, 2005) won several prestigious awards including the 2006 Wayne S. Vucinich Book Prize (American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies) and the the 2007 Herbert Baxter Adams Prize (American Historical Association). She also contributed a chapter entitled "National Types," in Picturing Russia: Essays on Visual Evidence, edited by Valerie Kivelson and Joan Neuberger (Yale University Press, 2008).

Professor Hirsch’s faculty web page:

Charters Wynn, Associate Professor of History; Director, Normandy Scholar Program on World War II, UT Austin. Professor Wynn's profile: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/history/faculty/wynncs

Free and open to the public. RSVP required. To RSVP and receive a copy of the pre-circulated please email Courtney Meador by 9 a.m., Friday, Mar. 28.

Sponsored by: Institute for Historical Studies in the Department of History; Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies; Institute for Historical Studies in the Department of History; Center for European Studies

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