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An American in the Soviet and Russian Archives

Thursday, February 15, 2024, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


An American in the Soviet and Russian Archives

The Blinken OSA Archivum cordially invites you to the public lecture on Thursday, February 15, 2024, at 6:00 p.m.

Alfred J. Rieber has been teaching and writing Russian and Soviet history for more than 50 years. He was a participant in the first year of the SovietAmerican cultural exchange in 1958/1959, and has returned to the Soviet Union and Russia many times to lecture and conduct archival research. He holds the title of University Emeritus Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and at Central European University, and was awarded the Henry C. Moe Prize and the E. Harris Harbison Award of the Danforth Foundation. The E.Harris Harbison Award is for one the ten best history teachers in the US. His book Struggle for the Eurasian Borderlands. From the Rise of Early Modern Empires to the End of the First World War, Cambridge University Press, 2014 was awarded the Bentley Prize of the World History Association, and its sequel, Stalin’s Struggle for Supremacy in Eurasia, Cambridge, 2016 was shortlisted for the Pushkin History Prize. His latest books are Storms over the Balkans during the Second World War, Oxford University Press, 2022 and Stalin as Warlord, Yale University Press, 2022.

Blinken OSA Archivum, Research Room, 1051 Budapest, Arany J. u. 32.

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