Two Exciting Summer Events

Register below for discussions of Maria Todorova and Georg Michels' new books

Maria Todorova's The Lost World of Socialists at Europe's Margins

Event Poster, Todorova

 

Monday, 14 June 2021, 10:30am-12:00pm EST/16:30-18:00pm CET

Participants:

Ulf Brunnbauer, Theodora Dragostinova, Kristen Ghodsee, and Larry Wolff

In her latest book, Maria Todorova examines the promise for an alternative socialist utopia during the “golden age” of the socialist idea from the 1870s to the 1920s. The study provides a social and cultural history of early socialism in Eastern Europe with an emphasis on Bulgaria, placing the experience of the periphery in a comparative context. Exploring different intersections of spaces, generations, genders, ideas, and feelings, and different flows of historical time, The Lost World of Socialists reconstructs the lives of an extraordinary group of people and charts new paths for the study of subjectivity, memory, and structures of feelings.

Maria Todorova is Gutgsell Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. She is the author of Imagining the Balkans (revised edition, 2009); Bones of Contention (2009); and Scaling the Balkans (2018). She has edited or co-edited Balkan Identities: Nation and Memory (2004); Post-Communist Nostalgia (2012); and Remembering Communism (2014).

The conversation will include remarks by Ulf Brunnbauer, Theodora Dragostinova, Kristen Ghodsee, and Larry Wolff, followed by Maria Todorova’s response and Q&A with the audience. 

Contact Theodora Dragostinova (dragostinova.1@osu.edu) with any questions

REGISTRATION LINK: https://osu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYrdemsrTsvHtU9XiKUxiSADS40dnh7O2vg

 

Georg B. Michels' The Habsburg Empire under Siege: Ottoman Expansion and Hungarian Revolt in the Age of Grand Vizier Ahmed Köprülü 

Cover Image ofhe Habsburg Empire under Siege: Ottoman Expansion and Hungarian Revolt in the Age of Grand Vizier Ahmed Köprülü

EVENT LINK: https://lakeheadu.zoom.us/j/99597652152#success

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