Lost Kingdom: The Quest for Empire and Making of the Russian Nation
Location: ROME AUDITORIUM (1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW)
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM
The European and Eurasian Studies (EES) Program presents a book talk with Professor Serhii Plokhy of Harvard University, author of “Lost Kingdom: The Quest for Empire and Making of the Russian Nation”, moderated by Professor Alina Polyakova.
Serhii Plokhy is the Mykhailo Hrushevsky Professor of Ukrainian History at Harvard and the director of the university’s Ukrainian Research Institute. A leading authority on Eastern Europe, he has lived and taught in Ukraine, Canada and the United States. The author of ten books, including the award-winning The Last Empire, which received the Lionel Gelber Prize, the Pushkin House Russian Book Prize and the Antonovych Ukrainian Book Prize, Plokhy lives in Arlington, Massachusetts.
A reception will follow the Book Talk.
Co-sponsored with The Washington Group Cultural Fund
Free. Space is limited. RSVP required. http://lostkingdom.eventbrite.com
Gov’t issued ID required for entry into building.