"Central Asia and Nationalism in Comparative Perspective" -- A Lecture by Professor Andrew Baruch Wachtel

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Date: 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: 
Stiteler Hall, Room B21, University of Pennsylvania 208 S. 37th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at The University of Pennsylvania is proud to present Professor Andrew Wachtel in a discussion on "Central Asia and Nationalism in Comparative Perspective." Professor Wachtel is the President of the American University of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, and Bertha and Max Dressler Professor in the Humanities, Northwestern University. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Wachtel’s most recent published books are The Balkans in World History (Oxford UP, 2008), Russian Literature (with Ilya
Vinitsky, Polity Press, 2008), and Remaining Relevant after Communism: the Role of the Writer in Eastern Europe (U. of Chicago Press, 2006). Wachtel is currently working on a project related to processes of national consolidation in Kyrgyzstan.

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Educational Events
Topic: 
Community Development
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International Studies
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Research
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International Relations
Global Region: 
Kyrgyzstani
Global Region: 
Russian