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Russian Revolution and My Life: Academic Adventures and Career Problems

Boris Kolonitskii, St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
A71 Louis A. Simpson International Building
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm

REEES Lecture Series

Boris Kolonitskii was born in Leningrad in 1955. He graduated with honors from the history department at Herzen State Pedagogical University in Leningrad in 1976, before serving in the Soviet Army and working as a bibliographer in the Russian National Library. He received his candidate degree in 1987 from Leningrad Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences and his doctorate in 2002 from Saint Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
 
Kolonitskii has been a visiting professor at Tartu University (Estonia), Tuebingen University (Georgia), Yale University,  University of Illinois and Princeton University. Currently, he is a professor at European University at St. Petersburg and a senior research fellow at Saint Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
 
Kolonitskii’s research interests are in political and cultural history of World War I and the Russian Revolution, as well as the history of the Russian intelligentsia and historical memory.

For more information on the series, please visit: https://october1917-2017.princeton.edu/

Sponsored by
Program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies