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Soviet: Modernity and Empire Lecture Series

Michael David-Fox, a professor of history at Georgetown University, will speak on “Six Theses on Russian/Soviet Modernity, or a Historian’s Manifesto,” on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. in 219 Aaron Burr Hall, at Princeton University. The event, which is free and open to the public, is presented by the Program in Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES) and cosponsored with the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

**Media who would like to attend should RSVP by February 17 to the Kathleen Allen at or 609-258-5978**

David-Fox, a historian of modern Russia and the Union, has published widely on the political, cultural, and intellectual history of late imperial Russia and the Soviet Union. His interests include transnational and comparative history and the history of Russian-German relations, broadly conceived. He is currently working on the history of the Nazi occupation of the USSR during World War II and the history of Stalinism and German occupational rule Smolensk. David-Fox is a founding and executive editor of the journal Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian Studies, based at Georgetown. Ph.D. Yale University.

This event is presented as part of the REEES 2013–14 lecture series, “Soviet: Modernity and Empire,” organized by Petre Petrov, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. Serguei Oushakine, associate professor of anthropology and Slavic languages and literatures, is the director of REEES.

For more information contact Kathleen Allen at or 609-258-5978.