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Portnov to speak on the Ukraine

Andrii V. Portnov, guest professor at Humboldt University and a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin,  will speak on “'Two Ukraines’ and Euromaidan: Searching for a New Interpretive Model,” on Thursday, April 17, 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 the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society.

**Media who would like to attend should RSVP by April 16 to the Kathleen Allen at or 609-258-5978**

Portnov has been editor-in-chief of Ukraina Moderna, a journal of humanities, and is a cofounder and editor of  A prolific author, Portnov’s publications are devoted to intellectual history, historiography, and memory studies in Eastern and Central Europe. His most recent book is The Histories for Domestic Use: The Polish-Russian-Ukrainian Triangle of Memory (2013).

Serguei Oushakine, associate professor of anthropology and Slavic languages and literatures, is the director of REEES.

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