Join us for the first Imperiia game night of the year and find out. We will play a boardgame that dates to 1790 and enjoy some refreshments. Grab your friends, your powdered wigs, and your good luck charms – no skill or experience needed.
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and U.S. ambassador to Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan George Krol will discuss the development of relations between the United States and the Central Asian republics from the inception of diplomatic relations in 1992 to the present time.
In the Soviet bloc, Communist rulers sought to prevent CSCE from being invoked by human rights activists and organizations to press for greater freedom. This seminar will explore how this issue was viewed in the Soviet bloc.
Scholars are using photographic evidence from archives in the former USSR to help fill in the stories of people killed during Stalin's Terror. A large effort is underway to assemble photographic evidence in a repository that will be permanently accessible not only to scholars but to the descendants of those who were killed.
Join the conversation with Erik Scott — University of Kansas history professor and author of the book Defectors: How the Illicit Flight of Soviet Citizens Built the Borders of the Cold War World —and the director of the Davis Center's Cold War Studies Project, Mark Kramer.