Continuation of the joint lecture series "Revolution - Transformation - Globalization Russia 1917-2017" organised by the Institute for East Europe Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin (OEI) and the Center for Eastern European and International Studies (ZOiS)
Nikolaus Katzer is director of the German Historical Institute in Moscow. Since 2010 he is Member of the Joint Commission for the exploration of the recent history of German-Russian relations. His research interests include: War and Social Order, Civil War and Social Change (1812-1825, 1914-1921); Social and cultural history of the Brežnev era; Science, technology and modernity in Russia; Body culture and sport in Soviet civilization.
The twentieth century in Russia's history and the effects of the Russian Revolution of 1917 in this period are the subject of a public series of lectures in winter semester 2016/2017 at Freie Universität. Scientists from Germany and abroad first dedicate their contributions to the revolution itself and the events that precede it. In the latter part of the series they will examine the aspects of Soviet modernization and its consequences until the collapse of the Soviet Union in the 1990s and the return of authoritarianism in the 21st century. The series of lectures is jointly organized by the Institute for Eastern European Studies of the Freie Universität Berlin (OEI) and the Center for Eastern European and International Studies (ZOIS).
The public lecture by Professor Katzer will be held in German. All events of the series are public, admission is free.
For an overview of the series see the programme.
Katharina Bluhm, Dean of the Institute of East European Studies, Garystr. 55, Room 216, 14195 Berlin, Phone: +49 30 838 52039, e-mail: email@example.com
Department of Political and Social Sciences, Freie Universität Berlin, Room 21A, Ihnestraße 21, 14195 Berlin