“From the Great War to the Bloodlands: Rethinking Europe’s History”
CAS/MillerComm Lecture Series
November 10th, 3pm
Location: Knight Auditorium,
Bird White Housum Professor of History at Yale University and author of many books, including Nationalism, Marxism, and Modern Central Europe: A Biography of Kazimierz Kelles-Krauz (Harvard Press, 1998); The Reconstruction of Nations: Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus, 1569-1999 (Yale Press, 2003); Sketches from a Secret War: A Polish Artist’s Mission to Liberate Soviet Ukraine (Yale Press, 2005); The Red Prince: The Secret Lives of A Habsburg Archduke (Basic Books, 2008) and Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin (Basic Books, 2010).
Bloodlands has won ten awards including the
Emerson Prize in the Humanities, a Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Leipzig Award for European
Understanding. It has been translated into twenty-five languages, was named to twelve book-of-the-year lists, and was a bestseller in four
He is also the co-editor of two books Wall Around the West: State Power and Immigration Controls in Europe and North America (Rowman and Littlefield, 2001) and Stalin and Europe: War, Terror, Domination (forthcoming).