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January 2024

Department of History January 2024 Events

First Installment of the Recent Scholarship in Soviet/Post-Soviet Studies speaker series

909 Renaissance Park

4:30pm – 6:00pm


Erina Megowan Lecturer in History at Northeastern University:
“Close to the War:” Proximity to Violence, Propaganda and Soviet Social Legitimacy during World War Il
Nicole Eaton Associate Professor of History at Boston College:
German Blood, Slavic Soil: Königsberg/Kaliningrad as an Epicenter of the German-Soviet Apocalypse

Moderator: Jelena Golubovic Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology and International Affairs Northeastern University

February 2024

Department of History February 2024 Events

Presented by the Northeastern University Africana Studies Program: Black Feminist Worldmaking

East Village, 17th Floor
291 Boltolph St., Boston, MA 02115

10:00am – 5:00pm

Register Here:

909 Renaissance Park

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Presented by the M.A. Program in Public History at Northeastern University

909 Renaissance Park

3:00pm – 4:00pm



Second installment of the Recent Scholarship in Soviet/Post-Soviet Studies speaker series

310 Renaissance Park

4:30pm – 6:00pm


Rachel Applebaum Associate Professor of History, Tufts University:
“The Female Face of Foreign Relations in the Cold War: Russian Language Teachers Abroad.”
Alexis Peri Associate Professor of History, Boston University:
“Discovering the Power of the Personal: the Cold-War Pen Friendships of Soviet and American

Moderator: Heather Streets-Salter Professor of History, Northeastern University

Presentation by World History PhD Candidate Jeffrey Lamson

909 Renaissance Park

12:00pm – 1:00pm