Russian and Eurasian Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Center Announces Fall Program

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The Center for Eurasian Studies is pleased to announce its fall program. The centerpiece is an exhibit of artwork by Nikolai Getman, a former Gulag prisoner:

The Gulag Paintings: The Art of Nikolai Getman

Related events:

  • Opening reception with guest speakers including Dr. Lee Edwards, Chairman, Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and Fellow at the Heritage Foundation.
  • A showing of the film One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich.
  • Lecture by Joshua Rubenstein of Amnesty International, a long-time acquaintance of many dissidents in the Soviet human rights movement. Rubenstein will speak about the Pussy Riot case and human rights in Russia today.
  • Lecture by Center Director Steven Barnes on the Gulag and the things we can learn about it from visual evidence like the Getman paintings.

See The Gulag Paintings link for dates, times, and places.

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