Sunday, November 27, 2016

Dec 1 and Dec 5: Screening on the Fall of Communism in Czechoslovakia, and Discussion on Comparative History of Dynasties

The Center for Austrian Studies at the University of Minnesota is pleased to present the final two events of its Fall 2016 Program Calendar

Thursday, December 1
4:00 PM
Minneapolis premiere of Listopad (November): A Memory of the Velvet Revolution (dir. Gary Griffin, Czech Republic/U.S., 2015), to be followed by a panel discussion with:
Film producer JEFFREY BROWN
JAMES KRAPFL, history, McGill University
GARY COHEN, history, University of Minnesota 
ALICE LOVEJOY, cultural studies and comparative literature, University of Minnesota

Monday, December 5
4:30 PM
Talk by JEROEN DUINDAM, history, Leiden University (Netherlands) on his recent book Dynasties: A Global History of Power, 1300-1800
Cosponsored by the Consortium for the Study of the Premodern World
and the Center for Early Modern History.
 

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