Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - Wednesday, October 26, 2022
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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As current events surrounding Russia shock and puzzle, the world tries to understand, why. This class offers a historical survey of Russia’s relationship with its neighbors, from the time of Russia’s emergence as a nation and a state, through its imperial and Soviet periods, through the turbulent years following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, and up to the tragic events of today.
We’ll focus on Ukraine, the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania), the Caucasus (Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan), and the -stan states of Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan). The course will illuminate the beginnings of all involved nations and their political and cultural trajectories throughout history.
We will focus on the point when these nations’ paths became intertwined with that of Russia and analyze ways in which their relationships with the gargantuan neighbor have affected their fates.
Five sessions. $245/$220. Led by Dr. Nina Wieda
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Registration is $245
We offer a 10% discount to seniors, students, and members of the Newberry (Associates at the Author level and above).
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60 West Walton Street
Chicago, IL 60610
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