World War II Memory in Putin’s Russia

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David Hoffmann
December 12, 2022
12:00PM - 1:00PM
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Live Streamed via Zoom

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Add to Calendar 2022-12-12 12:00:00 2022-12-12 13:00:00 World War II Memory in Putin’s Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin has gone to extraordinary lengths to commemorate the Second World War. Even though the war ended over 77 years ago, Putin has made World War II memory central to contemporary Russian national identity. This talk will explore how war remembrance serves Putin’s interests, including with regard to his war in Ukraine. Panelists: David L. Hoffmann, College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor, Department of History, The Ohio State University Nicholas Breyfogle (Moderator), Associate Professor of History and Director, Goldberg Center for Excellence in Teaching, The Ohio State University This event is free and open to the public. For more information and to register, click the button below. Registration Live Streamed via Zoom Department of History history@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has gone to extraordinary lengths to commemorate the Second World War. Even though the war ended over 77 years ago, Putin has made World War II memory central to contemporary Russian national identity.

This talk will explore how war remembrance serves Putin’s interests, including with regard to his war in Ukraine.

Panelists:

  • David L. Hoffmann, College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor, Department of History, The Ohio State University
  • Nicholas Breyfogle (Moderator), Associate Professor of History and Director, Goldberg Center for Excellence in Teaching, The Ohio State University

This event is free and open to the public. For more information and to register, click the button below.

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