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Graduate Student Dissertation Feedback Workshop

Friday, March 08, 2019, 01:00pm - 05:30pm

We invite you to the inaugural session of Rutgers Graduate Student Dissertation Feedback Workshop. A group of students from Rutgers and neighboring institutions preparing to defend their dissertation proposals will speak about their projects and invite feedback from the audience. This session is focused on Russia and East-Central Europe.

Friday, March 8, 2019
VD 301

The schedule is as follows:

1 pm - 1.15 pm - Opening remarks.

1.15 pm - 2 pm - Elizaveta Mankovskaia (Princeton U)

InTense Building: Past, Present and Future in Ego-Documents of Late-Soviet Constructions (1960s-1970s).

2.00 - 2.45 pm - Brenna Yellin (Rutgers U)

“Solving the ‘Resettlers Problem’: Creating Heimat in the German Democratic Republic"

2.45 - 3.15 pm - coffee break

3.15 - 4 pm - Michael Brinley (UPenn)

"The Cities They Wanted and the Cities They Built: Soviet Chief Architects and Urban Planning in the Era of Developed Socialism, 1954-1990"

4 pm - 4.45 pm - Timur Mukhamatulin (Rutgers U)

"Soviet Female Sports in the 1960s-1980s: Between the Equality and Frivolousness"

4.45 pm - 5.30 pm - Paul Mercandetti (Rutgers U)

“Voices from the Burned Villages: The Khatyn Memorial, Documentary Prose of Ales’ Adamovich, and Negotiating the Memory of WWII in Soviet Belarus”

We look forward to seeing you there.

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