The 2015 Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies

University College London and the Ostrogorski Centre with support of the Association of Belarusians in Great Britain invite to the Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies "The Beginnings of Modern Belarus: Identity, Nation, and Politics in a European Borderland" by Per Anders Rudling (Visiting Professor, University of Vienna & Associate Professor, Lund University).

Introduction: Yaraslau Kryvoi, Ostrogorski Centre.

Moderator: Andrew Wilson, University College London.

25 March 2015 / 6 p, School of Slavonic & East European Studies, Gower Street – London – WC1E 6BT, Room 347 Followed by cheese & wine reception.

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About the speaker


Professor Rudling was born in Karlstad, Sweden, in 1974. He got his first MA from Uppsala University in Sweden, followed by an MA at the University of San Diego in the United States and a Ph. D. at the University of Alberta in Canada. He also held a post-doctoral position at the University of Greifswald, Germany and is currently a Visiting Professor at the University of Vienna.

Professor Rudling’s articles have appeared in the Journal of Belarusian Studies, Nationalities Papers, Canadian Slavonic Papers, Ab Imperio, and the Carl Beck Papers. This year the University of Pittsburgh Press published his latest book The Rise and Fall of Belarusian Nationalism 1906-1931.

In cooperation with The Journal of Belarusian Studies, Belarusian Skaryna Library in London, Belarus Digest and the Anglo-Belarusian Society.

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