Oberlin College and Conservatory

The Origins of the War in Ukraine & the New Global Instability

Thursday, April 25 at 4:30pm

Nancy Schrom Dye Lecture Hall, Science Center
119 Woodland Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

"One war: three collisions. In this narrative history of the war in Ukraine, Michael Kimmage puts together the pieces of a complicated international puzzle to understand the origins of the current conflict that has brought the world to the brink of a new Cold War

Michael Kimmage, Oberlin '95, is Professor of History at the Catholic University of America and a Non-resident Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. From 2014 to 2016, he served on the Secretary's Policy Planning Staff at the U.S. Department of State, where he handled the Ukraine/Russia portfolio."

Sponsored by the Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies Department, OCREECAS, Politics Department, History Department, and the Alumni Association.

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Lectures/Symposia/Workshops, Info Sessions/Presentations/Webinars


Academic, Russian Language, Literature and Culture, Russian and East European Studies



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