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Life in Romania is Better than in the Soviet Union

March 3, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


The Center is pleased to co-sponsor this in-person event:


Life in Romania is Better than in the Soviet Union’:
How Bessarabian Jews Tried and (Frequently) Failed to Become Loyal Soviet Citizens during Late Stalinism


March 3, 2022; 6:30-8:00; Global Education Center, Room 4003

In-person only. Hosted by the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (CSEEES).


This Carolina Seminar includes local scholars and invited speakers to workshop works-in-progress.

Currently at the Wilson Center, Dr. Diana Dumitru is working on her manuscript “Indispensable Yet Suspect: Soviet Jews under Late Stalinism.” This paper will be chapter from that book. Dr. Dumitru has held fellowships, including Fulbright Scholarship for research at Georgetown University, Gerda Henkel Stiftung fellowship, and a research fellowship at the USHMM. She has authored over forty articles and two books. Her second book, The State, Antisemitism and Collaboration in the Holocaust: The Borderlands of Romania and the Soviet Union, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2016. She is currently co-authoring a book about antisemitism and the Slansky show trials in Communist Czechoslovakia.


March 3, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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