2023 Thomas Kukučka Memorial Lecture: “The rise of populism in Central and Eastern Europe”

Sunday, April 2, 2023 at 2:00pm
Room 332 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15260 and on Zoom

The University of Pittsburgh’s Dept. of Slavic Languages and Literatures invites you to join us in-person (also with an online hybrid option) to the 2023 Thomas Kukucka Memorial Lecture! It will be held on April 2nd at 2:00PM in the Cathedral of Learning room 332 with this year’s guest lecturer Dr. Roman Krakovsky from the University of Ottawa.

Roman Krakovsky is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of Ottawa and since 2022 the holder of the Research Chair in Slovak History and Culture. He holds a PhD from Sorbonne University (2012) and has been teaching at University of Geneva, Sciences Po, Sorbonne University, University of Lille and Comenius University. In his research, he focuses on mechanisms of social cohesion and modernization strategies in Central and Eastern Europe. Prof. Krakovsky is the author of Le Populisme en Europe centrale et orientale (2019), State and Society in Communist Czechoslovakia: Transforming the Everyday from WWII to the Fall of the Berlin Wall (2018), and L’Europe centrale et orientale de 1918 à la chute du mur de Berlin (2017).

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