This event is at capacity.
Location: Stanford Alumni Center, Fisher Conference Room, 326 Galvez St.
February 8 at 6:00 PM: Keynote Address
From Lenin to Putin: Biography as Window on Soviet/Russian Politics
Keynote by Professor William Taubman, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian
9:00-9:30 am: Breakfast
9:30-9:45 am: Introductory Remarks
9:45-10:45 am: Steven Zipperstein (Stanford University): Engineering the Human Soul: Reflections on Jews and Communism
10:45-11:45 am: Norman Naimark (Stanford University): Stalin, Europe, and the Struggle for Sovereignty, 1944-1949
11:45 am-1:00 pm: Lunch
1:00-2:00 pm: David Holloway (Stanford University): Science, Technology, and Soviet Modernity
2:00-3:00 pm: Benjamin Nathans (University of Pennsylvania): Formations of Dissent in the Late Soviet Era: Circle, Square, Network, Movement
3:00-3:30 pm: Coffee Break
3:30-4:30 pm: Amir Weiner (Stanford University): The KGB: An Autobiography
4:30-5:30 pm: Anna Grzymala-Busse (Stanford University): Post-Communist Populism
5:30 pm: Concluding Remarks