Tue 15th Mar 2022 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
A dialogue between Dr. Samuel (Shmuel) Barnai and Prof. Yitzhak Brudny on the roots of the situation in Ukraine – including the history of Jews in the region.
Dr. Samuel Barnai is a Research Fellow at the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, and an Adjunct Lecturer at the Department of European Studies and at the Rothberg International School, all at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dr. Barnai received his PhD from the Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (dissertation: “Soviet Jewry in the Post-Stalin Era, 1953-1964”). He specializes in large-scale studies of historical, socio-demographic, and cultural developments among East European Jewry.
Prof. Yitzhak Brudny teaches at the departments of Political Science and of History at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His main fields of interest include nationalism and ethnic conflicts, social movements, elections, political parties and political institutions in the former Communist states of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. His books deal with the restructuring of post-Communist Russia, and Russian Nationalism and the Soviet State, 1953-1991.
The Ideological Sources of the Russian-Ukrainian War