’Our Glorious Past’: Discussion on Belarus with Prof. David R.Marples | Thursday, 27th March
We are pleased to announce that Professor David R. Marples (University of Alberta, Canada), will present his latest book ‘Our Glorious Past’ Lukashenka’s Belarus and the Great Patriotic War’ on Thursday, 27th March, 6pm, at Dom Spotkań z Historią (ul Karowa 20) in Warsaw.
This timely book examines how the regime of President Aliaksandr Lukashenka has used the ‘Great Patriotic War’ (1941-45) as a key element in state and identity formation in Belarus.
The discussion will be led by Maria Przełomiec, TV journalist and expert in post-Soviet countries. Languages: English and Polish (simultaneous translation).
This event is organised by Solidarity with Belarus Information Office in cooperation with Dom Spotkań z Historią (DSH), with kind support from the Canadian Embassy in Warsaw.
We look forward to seeing you!
Event description in Polish: http://www.dsh.waw.pl/pl/4_2089
How to find DSH: http://www.dsh.waw.pl/pl/kontakt/9.
For interview requests with Prof. Marples, please contact Alexandra Kirby:firstname.lastname@example.org (English/Russian/Polish) in advance.