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Nation and State in Political Discourse of the Weimar Republic and Post-Soviet Russia

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Time: 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Venue: Room 1010, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
Price: free

Nation and State in Political Discourse of the Weimar Republic and Post-Soviet Russia

This research seminar series provides a meeting place for social science, arts and humanities scholars focusing on the Baltic Sea region and Eastern Europe from the perspective of transnational and global change.

Agne Cepinskyte will give a talk entitled 'Nation and State in Political Discourse of the Weimar Republic and Post-Soviet Russia'. The discussant will be Nevena Nancheva (Kingston).

Agne Cepinskyte is a doctoral researcher at King's College, London. Her dissertation project is a comparison of post-Soviet Russia's and Weimar Germany's policies towards their ‘nationals' in the Baltic States: the Russian-speakers and the Baltic-Germans respectively. From the geopolitical perspective the Baltic States occupy a region that is strategically important for both the East and the West. The Baltic Germans after WWI and the Baltic Russian-speakers after the break-up of the Soviet Union faced a similar predicament, suggesting that it might be fruitful to compare Weimar Germany and post-Soviet Russia's geopolitical interests in the small ‘lands in-between'.

The series is organised by the Department of Criminology and Sociology and Dorich House Museum at Kingston University, London.

Convenors: Dr Egle Rindzeviciute (Sociology and Criminology) and Dr Fiona Fisher (Art and Design History).

For further information about this event:

Contact: Dr Egle Rindzeviciute
Email: e.rindzeviciute@kingston.ac.uk

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