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Workshop: History of Prostitution in Poland, Prof. Keely Stauter-Halsted (UIC), Modern Europe Workshop, May 10

A message from our friends at Modern Europe Workshop:

Dear all,

Please join us on Tuesday, May 10 in the John Hope Franklin Room for the next meeting of the Modern Europe Workshop: refreshments at 4:45, discussion starting at 5:00. We are pleased to welcome Keely Stauter-Halsted, the Stefan and Lucy Hejna Family Chair in the History of Poland at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her publications include The Nation in the Village: The Genesis of Peasant National Identity in Austrian Poland, 1848-1914 (Cornell, 2001). Professor Stauter-Halsted’s paper, from an in-progress work on the history of prostitution in Poland, is currently available on Chalk. If you do not have access to the Chalk site or have any questions, please contact Eleanor.

Immediately after the workshop, everyone is warmly invited to a workshop dinner at Tara Zahra’s house.

Address: 5445 S. East View Park #2, Chicago 60615
Phone: (773) 484-7616

If you plan to attend dinner, please RSVP to tzahra@uchicago.edu by Sunday May 8 so that we have enough food.

We hope to see you there!

Best,
Eleanor, elrivera@uchicago.edu

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Paper: “The Sino-Soviet Romance: How Chinese Communists Fell in Love with Russia, Russians, and the Russian Revolution”, Tuesday, December 7

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This is a reminder that the next meeting of the Modern Europe workshop is on Tuesday December 7 at 5 pm in the John Hope Franklin room.  We will be discussing a chapter from Elizabeth McGuire’s upcoming book, “The Sino-Soviet Romance: How Chinese Communists Fell in Love with Russia, Russians, and the Russian Revolution”.  The paper is already posted under “Current Paper” on Chalk.

If you do not have access to Chalk, please e-mail Kristy Ironsidek and I will forward you a copy.  As usual, refreshments will begin 15 minutes prior at 4:45 pm.

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