The Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies invites you to:
The Exhibit Reception for “After Chernobyl: Photographs by Michael Forster Rothbart.”
April 8th, 2011
6:00pm – 8:30pm
Harper Memorial Library Commons, Stuart Reading Room
3rd Floor of the Harper Memorial Library Building
1116 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
In the 25th anniversary year of the Chernobyl nuclear accident, this stirring exhibit examines the everyday life and struggles of people living in the disaster’s wake.
At the reception, Prof. Mousseau and Mr. Forster Rothbart will each share their perspectives on the human and ecological tolls exacted by the nuclear accident at Chernobyl.
Timothy Mousseau is Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Education and Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina. Prof. Mousseau is also on the management team of the Chernobyl Research Initiative and one of the leading scholars on the environmental and biological effects of the Chernobyl disaster.
Michael Forster Rothbart is a photojournalist, whose projects explore the human impacts of environmental change. His interactive website After Chernobyl resulted from his Fulbright year in Ukraine.
This event is free and open to the public.
Sponsored by CEERES, the Center for International Studies, the Program on the Global Environment,the Global Health Initiative, the U of C Arts Council, Harper Memorial Library Commons, and the Soviet Arts Experience.
For more information, or for assistance in attending, please contact CEERES at firstname.lastname@example.org 773-702-0875.