The second presentation of the Department of History’s Speaker Series will take place this FRIDAY, January 28, at 3:00pm in Morrill Hall, room 340.
Please join us as Dr. Gabriel Gorodetsky presents his talk, titled “Was the Outbreak of the Second World War Inevitable?” Refreshments will be provided.
Dr. Gabriel Gorodetsky is a Quondam Fellow of All Souls College, All Souls College, Oxford, and the holder of the Rubin Chair for Russian Studies at Tel Aviv University. Prof. Gorodetsky obtained his D.Phil. degree from St. Antony’s College, Oxford under the supervision of the renowned British historian E.H. Carr. He was the director of the Cummings Center for Russian Studies at Tel Aviv University from 1991-2007. He has been a visiting fellow at many institutions in Europe and the United States, and is currently at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. In 2010 Prof. Gorodetsky received an honorary doctorate from the Russian State University for the Humanities in Moscow. He has published many books on Soviet foreign affairs but is best-known for Grand Delusion: Stalin and the German Invasion of Russia (Yale University Press, 1999; paperback edition, 2001)