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Session 4

Friday (May 19):
9.00-11.00 AM
Room 501B


Ron Suny

(U of Michigan, US)



Marat R Akopian

(Shepherd U, US)

Lenin and Self-Determination of Armenia, Ukraine, and Finland in 1917-18: 

From Marxist Theory to Bolshevik Practice


Nelli Manucharyan

(Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Armenia)

The Unification of Old and New Homelands in Soviet Armenia: 

The Example of Toponym Analysis


Diego Benning Wang

(Princeton U, US)

Lightning-Sword and Blazing Steed under the Hammer and Sickle: 

The Rebirth of David of Sassoon in Soviet Armenia


Alex Jackson

(Harvard U, US)

The East comes South: 

The Construction of a Soviet Nation in the American Black Belt


Oksana Klymenko

(U Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Ukraine/Stanford U, US)

“History of DniproHES”: Construction of a New Soviet Symbol (1930s)



Victor Apryshchenko

(Bard College, US)

Soviet Nationalities Policy Before World War II

Friday May 19, 9.00-11.00 AM Room 501B


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