Deception, Myth, and Reality in Czech History


April 3, 2018 , 7:00 pm

[3rd Floor]

"Deception, Myth, and Reality in Czech History (1918-1948): A Perspective from the Archives" presented by Igor Lukes, a Professor of History and International Relations at Boston University, who writes primarily about Central Europe. His books include On the Edge of the Cold War: American Diplomats and Spies in Postwar Prague (New York: Oxford, 2012), Rudolf Slansky: His Trials and Trial (Washington: Woodrow Wilson Center, the working papers series, 2006), and Czechoslovakia Between Stalin and Hitler: The Diplomacy of Edvard Benes in the 1930′s (New York: Oxford, 1996). Lukes is also a co-author and co-editor of The Munich Conference, 1938: Prelude to World War II (London: Frank Cass, 1999), Inside the Apparat: Perspectives on the Soviet Union (1990), and Gorbachev’s USSR: A System in Crisis (1990).

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Organized by: SVU New York, BBLA