Prof. Adrienne Edgar, “Intermarriage and the Friendship of Peoples: Ethnic Mixing in Soviet Central Asia”

HSSB 6020 (McCune Room) University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Adrienne Edgar's new monograph, Intermarriage and the Friendship of Peoples, is the first book to examine ethnic and racial mixing in the Soviet Union. In marked contrast to its Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union celebrated mixed marriages among its diverse ethnic groups as a sign of the unbreakable friendship of peoples and the imminent emergence of a supra-ethnic “Soviet people.” Yet the official [...]

2023 Desert Russian History Workshop

HSSB 6020 (McCune Room) University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

The Desert Russian History Workshop has met annually since 2016 (except 2021). The Workshop brings together historians of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union from universities throughout the western United States.  Previous venues have included the University of Nevada at Reno, the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Arizona State University, and U.C. Riverside. The Desert Workshop offers a [...]

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