True Believers: Collaboration and Opposition under Soviet Totalitarianism
Monday, February 3, 2014
Devlin Hall, Room 101
with Anne Applebaum
Author of Gulag and Iron Curtain; Pulitzer Prize winner
Copies of Anne Applebaum's book Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956 will be available for purchase at the event.
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about the speaker
Anne Applebaum is a columnist for the Washington Post and Slate, and a historian of Central and Eastern Europe. She is the author of several books including Gulag: A History, which won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction, as well as Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1945-1956 which was nominated for the National Book Award in 2012and won the Cundill Prize for Historical Literature. Her reviews appear regularly in the New York Review of Books and the New Republic, and she also writes occasional columns in the Daily Telegraph. She directs the program on Global Transitions at the Legatum Institute in London, and in 2012-2013 she was the Phillipe Roman visiting Professor of History and International Relations at the London School of Economics. Between 2001 and 2006 she was a member of the editorial board of the Washington Post. She is a former deputy editor of the Spectator magazine, a former political columnist for the Evening Standard newspaper, and a former Warsaw correspondent for the Economist.