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  • Thursday 25th

    April 2019

  • From 06:30 PM

    To 08:00 PM

  • Free

John E. McGinty Lecture in History – Gorbachev: His Life and Times

The Rise and Fall of Mikhail Gorbachev—and Their Lessons for the Putin Era

Taubman won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize in Biography for Khrushchev: The Man and His Era (W.W. Norton, 2003). He will be speaking about his 2017 book, Gorbachev: His Life and Times (Simon & Schuster), which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography, receiving many positive reviews; including from Strobe Talbott in the New York Review of Books, who called it “a masterpiece of narrative scholarship.”

Speaker: Dr. William Taubman, Bertrand Snell Professor of Political Science Emeritus at Amherst College

*Registration will open two weeks prior to the event date. 

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