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Belarusian State Formation: Examining 1919-1939 Contestation in Poland's West Belarus

June 04, 2012 // 12:00pm1:00pm

As modern Belarus seems to be caught in limbo between the West (EU\NATO) on one side, and Russia with her post-imperial ambitions on the other, it is still undecided where it really belongs. Some observers claim that the modern Belarusian state is Soviet by its origin and design, but there were also suppressed historical alternatives to it in the recent 20th century Belarusian past. Aliaksandr Paharely, Visiting Scholar, Center for Belarusian Studies, Southwestern College, Kansas, will address the putative evolutionary and revolutionary scenarios of social change and nation and states building that were debated in Poland’s West Belarus during the interwar years. 

 

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The Kennan Institute speaker series is made possible through the generous support of the Title VIII Program of the U.S. Department of State.

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6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
 
Event Speakers List: 
  • Visiting Scholar, Center for Belarusian Studies, Southwestern College, Kansas
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