Wilson Center Experts

Lynda Yoon-Sun Park

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Russia
Affiliation:
Administrator, University of Illinois
Wilson Center Project(s):
Visions of Empire from the Edge: The Russian Geographical Society in Irkutsk, 1851-9133
Term:
May 01, 1997
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Jun 01, 1997

Project Summary

investigation of the complex ties between geographical sciences and Russia’s empire-building in Siberia; examination of the activities of the Russian Geographical Society from the tsarist to early Soviet era