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Jews and Lithuanians - Together and Apart?

To mark the beginning of these commemorative events, please join us for a conversation between celebrated Lithuanian poet, scholar, and former Soviet dissident Tomas Venclova and U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Vadim Altskan and Ina Navazelskis.

Date & Time

Monday
Sep. 16, 2019
3:00pm – 5:00pm ET

Location

6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Jews and Lithuanians - Together and Apart?

The Lithuanian Parliament has designated 2020 as the "Year of the Vilna Gaon and the History of the Jews of Lithuania." To mark the beginning of these commemorative events, please join us for a conversation between celebrated Lithuanian poet, scholar, and former Soviet dissident Tomas Venclova and U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Vadim Altskan and Ina Navazelskis. The Lithuanian Ambassador to the United States H.E. Rolandas Krisciunas will provide opening remarks.

The event will be followed by a light reception.


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Kennan Institute

The Kennan Institute is the premier U.S. center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, and the region through research and exchange.  Read more

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