Date(s) - 23/04/2019
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Prof. Eric Weitz will deliver the 23 Gellner Lecture titled: The Soviet Union, Self-Determination, and the Creation of the Postwar Human Rights System. The lecture is free and requires no ticket. It will take place at Playfair Library, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH8 9YL at 17:30-18:30 on Tuesday 23 April.
Prof. Weitz is Distinguished Professor of History and the former Dean of Humanities and Arts at The City College of New York (CCNY). Previously he was on the faculty of the University of Minnesota and St. Olaf College. At Minnesota he chaired the History Department and directed the Center for German and European Studies. He held the Arsham and Charlotte Ohanessian Chair in the College of Liberal Arts and was Distinguished McKnight University Professor.