International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and its Consequences; National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow); German Historical Institute (Moscow); Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies; United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (Washington, DC); with additional support from a number of other institutions
Place: Moscow, Higher School of Economics, Moscow
The conference marks the centenary of the First World War, this “suicide of Europe” that shaped the history of the 20th century. The Russian Empire shared the experiences of other European nations in a war that profoundly affected its economy, social relations, politics and culture. At the same time, in Russia the consequences of war were markedly different. Only recently, scholars started to analyze this war on its own account as a crucial event in Russian history, not just as a … read more and source.