LECTURE: Orbanism, Putinism, and the New Onslaught on Liberal Democracy


Meet Romanian political scientists Vladimir Tismaneanu and Marius Stan

Saturday, January 23, 2016, 10:00 am – 12:00 p.m.

Paul Allen Bldg., room 101, 420 Via Palou Mall, Stanford University
FREE EVENT, open to the public

Marius Stan holds a PhD from the University of Bucharest with a thesis on the administration of the past in post-Milosevic Serbia and is the author and editor of several books and numerous articles. In 2014-2015 he was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Bucharest and in 2015 he was a visiting fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. His research focuses on political biographies, revolutionary ideologies and movements, communism and post-communism. He served as editor of the journal “History of Communism in Europe.” Together with Vladimir Tismaneanu, he is the author of “A Stalin Dossier: The Genialissimo Generalissimo” (2014, in Romanian).

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and is the author of numerous books and articles on the revolutions of 1989, history of world communism, and political ideologies. In 2006, he chaired the Presidential Commission for the Analysis of the Communist Dictatorship in Romania. Between 1998-2004, he was the editor of the journal “East European Politics and Societies.” Together with Marius Stan, he is working on a book titled “Two Sisters in Dark Times: Jewish Identities and Political Choices in the 20th Century.”

RSVP Laura Toma (tomalaura@hotmail.com)
Sponsor: Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, UC Berkeley (ISEEES)

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