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Thursday, Nov. 30

Citizen Countess: Sofia Panina & The Russian Revolution

A special lunchtime conversation to mark the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution

11:30am, St. Augustine Center, Room 300, Villanova Campus

Russian Countess Sofia Panina (1871-1956) was a pioneering social reformer and the first woman to hold a cabinet position in any modern government. She was also the first political prisoner to be publicly tried by the Bolsheviks after the October Revolution. Join Dean Adele Lindenmeyr, Ph.D., as she discusses her research and recently completed book on the extraordinary countess. Hosted by the Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest, Dean Lindenmeyr will be interviewed by Villanova historian Lynne Hartnett.

Open to Villanova students, faculty and staff

 

General info:

Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Villanova, PA 19085
Tel: (610) 519-4660
lepage@villanova.edu

In person:

The Lepage Center is located on the campus of Villanova University, inside the St. Augustine Center, Room 410.

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