Understanding the Crisis in Ukraine: A Faculty Roundtable

March 31, 2014

Russia’s annexation of Crimea is the first time one European nation has claimed territory from another since World War II. What happened? What will happen? In this roundtable discussion, a multidisciplinary group of Penn Arts and Sciences experts tackle the big questions, give historical context, and discuss Putin's next steps.


The panelists:

Thomas Childers, Sheldon and Lucy Hackney Professor of History

Michael Horowitz, Associate Professor of Political Science

Ellen Kennedy, Professor of Political Science

Benjamin Nathans, Ronald S. Lauder Endowed Term Associate Professor of History

Kevin Platt, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Chair in the Humanities in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literature

Rudra Sil, Professor of Political Science


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