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2017-2018 Maya Brin Resident Lev Lurie


The Maya Brin Residency Program is pleased to welcome the Russian historian, journalist, radio host, and the author of many books about Russian history Lev Lurie, who will be visiting the University of Maryland, College Park from October 9 to October 20, 2017.

The theme for this year's residency is Russia: Looking Backward and Forward. Lev Lurie will participate in a roundtable on October 13 and visit classes with lectures. All events are free to students and the public.

Lurie's website:

Read articles by Lurie (in English):

Anna Akhmatova: the Poer Who Buried Stalin   

Old Ladoga

Read a few chapters from a book by Andrew Meier Black Eath: a Journey through Russia after the Fall

Watch youtube video (in Russian)

100th Anniversary of the October Revolution here:

Petersburg and Dostoyevsky here: