Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop -- Fall 2021 schedule

Below find the revised Fall 2021 schedule for the Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop. Aside from Kate Brown's visit this Wednesday, October 20th, all fall quarter meetings will still be held remotely.


Due to a conflict, we have cancelled the meeting originally scheduled for Week 5, October 27th. Roy Kimmey will now present during Week 8, on November 17th from 4:30-6:00 pm CST.


Should you have any questions, or if there is any way we can help facilitate your participation, please contact us at or We thank you for your patience and flexibility!


All best,

Elena Hoffenberg and Madeline Adams


Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop Fall 2021 Schedule

Wednesdays 4:30-6:00 PM (CST)

Papers and Zoom links circulated one week in advance

Coordinators Elena Hoffenberg and Madeline Adams



Week 1: September 29th

Kenneth B. Moss, Harriet and Ulrich E. Meyer Professor of Jewish History and the College

Title: “National Renaissance and International Horizons: Editors’ Introduction to the Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, v. 7 (co-authored with Israel Bartal)


Week 3: October 13th

Greg Valdespino, PhD Candidate, History

Title: “At Home in Empire: Dwelling, Domesticity, and Welfare in France and Senegal, 1914-1974”


*Week 4*: October 20th (Co-hosted with CEERES)

Kate Brown, Thomas M. Siebel Distinguished Professor in History of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Title: “Soviet Green is the Soviet Everyday: How the World’s Largest Ecological Movement was Mistaken as Failure”


Week 7: November 10th

Fabian Baumann, Postdoctoral Fellow, History

Title: “Diverging Paths: An Intimate History of Russian and Ukrainian Nationalism in Late Imperial Kiev”


*Week 8*: November 17th

Roy Kimmey, PhD Candidate, History

Title: “Life beyond Labor: The ‘New (Romani) Socialist Man’”


Week 9: November 24th



Week 11: December 8th

Abigail Holekamp, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Title: “Commemorating the Commune from Paris to Petersburg”