Sheila Fitzpatrick at TAMEW

Please join the Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop on Wednesday, November 29, 5pm, for our final session of the fall quarter. In conjunction with the Interdisciplinary Approaches to Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia (REECA) workshop, we are exited to welcome Sheila Fitzpatrick, Bernadotte E. Schmitt Distinguished Service Professor Emerita at the University of Chicago. Professor Fitzpatrick will present her paper " The Tramp’s Tale: Travels within the Soviet Union and Across its Borders, 1920-1950” Commentary will be provided by Eleonor Gilburd, Assistant Professor of History and the College.


The paper will be made available in advance by Friday November 24. For those who are not members of the workshop and do not have access to the canvas or chalk pages, please email the Workshop coordinators Gregory Valdespino ( or Alexander Herbert ( to get a copy of the paper.


We will meet in the John Hope Franklin Room (SS 224), 5-6:30PM. After the event, we will have a dinner that all workshop participants are encouraged to attend. If you do plan on coming to the dinner, please RSVP by Sunday, November 26.