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Making Sense of the Shaking: The 1861-62 Lake Baikal Earthquakes and the Meanings of Nature in Imperial Russia

Nicholas B. Breyfogle, The Ohio State University

October 28, 2020 · 12:00 pm EDT · via Zoom – Registration Required

Center for Collaborative History

Russia & Eurasia Workshop

Registration is required to attend this workshop.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing a unique link to join the meeting. If there is a pre-circulated paper, it will be distributed to those who registered approximately one-week prior to the workshop.

Nicholas B. Breyfogle is Associate Professor of History and Director of the Harvey Goldberg Center for Excellence in Teaching at The Ohio State University. He is the author/editor of nine volumes, including Eurasian Environments: Nature and Ecology in Imperial Russian and Soviet History (2018), Nature at War: American Environments and World War II (2020), Readings in Water History (2020), and Heretics and Colonizers: Forging Russia’s Empire in the South Caucasus (2005). He is currently completing the book, “Baikal: the Great Lake and its People.” Since 2007, Breyfogle has worked as co-editor of the online magazine/podcast/video channel Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective, origins.osu.edu.

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