How Revolutionary Russia Began to Shape the Middle East: A Biographical Vision

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
William L. Harkness Hall (WLH ), Sudler Hall See map
100 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
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Norihiro Naganawa is Professor of Central Eurasian Studies at the Slavic and Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University, and at the Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA), Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (cross-appointment). Based on the local knowledge of Russia’s Volga-Urals region, his research interests cover global circulation of Islamic knowledge, nationalism, and radicalism, as well as entangled history of Russia and the Middle East. His works have appeared in Slavic Review, Kritika, Ab Imperio, and Religion, State & Society. His book Islamic Russia: Empire, Religion, and Public Sphere, 1905-1917 received the 2019 Mishima Kaiun Memorial Award given annually to a distinguished contribution to the study of Asian history. Currently he is editing a volume titled Dreams of Emancipation: A Transnational History of Revolutionary Russia (under contract with Academic Studies Press).

Norihiro Naganawa, Professor on Russian and Eurasian History Hokkaido University