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CREECA Spring Lecture Series

Writing an Integrated History of Central Asia: The Pleasures and Perils of Thinking Across the Russian-Chinese Imperial Boundary

Event Details

Thursday, April 26, 2018
4-5:30 p.m.
Over the last century and a half, the two parts of Central Asia (“eastern” and “western,” “Chinese” and “Russian”) have undergone radical transformations under imperial and communist regimes that have often unfolded in tandem. Please join History professor Adeeb Khalid, Carleton College, as he discusses some issues he has encountered while trying to write a general history of Central Asia that incorporates both the former Russian/Soviet lands and Xinjiang.