The present Ukrainian city of Odessa, formerly an economic asset for the Russian Empire and a resort town for the Soviet Union, always a non-conformist city at once rambunctious and European in style, has become a contested area. Herlihy’s historical account provides an insight into the reasons why this Black Sea port is of such economic, strategic and cultural importance today.
Moderator: Vladislav Davidzon, Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Odessa Review
When: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 4:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Where: Room S-030, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA