|Event||The Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact with Dr. Gorodetsky|
|When||Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm|
|Where||Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center McGhee Library|
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Full Title: 'The Dramatis Personae behind the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact with Professor Gabriel Gorodetsky'
Gabriel Gorodestky will re-examine the Ribbentrop-Molotov pact in the light of the personal diary of Ivan Maisky, Soviet ambassador in London from 1934-1943. Rather than focus on the traditional controversy concerning the role of ideology in the formulation of Stalin’s foreign policy an emphasis will be put on the role of the personalities involved in the process, as well as the political culture in which they performed. The impact of the purges on the execution of foreign policy, in enhancing preconceived ideas and mutual suspicions, would emerge as a key to understanding Stalin’s fateful decision to side with Nazi Germany, paving the way to the outbreak of World War II.
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|Contact||Eugene Imas CERES Program and Outreach Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sponsors||Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies|
Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies
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