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Forums on Ukraine/Russia planned at Indiana State University

March 1, 2022

The crisis unfolding in Ukraine is the focus of forums at Indiana State University on Tuesday, March 1, and Thursday, March 3. They are open to all.

4 p.m. Tuesday, March 1

"What is Happening in Ukraine and Why Does It Matter?"

Library Events Area, Cunningham Memorial Library

Dr. Barbara Skinner will conduct a Q&A on the Russian war in Ukraine and its importance to the U.S. and the world. Dr. Skinner is a Professor of History at ISU specializing in Russia and Ukraine.

4 p.m. Thursday, March 3

Expert Panel on "Understanding Russia's War in Ukraine"

Zoom Webinar Link

Meeting ID: 965 9328 4074

Passcode: 848800

--Dr. Polina Kaniuka, alumna, Higher Education Leadership, Indiana State University, and native of Ukraine

--Dr. Skinner

--Dr. Regina Smyth, Department of Political Science, specializing in Russian politics, foreign and domestic policy, Indiana University

Moderated by Dr. James Gustafson, Department of History, Indiana State University

Organizers include professors Ruth Fairbanks, Gustafson, and Skinner. These events are sponsored by the ISU Department of History, International Studies Program, Department of Multidisciplinary Studies, Cunnigham Memorial Library, and College of Arts and Sciences.