Guest Lecture by Veljko Vujačić on Russian and Serbian nationalism after Communism

Welcome to a guest lecture entitled

Nationalism, Myth, and the State in Russia and Serbia: Antecedents of the Dissolution of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia

by Professor Veljko Vujačić.

Time: Thursday 23.11.2017 at 2.15 - 3.45 pm
Venue: Aleksanteri Institute 2nd floor meeting room (Unioninkatu 33, Helsinki)

The event is free and open to all.

About the speaker:

  Veljko Vujačić is Provost of the European University at St Petersburg and Professor of Sociology at Oberlin College. Professor Vujačić’s fields of specialization include sociological theory, political sociology and comparative-historical sociology, with a special focus on theories of nationalism and the development of communism and nationalism in the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia. He has published articles on these topics in Theory and Society, Post-Soviet Affairs, East European Politics and Societies, Comparative Politics, Research in Political Sociology, The International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, The Encyclopedia of Revolutions, The Concise Encyclopedia of Comparative Sociology, and various edited volumes. Professor Vujačić is the author of two books: The Sociology of Nationalism: Essays in Theoretical and Applied Sociology with Case Studies of Russia and Serbia (Beograd: JP Službeni glasnik, 2013; in Serbian), and Nationalism, Myth, and the State in Russia and Serbia: Antecedents of the Dissolution of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia (Cambridge University Press, 2015).