9. 2. 2016. at 16:03
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Invitation to a lecture by prof. Wachtel, American University of Central Asia

The Faculty of Law in Zagreb invites you to a lecture by prof. Andrew Wachtel of the American University of Central Asia, Kyrgysztan on ''Who is who? Making Ethnic Citizens in Southeast Europe and Central Asia''. The lecture will take place on Tuesday 23 February at 12:00 o'clock in the faculty hall., Trg maršala Tita 14. The lecture will be held in English language without translation. Andrew Wachtel is the president of the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.  Previously he was dean of The Graduate School and director of the Roberta Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies at Northwestern University.  A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, his interests range from Russian literature and culture to East European and Balkan culture, history and politics to contemporary Central Asia.  

Andrew Wachtel is the president of the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.  Previously he was dean of The Graduate School and director of the Roberta Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies at Northwestern University.  A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, his interests range from Russian literature and culture to East European and Balkan culture, history and politics to contemporary Central Asia.  His most recent published books are The Balkans in World History (Oxford UP, 2008) Russian Literature (with Ilya Vinitsky, Polity Press, 2008), and Remaining Relevant After Communism: The Role of the Writer in Eastern Europe (U. of Chicago Press, 2006).  He is also active as a translator from Russian, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian and Slovene and his most recent book of translations of the Russian poet Anzhelina Polonskaya, Paul Klee’s Boat (Zephyr Press, 2014) was short-listed for the 2014 PEN Poetry Translation Prize.  Currently, he is also serving as a consultant for the 5/100 project sponsored by the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation.

Andrea Mišković
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