On March 13, 2023, at 6:30 p.m., Professor of History Brian Glyn Williams will deliver a hybrid Corsair Chat reflecting on the past year of the Russian war in Ukraine. The event, "A History of Putin's 2022-2023 War: The Role of American Weapons, Ukrainian Resistance, and Russian Folly in the Largest Conflict in Europe Since WWII," will expand on William's March 2022 Corsair Chat at the start of the conflict.
The event is free and open to the public. Individuals can attend the on-campus presentation or watch via Zoom. Please RSVP for either in-person and virtual attendance. After his presentation, there will be an open Q&A session for the audience to ask Professor Williams questions about the war and its implications.
The lecture comes soon after the one-year anniversary of the war and will feature Williams' expertise as a "historicizer" of contemporary warfare, including his time spent working for U.S. Central Command in the war in Afghanistan, to provide a chronicle of the war that millions have followed, but whose recent history remains largely untold. Williams is the author of three books on imperialism and warfare in Ukraine and Russia and has spent time in this disputed region going back to the late Soviet period.
The lecture will be held via Zoom and in the Marketplace. The Marketplace is located across from the Campus Center, above the Frederick Douglass Unity House. Parking is available in Lots 4, 5, or 6.
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Please visit Professor Williams' website for articles on the conflict and photographs of fieldwork in Ukraine and other war zones.