a public event
Does Familiarity Breed Contempt? Inter-Ethnic Contact and Support for Extremist Parties in Interwar Eastern Europe
A public lecture by Professor Jason Wittenberg sponsored by CEES
Wednesday, January 25, 2006
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6275 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
The Center for European and Eurasian Studies invites the public to a lecture by Professor Jason Wittenberg, Assistant Professor of Political Science at UC Berkeley. Wittenberg received his Ph.D. in political science from MIT in 1999. His primary research interests include the comparative politics of Eastern Europe, political behavior, religion and politics, and social science methodology.
His current research focuses on the social bases of support for fascist and communist movements in interwar Eastern Europe. He is also the author of a forthcoming book, tentatively entitled, Crucibles of Political Loyalty: Church Institutions and Electoral continuity in Hungary. (Cambridge University Press), as well as an author and co-author of a number of articles on statistical methods and modeling. He was an assistant professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and has held fellowships at the Hellen Kellogg Institute at the University of Notre Dame and the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, Harvard University.
Cost: The lecture is free and open to the public.
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Sponsor(s): Center for European and Eurasian Studies