a public event
50 Years After: The Hungarian Revolution Reconsidered
A public lecture by Charles Gati, Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Thursday, November 09, 2006Charles Gati is the author of Failed Illusions: Moscow, Washington, Budapest, and the 1956 Hungarian Revolt (Stanford University Press, 2006). The 1956 Hungarian revolution, and its suppression by the U.S.S.R., was a key event in the cold war, demonstrating deep dissatisfaction with both the communist system and old-fashioned Soviet imperialism. But now, fifty years later, the simplicity of this David and Goliath story should be revisited, according to Charles Gati’s new history of the revolt.
His other publications include The Bloc That Failed (1990), and Hungary and the Soviet Bloc (1986), which received the Marshall Shulman Prize for outstanding book published in the United States on Soviet foreign policy. He is co-author, editor, co-editor and contributor for 16 other volumes and the author of dozens of articles in professional journals, including Foreign Affairs. Professor Gati is a former senior adviser with the Policy Planning Staff of the U.S. Department of State.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6275 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
For more information please contact
Tel: (310) 825-4060
jrobbins @ international.ucla.edu
Sponsor(s): Center for European and Eurasian Studies