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The Baltic States 20 Years After Independence: Achievements and Disappointments

A public lecture by Mark Kramer, Harvard University, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.

Mark Kramer is Director of the Cold War Studies Program at Harvard University and a Senior Fellow of Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies. He has taught at Harvard, Yale, and Brown Universities and was formerly an Academy Scholar in Harvard's Academy of International and Area Studies and a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University.
Professor Kramer is the author of Crisis in Czechoslovakia, 1968: The Prague Spring and the Soviet InvasionSoldier and State in Poland: Civil-Military Relations and Institutional Change After CommunismCrisis in the Communist World, 1956: De-Stalinization, the Soviet Union, and Upheavals in Poland and HungaryThe Collapse of the Soviet Union; and Income Distribution and Social Transfer Policies in the Post-Communist Transition: Changing Patterns of Inequality. Much like his earlier projects, his forthcoming book entitled From Dominance to Hegemony to Collapse: Soviet Policy in East-Central Europe, 1945-1991 draws heavily on new archival sources from the former Communist world.

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