The Search for a Cold War Legitimacy: Foreign Policy and Tito's Yugoslavia

A book discussion featuring:

Robert Niebuhr
The author, who earned his doctorate in history with his research focusing on politics in the former Yugoslavia during the Cold War. He has spent several years living and studying abroad, including a year in Croatia as a Fulbright Scholar where he did archival research for his Master of Arts. He also spent time doing research and working in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Mostar and Sarajevo), Kosovo (Prishtina), and in Serbia (Novi Sad and Belgrade). At Barrett, The Honors College, Niebuhr teaches courses such as The Human Event and History of Ideas. 

Danko Šipka,
A discussant, who holds a doctorate in psychology, for which he wrote the dissertation, “The Concepts of Democracy and National Interest, Attitudes toward Those Values and Interpretation of Political Events,” using the example of the war in the former Yugoslavia.  He also holds a doctorate in linguistics and a habilitation in Slavic studies. Šipka is a professor of Slavic languages and applied linguistics at ASU, where he teaches Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Polish, and Slavic linguistics in the School of International Letters and Cultures.

Andrej Milivojevic
A discussant, who earned his doctorate in history and is completing a monograph, "Self-Managed Globalization: International Integration and Regional Fragmentation in Socialist Yugoslavia." As an instructor and visiting lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, he has taught courses such as European economic history, the international economy of the 20th century, and "How Does History Count?" Milivojevic received Title VIII funding to conduct research at the Woodrow Wilson Center and a Max Weber Fellowship to conduct research at the European University Institute (Florence, Italy).

Dessert will be served at the event.

This event is sponsored by the Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies and Barrett, The Honors College.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 12:15pm to 2:00pm
Tempe campus
Vista Theater, Vista del Sol Community Center
David Brokaw