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A Historical Approach to Russian-German Relations

September 7, 2022 @ 12:00 pm

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Ian Ona Johnson, the P. J. Moran Family Assistant Professor of Military History at the University of Notre Dame, will speak on a Historical Approach to Russian-German Relations.

Moderated by Manfred Philipp, assisted by Milan WojcieszekMechthild Schmidt Feist, and Mary Kate Boldyrev

Dr. Johnson was a Fulbright-Hays Fellow at the Russian State University for the Humanities, and has worked in archives in Moscow, Lipetsk, Samara, and other localities. He has studied and conducted research at Ohio State University, the University of Texas at Austin, Yale University, the US Army War College, and at the International University in Moscow. His undergraduate degree is from Claremont-McKenna College. His Polish Studies Initiative award supported research in London and Warsaw.  He was a fellow of Stanford University’s USA-Russia Forum and has participated in workshops at the University of Bielefeld. His monograph, The Faustian Bargain: Secret Soviet-German Military Cooperation in the Interwar Period, was published in 2021 by Oxford University Press and received a 2022 Distinguished Book Award. He is preparing a book chapter on the Polish-Bolshevik war of 1920 and has spoken on how a team of Polish mathematicians won the 1920 Battle of Warsaw.

This event is hosted by the City University of New York. CREECA is not a sponsor of this event.


September 7, 2022
12:00 pm