The European Studies Council presents a book Talk:
“Defectors: How the Illicit Flight of Soviet Citizens Built the Borders of the Cold War World.”
Erik R. Scott, Associate Professor of History and director of the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, University of Kansas.
Erik R. Scott is the author of Familiar Strangers: The Georgian Diaspora and the Evolution of Soviet Empire (OUP, 2016) and editor of The Russian Review.
The Book Talk will be moderated by David Engerman, Leitner International Interdisciplinary Professor of History.