Lithuanians and Jews in the 19th Century: Antisemitism, Anti-Jewish Violence and a Pragmatic Alliance

February 4, 2016
3:00 PM
Coor Hall, Rm 4403
Event Description: 

Dr. Darius Staliunas received his Ph. D. from Kaunas Vytautas Magnus University. Since 2000, Darius Staliunas has been a deputy director at the Lithuanian Institute of History. He teaches at Vilnius and Klaipėda universities. Staliunas is the author of Making Russians: Meaning and Practice of Russification in Lithuania and Belarus after 1863 (Amsterdam/New York, NY: Rodopi, 2007); Enemies for a Day: Antisemitism and Anti-Jewish Violence in Lithuania under the Tsars (Budapest/New York: CEU Press, 2015); and Lithuanian Nationalism and the Vilnius Question, 1883-1940 (Marburg: Herder-Institut, 2015; co-author – Dangiras Mačiulis). His research interests include issues of Russian nationality policy in the so-called Northwestern Region (Lithuania and Belorussia), ethnic conflicts, as well as problems of historiography and places of memory in Lithuania.