March 2, 2016 at 2:45 pm

Contemporary History | Russia and the Eastern Front, April 7

The Contemporary History Institute lecture series presents Professor David R. Stone on “Russia and the Eastern Front, 1914-1917” on Thursday, April 7, at 4:30 p.m. in Baker 242. This event was postponed from February.

Dr. David Stone

Dr. David Stone

Stone teaches Strategy and Policy at the United States Naval War College. He received his B.A. in history and mathematics from Wabash College and his Ph.D. in history from Yale University. He has taught at Hamilton College and at Kansas State University, where he served as director of the Institute for Military History. He has also been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University.

His first book Hammer and Rifle: The Militarization of the Soviet Union, 1926-1933 (2000) won the Shulman Prize of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies and the Best First Book Prize of the Historical Society. He has also published A Military History of Russia: From Ivan the Terrible to the War in Chechnya, (2006), and The Russian Army in the Great War: The Eastern Front, 1914-1917, (2015). He edited The Soviet Union at War, 1941-1945, (2010) and is the author of several dozen articles and book chapters on Russian and Soviet military history and foreign policy.

This event is free and open to the public.

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