59 min

World War II Memory in Putin's Russia History Talk

    • History

Russian President Vladimir Putin has gone to extraordinary lengths to commemorate the Second World War. Even though the war ended over 77 years ago, Putin has made World War II memory central to contemporary Russian national identity.  This talk will explore how war remembrance serves Putin’s interests, including with regard to his war in Ukraine.  

Panelists:  David L. Hoffmann, College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor, Department of History, The Ohio State University  and Nicholas Breyfogle (Moderator), Associate Professor of History and Director, Goldberg Center for Excellence in Teaching, The Ohio State University  

This talk is a presentation by the Clio Society in the Ohio State University Department of History.

A transcript of this podcast is available at https://origins.osu.edu/listen/history-talk/world-war-ii-memory-putins-russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin has gone to extraordinary lengths to commemorate the Second World War. Even though the war ended over 77 years ago, Putin has made World War II memory central to contemporary Russian national identity.  This talk will explore how war remembrance serves Putin’s interests, including with regard to his war in Ukraine.  

Panelists:  David L. Hoffmann, College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor, Department of History, The Ohio State University  and Nicholas Breyfogle (Moderator), Associate Professor of History and Director, Goldberg Center for Excellence in Teaching, The Ohio State University  

This talk is a presentation by the Clio Society in the Ohio State University Department of History.

A transcript of this podcast is available at https://origins.osu.edu/listen/history-talk/world-war-ii-memory-putins-russia

59 min

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