September 21, 2023

Harris Co-Organizes Session on Russia’s War on Ukraine

Professor of History Steven Harris moderated and co-organized a session for George Mason University’s “Russia’s War on Ukraine in Historical Perspective.”

Sofia Dyak, Taras Nazaruk, and Natalia Otrishchenko from the Center for Urban History in Lviv, Ukraine spoken about the work of their Center documenting the war through oral history and preserving social media archives during a time of war. They also the question: “How can scholars of the present help preserve a moment in history for historians of the future?”

Dr. Harris is the author of Communism on Tomorrow Street: Mass Housing and Everyday Life after Stalin. He is also the co-organizer of the Second World Urbanity project and is currently at work on a new book project, Flying Aeroflot: A History of the Soviet Union in the Jet Age.