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Borderlands, Cross-border Politics, and Kin-State Dynamics

Thursday, February 23 at 1pm ET

Borderlands are a useful conceptual tool to capture complex economic and social interactions as well as identity dynamics involving communities that have ties that cross recognized geographic borders. This panel brings together a group of respected scholars to consider borderlands and the impact cross-border politics have on identity and nationalism, a topic made ever more timely within the context of Russia’s war on Ukraine


Kristina Kallas (U of Tartu, EE)
Myra Waterbury (Ohio U, US)
Harris Mylonas (George Washington U, US)
Alina Jašina-Schäfer (Federal Institute for Culture and History of the Germans in Eastern Europe, DE)
Moderator: Angela Kachuyevski (Arcadia U, US)