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Tuesday, November 27

Youth's Revolt against the Non-Democratic Regimes: A Live Interview with Olena Nikolayenko, Fordham University
3:00 pm
Sean Guillory and Olena Nikolayenko
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, European Studies Center and Global Studies Center along with Children’s Literature and Cultural Studies Program
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At the turn of the twenty-first century, a tide of nonviolent youth movements swept across Eastern Europe demanding political change in repressive political regimes in Serbia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, and Ukraine that emerged since the collapse of communism. This live interview with Olena Nikolayenko will discuss these youth movements and their ability to mobilize citizens against the authoritarian governments on the eve of national elections.