Ashoka University organised a lecture by Professor Stephen Kotkin
Professor Kotkin presented a lecture on "Stalin: Waiting for Hitler", on Monday, December 18.
Office of PR & Communications18 December, 2017 | 3 min read
Ashoka University was delighted to host a lecture on “Stalin: Waiting for Hitler” by Professor Stephen Kotkin from Princeton University.
Stephen Kotkin is John P. Birkelund ’52 Professor in History and International Affairs; Co-Director, Program in History and the Practice of Diplomacy; Director, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies at Princeton University. He is one of the most distinguished historians of our time. He is the author of several books including the highly acclaimed and path-breaking Magnetic Mountain: Stalinism as a Civilization (Berkeley: University of California, 1995) Steeltown, USSR: Soviet Society in the Gorbachev Era (Berkeley: University of California, 1991; paperback with an afterword, 1993). He has also written extensively on contemporary Russia and has edited several books on the subject. His two-volume biography of Stalin is already a classic in the genre.