America's Famine Relief Mission to Soviet Russia: A Centennial Symposium
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
West Branch, IA
Four scholars will present papers with discussion to follow.
"Herbert Hoover and Famine Relief to Soviet Russian, 1921-1923"
George H. Nash, Historian and Presidential Biographer
"Food as a Weapon? American Relief to Europe and the Rising Tide of Bolshevism, 1919-1921'
Charlie Laderman, Senior Lecturer in International History, Kings College London
'"Hoover Must Be Punished': The Politics and legacy of America's Errand of Mercy"
Bertrand M. Patenaude, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford, CA
"The Gift of Corn: American Humanitarian Aid to Russia in the Famine of 1891-1892"
Olga Ovcharskaia, PhD candidate in Slavic Languages and Literature, Stanford University
All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.