Please join us for a talk with Mark von Hagen, recently appointed interim Director of the ASU Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian & Eastern European Studies, and former Director of the Harriman Institute.
Mark von Hagen, recently appointed interim Director of the ASU Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian & East European Studies, teaches the history of Eastern Europe and Russia, with a focus on Ukrainian-Russian relations, at Arizona State University, after teaching 24 years at Columbia University, where he also chaired the history department and directed the Harriman Institute. He also serves as professor and dean of the philosophy faculty of the Free Ukrainian University in Munich. He is chair of the international advisory board of the German-Ukrainian Historians Commission and member of the Steering Committee of the Leonid Nevzlin Center’s 1917 project (Hebrew University of Jerusalem).
He was elected President of the International Association for Ukrainian Studies in 2002 and presided over the Congress in Donetsk in 2005. He also served as President of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (2009).