Hillary Gerber

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Articles by Hillary Gerber

Event Recap: “Literature and Reality” with Robert Chandler

On a trip to Moscow to meet with Vasily Grossman’s granddaughter, Robert Chandler recalled seeing a room with Grossman’s things. There, the translator was shocked to see the same line of little sculpted animals that had featured in “Everything Flows.” It seems, then, that the figure of the young boy was inspired by Grossman’s own life, elements of which the author deliberately wove into his prose. 

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Event Recap: Soviet Judgment at Nuremberg: A New History of the International Military Tribunal after World War II (with Francine Hirsch)

On October 1, 2021, the Jordan Center hosted Professor Francine Hirsch, Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for a talk about her book titled Soviet Judgment at Nuremberg: A New History of the International Military Tribunal after the Second World War.

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Falshfasad: Disavowed Infrastructure and Everyday Mate-realism in Wild Capitalist Moscow (with Michal Murawski, University College London)

On September 17, 2021, the Jordan Center hosted Michał Murawski for the talk “Falshfasad: Disavowed Infrastructure and Everyday Mate-realism in Wild Capitalist Moscow.” Murawski is a Lecturer in Critical Area Studies at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies at University College London. He is currently writing a book on architectural aesthetics and politics in Putin-era Moscow. 

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