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Re-touching the Sovereign: Biochemistry of Perpetual Leninism

October 8, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this session of the Intellectual History Workshop, Alexei Yurchak of the University of California, Berkeley to speak on “Re-touching the Sovereign: Biochemistry of Perpetual Leninism”.

Yurchak is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No More: The Last Soviet Generation (Princeton, 2006), which won the 2007 Vucinich Book Prize for the best book of the year from the American Society of Slavic, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies. At the moment he is working on a book on the scientific and political projects of preserving Lenin’s body and the bodies of other communist leaders around the world.


Please RSVP with Anastasia Skoybedo (CEMS), as8551@nyu.edu to attend and to receive the precirculated paper for this event. 


This event is hosted and co-sponsored by the Consortium of Intellectual and Cultural History at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies (CEMS).


October 8, 2015
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Remarque Institute Seminar Room
53 Washington Square South, Room 324
New York, NY 10012 United States