Lunch Talk on Soviet “Scientific Atheism” and archival research by Prof. Smolkin-Rothrock — 10/27

“In the Archives of the Soviet Institute of Marxism-Leninism”
With Professor Victoria Smolkin-Rothrock, on Thursday, October 27, from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M., in Allbritton 311.  Professor Smolkin-Rothrock will speak about her research on Soviet “Scientific Atheism” in the archives of Moscow’s Institute of Marxism-Leninism, the archive of the central organs of the Soviet Communist party.  Come learn about the relationship of archival documents to the lives of their subjects and strategies for filling in the gaps in the official record.  Iguanas Ranas lunch will be served, courtesy of the History Department.