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“Turmoil in Eastern Europe: Ukraine and Beyond”: U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Thursday Morning Lecture Series.:

Every Thurs., Sept. 22–Oct. 20 & Oct. 28. Series of 6 weekly talks exploring political and social transformations in

Ukraine since the fall of the Soviet Union. Sept. 22: WSU political science professor Kevin Deegan-Krause on “Understanding Eastern Europe.” Sept. 29: Oakland University political science professor Paul Kubicek on “Ukraine Is Not Russia: A Brief Survey of Ukrainian History.” Oct. 6: Oakland University biology professor Taras K. Oleksyk, a Ukraine native, on “A Better Future for Us All: Why the World Needs to Learn About the Ukrainian Identity.”  Oct. 13: Retired U.S international development officer Susan Fritz on “Considerations for a Post-Conflict Assistance Program in Ukraine.” Oct. 20: Avant-Garde Ukrainian Theatre (Toronto) technical director Andriy Pereklita on “​​Ukraine and Its Culture, the Present Looking Through the Mirror of the Past into the Future.” Oct. 28: U-M public policy professor John Ciociari on “Understanding Global Responses to the War in Ukraine.” 10–11:30 a.m., WCC Morris Lawrence Bldg. Towsley Auditorium, 4800 E. Huron River Dr. Preregistration required at olli-umich.org. $61 (members, $36) for the 6-lecture series. $10 per lecture for members. Membership, $25 a year. 998–9351.

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