Famine and Socialism: In China and the Soviet Union

Felix Wemheuer, University of Vienna lectures on famine & socialism

Monday, Sept. 21, 2009
Munce Conference Room (Archer 110)
20 Derne Street, Boston

Felix Wemheuer, PhD., University of Vienna presents the lecture "Famine and Socialism: Exploring the Cases of China and the Soviet Union."  Why did both China and the Soviet Union experience massive famine episodes in the twentieth century?  Because of broken systems, or political imperatives? This lecture is a presentation of the Barbara and Richard M. Rosenberg Institute for East Asian Studies.  For more information about the Institute, please click here.

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