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Volha Charnysh, Comparative Politics Colloquium

October 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Volha Charnysh, Assistant Professor of Political Science, MIT

Co-sponsored by the Erasmus + Jean Monnet Projects and the Comparative Politics Colloquium of the Department of Political Science

Dr. Volha Charnysh joined MIT’s Department of Political Science in the fall of 2018. In 2017-2018, she was a fellow at the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at the Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. She received her PhD in Government from Harvard University in May 2017.

Dr. Charnysh’s research focuses on historical political economy, legacies of violence, nation- and state-building, and ethnic politics. Her book project examines the long-run effects of forced migration in the aftermath of World War II in Eastern Europe, synthesizing several decades of micro-level data collected during a year of fieldwork in Poland, funded by the Social Science Research Council and Center for European Studies.

Learn more about the Comparative Politics Colloquium. 


October 24, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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