Russia/Eurasia/Eastern Europe

Views of Velikiy Novgorod. The Yuriev Monastery as seen from the river.

The study of Russian, Eurasian, and Eastern European history at Princeton focuses on the seventeenth through twentieth centuries. Imperial Russia, the Soviet Union, and modern Russia as well as Poland and the Baltic states are special strengths of the Department. Faculty members study topics as wide-ranging as comparative politics, modernism in the arts and politics, biological and nuclear warfare, totalitarian and authoritarian regimes, and the Holocaust.

Photo credit: A. Savin, licensed under CC BY-SA 1.0.

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