John Bernbaum: Why Did Putin Invade Ukraine & Why Should Christians Care? (video recording)

Is it possible to know why Putin decided to attack Ukraine in February 2022 and what he is hoping to achieve? Can Ukraine survive this attack from its much larger northern neighbor? And how should followers of Jesus understand the dynamics of this war and what should our response be? Join us for a talk by Russian history specialist and visiting scholar Dr. John Bernbaum.

The Politics of Memory in Russia

by Jenna Hunt. My Museum Studies masters’ thesis focused on museums of communism, and as part of my research I traveled to Central and Eastern Europe and analyzed several museums as case studies. One of these was the Perm-36 Gulag Museum, located on the western edge of the Ural Mountains. I arrived in the city …

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News Brief: What’s Happening in Ukraine?

by Bruce Berglund Just the other day, a student in my world history course called out before the start of class: “Hey, do you know anything about this Ukraine business?” He got a lot more than he probably expected. Just over a decade ago, when I was assistant director of the University of Kansas’ Center …

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