Wilson Center Experts

George Liber

Former Short-Term Scholar
Kennan Institute

Contact Information:
Russia and Eurasia
Soviet Union
Professor, Department of History, University of ALabama at Birmingham
Wilson Center Project(s):
De-Stalinization and the Politics of Culture Shift: Soviet Ukraine, 1953-1956

Project Summary

In order to assess the first few years of de-Stalinization in Soviet Ukraine, the project will probe the cultural factors underpinning the relationship between the communist party of Ukraine and the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

Previous Terms at the Wilson Center:
July 2009 - Short Term Grant: " Modern Ukraine: A Short History"; May 2002 - Short Term Grant: "The Soviet Union and the Dialiectics of Nation-Building, 1917 - 1991"; December 1998 - Short Term Grant: "Alexander Dovzhenko, 1894 - 1956: Tradition, Modernity and Stalinist Realities"