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Georg B. Michels: The World Turned Upside Down, Hungarian Revolt, Habsburg Collapse, and the Ottomans"

Date and Time: 
Monday, November 8, 2021. 05:30 PM
Meeting Location: 
Stanford Humanities Center Board Room
Workshop: 
Eurasian Empires
Meeting Description: 

Georg B. Michels is professor of history at the University of California, Riverside and specializes in early modern Habsburg and Russian history with focus on religion and popular revolt. He just published The Habsburg Empire under Siege: Ottoman Expansion and Hungarian Revolt in the Age of Grand Vizier Ahmed Köprülü (1661-76) (McGill-Queens University Press, 2021). Michels has received fellowships/grants from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Harvard’s Russian Research Center, the Social Science Research Council, IREX, the UC President’s Humanities Research Office, and the American Council of Learned Societies. He also held visiting professorships at Harvard University and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. His other publications include At War with the Church: Religion and Dissent in Seventeenth Century Russia (Stanford, 1999) and the co-edited Russia’s Dissident Old Believers (1650-1950) (Minneapolis, 2009).

This event will be held in a hybrid format. Pre-registration is required, whether attending by Zoom or in person. >>

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