HIGHS/Davis Center Book Talk: Gorbachev: His Life and Times


Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 4:15pm to 5:45pm


CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

William Taubman, Bertrand Snell Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Amherst College, is the author of  Gorbachev: His Life and Times, to be published on September 5, 2017. Taubman’s Khrushchev: The Man and His Era, published in 2003, was awarded the 2004 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Award for biography. Taubman chairs the Advisory Committee of the Cold War International History Project at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington During 2009, he was the President of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies. He has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and has received the Karel Кramar Medal of the Czech Republic and the Order of Friendship of the Russian Federation,

Copies of this book will be available for sale at the event.


William Taubman, Bertrand Snell Professor of Political Science, Emeritus, Amherst College
Chair: Mark Kramer, Program Director, Project on Cold War Studies

Co-sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and the Harvard International & Global History Seminar.

For more information, please call 617-495-4037.