The Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies and the Department of History and Archaeology cordially invite you to a lecture entitled What is Russian Orientalism? by Professor David Schimmelpenninck Van Der Oye.
David Schimmelpenninck Van Der Oye is a Professor of Russian history at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. He was educated at the University of Toronto Schools and at Yale College. He completed his doctorate at Yale in 1997 and has been awarded fellowships by Harvard University's Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, the National Humanities Center, SSHRC and a Brock University Chancellor's Chair for Research Excellence.
Professor Schimmelpenninck's publications include Toward the Rising Sun: Russian Ideologies of Empire and the Path to War with Japan (2001) and Russian Orientalism: Asia in the Russian Mind from Peter the Great to the Emigration (2010).
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