Cold War from the Margins

This is the third event of the REEES Fall 2021 Series “The Soviet World in the Long 1970s.” You can see the entire event schedule here.


Theodora Dragostinova is an Associate Professor of History at Ohio State University. Her work focuses on nationalism, migration, global history, and Cold War culture. She is the author of Between Two Motherlands: Nationality and Emigration among the Greeks in Bulgaria, 1900-1949 (Cornell University Press, 2011) and coeditor of Beyond Mosque, Church, and State: Alternative Narratives of the Nation in the Balkans (CEU Press, 2016) and the thematic cluster, “Beyond the Iron Curtain: Eastern Europe and the Global Cold War,” Slavic Review in 2018. Her most recent book, The Cold War from the Margins: A Small Socialist State on the Global Cultural Scene, was published in 2021 by Cornell University Press.


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