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Is the EU the Wrong Direction for Europe in the Modern Age?

Dr. Dean Fairbanks Department of Geography & Planning CSU Chico Dr. Dean Fairbanks explores the possibility of no longer having an established European Union. Although this may be a…

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When Consipicuous Consumption Isnt't Cool: Women and Consumer Culture in Cuba

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Brain Drain: Trends in Bulgarian Emigration

Dr. Desislava Pedeva-Fazlic CSU, Chico History Department How does emigration affect countries of origin? Are they losing their most educated people? Do their economies benefit, or do…

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Teaching Modern German History in the Age of Trump

Dr. Laird Easton History Department CSU, Chico Dr. Laird Easton, who has taught modern German history at Chico State for more than 25 years, examines the parallels and differences between the…

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What Happened to Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution

Dr. Stephen Lewis Chair, History Department California State University, Chico Twenty years ago, Hugo Chávez became president of Venezuela and launched what he called the Bolivarian…

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Russia 1917: Why Did Tsarism Collapse and the Bolsheviks Come to Power?

Dr. Donald J. Raleigh Faculty, History Department University of North Carolina The basic facts of the Russian Revolution are widely known. Tsar Nicholas was ousted – and he and his family…

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Human Trafficking and the Russian Mob

Two CSU, Chico sociology students summarize their research on the major role of Russian organized crime in the trafficking of women to the sex trade and the selling of babies for adoption in other…

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Global Policy Series: US-Russia Relations

Dr. Kate Transchel Faculty, CSU, Chico History Department Are the United States and Russia on a collision course leading to another “Cold War”? Dr. Kate Transchel, an expert in the…

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