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History Lecture Series | Catherine the Great: Gendering Sovereignty in 18th-Century Russia (Elena Campbell)
History Lecture Series | Catherine the Great: Gendering Sovereignty in 18th-Century Russia (Elena Campbell)
WhenWednesday, Jan 16, 2019, 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Campus locationKane Hall (KNE)
Campus room130
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsUW Department of History, UW Alumni Association
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Description

Catherine the Great: Gendering Sovereignty in 18th-Century Russia
Elena Campbell, Associate Professor of History

Catherine the Great wrestled the crown away from her husband to rule over a deeply patriarchal society. We discuss how Catherine used her gender as part of her political persona to attain and maintain power.

Series Information: 
Throughout the ages and around the globe, history has been shaped by those who dared to defy. The 2019 History Lecture Series shines a spotlight on those who challenged gender expectations and changed the cultural landscape.

Tickets on sale through the Alumni Association 
UWalum.com/History
206-540-0540
Series pass: $15-50 | Single tickets: $5-15

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