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October 9, 2013

Jonathan Weiler, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Global Studies

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia has been in theory a democratic country. President Vladimir Putin, however, has demonstrated repeatedly his penchant for authoritarianism and secrecy. This talk explores post-Soviet Russian society and assesses the state of civil rights in relation to economic prosperity and political participation.

TIME: 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

All Humanities in Action events take place at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. There are no preparatory readings for these events.

Program Tuition: Register ahead of time and pay $18.00 per program or pay only $8 if you are a member of the UNC General Alumni Association (GAA). To check your membership status or to join the GAA, please visit or call 800.962.0742. GAA membership is open to all UNC alumni and friends. Tuition is $20.00 for everyone paying at the door.

Flyleaf Books: Location and Contact Info

752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd (Historic Airport Rd)
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Next to Foster’s Market

Monday – Saturday: 9-9
Sunday: 10-5
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