Free or low cost Community Events and college courses are intended to provide background on the yearly topic and to touch on areas related to the February Conference that may not be covered in its three-day format. The views of our presenters are their own and may not represent those of the Camden Conference.
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New date: Who Killed the Soviet Union (lecture @ Skidompha Library)
February 3, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am EST
Re-scheduled from January 27
Louis Sell, a 28-year veteran of the US diplomatic service, will discuss the causes of the Soviet collapse and the influence it still exerts on contemporary events. His talk – Who Killed the Soviet Union and Why It Matters Today – will take place on Tuesday, February 3, at the Skidompha Public Library in Damariscotta at 10:00 am. This event is free and open to all.
Louis Sell spent many years living in Moscow, where he witnessed the Soviet collapse and knew many of the participants first-hand. He is currently finishing a book on the end of the USSR.
This presentation is hosted by the Skidompha Public Library and offered as a free community event in in anticipation of the 28th Annual Camden Conference: Russia Resurgent, February 20-22, 2015.