Ivan Berend – “1989: The Year that Changed Europe – and the World”

Balch Auditorium, Scripps College

Dr. Ivan Berend, former Professor of History at University of California Los Angeles and former director of the International Institute’s Center for European and Eurasian studies, will deliver this address. His remarks will form part of the European Union Center of California’s commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Empire. Dr. Berend’s speech is followed by additional comments from Balazs Bokor Consul General of Hungary, Milan Kovak Vice Consul of Slovak Republic, and Ivo Mouskourov Consul General of Bulgaria