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Davis Memorial Lecture

1968: The Year that Created the World as We Know It


October 29, 2018
4:00pm - 6:00pm
CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S010 (Tsai Auditorium)
October 29, 2018
4:00pm - 6:00pm
CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S010 (Tsai Auditorium)

"1968.Digital" is the first mobile documentary series, employing a unique format to tell a story about the worldwide cultural revolution and fight for human rights unfolding right on the screens of our mobile phones. Over the course of 40 short web-based episodes, revisit the stories of Martin Luther King, The Beatles, Andy Warhol, Robert Kennedy, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, and others. Learn how they changed the world, and ask yourself: are we there again?

Mikhail Zygar, a journalist and writer awarded the International Press Freedom Award by CPJ, is the director, screenwriter, and producer of 1968.Digital. He is also the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Future History studio and author of the international bestseller All the Kremlin’s Men.

Karen Shainyan, producer of 1968.Digital, has over 17 years experience in media and served as the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Republic.ru and marketing director at Alpina Publisher. He is the recipient of a 2007 Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship in Journalism & Mass Communication.

Sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.

For more information, please call 617-495-4037.

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