Robert Blobaum is Eberly Family Distinguished Professor of History at West Virginia University, where he also serves as U.S. Project Director of the Transatlantic MA Program in East-Central European Studies. His book publications include Feliks Dzierżyński and the SDKPiL: A Study of the Origins of Polish Communism, Rewolucja: Russian Poland, 1904-190, and the edited volume Antisemitism and Its Opponents in Modern Poland. His work has also appeared in the American Historical Review, Slavic Review, The Journal of Modern History, the Journal of Social History, and a number of edited volumes. He is now engaged in a new book-length project Everyday Life in Warsaw during the First World War. Over the years, his research has been supported by the U.S. Departments of State and Education, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Council for Eurasian and East European Research, and the International Research and Exchanges Board. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, the Executive Board of the Polish Studies Association, and the Advisory Council of the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in America.
Robert Blobaum will present a lecture entitled: A Warsaw Story: Polish-Jewish Relations during the First World War