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Online Lecture: Life in the Former Communist Bloc — Heritage, Lifestyle & Legacy

Program No. 24653RJ
Join us on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at 12 p.m. (ET)/ 9 a.m. (PT) for a one-hour lecture and Q&A to learn about life in Eastern Europe after the fall of Communism.
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At a Glance

Join local expert Zoltan Pogatsa in an exploration of life in the former Communist Bloc, from homes and clothing to meals and public places. Delve into the complexities of this period, examining both the positive improvements and the negative aspects that are often portrayed in films. Discover how this period shaped people's thinking and how it continues to have a lasting impact on lifestyles today. Gain unique insights into what remains of communist heritage in Eastern Europe and how life has improved since the fall of communism.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event.

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