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Duquesne Offers Insight into Italian Connections, Soviet Slave Labor Camps

Dr. Amedeo Di Francesco, professor and chairman of the Department of East European Studies at Oriental University of Naples, Italy, will visit Duquesne University to participate in a discussion on Italy and his university’s international connections.

The event, which will be conducted in both English and Italian, will include a lecture by Dr. S.B. Vardy, McAnulty Distinguished Professor of European History, on his most recent book, Stalin’s Gulag. The work about Joseph Stalin’s slave labor camps was published by the University of Naples. A translation in English will be read by Dr. Agnes Huszar Vardy, adjunct professor of literature at Duquesne. A social hour with refreshments will follow the program, which is sponsored by the Duquesne history department.

Room 613, Duquesne Union

Monday, April 23, 7:30 p.m.

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