CTMS Event

Building a Soviet Utopia: Mennonites and the Collective Farm in Ukraine, 1920-1924

May 30 7:00PM

The Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies invites you to the 4th Annual CTMS Lecture!

When: May 30, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

During the first years of Bolshevik rule, Mennonites played leading roles in the development and administration of Soviet institutions and organizations in their communities.

Join this year’s speaker, Colin P. Neufeldt, as he examines the participation of Mennonites in organizing and operating collective farms in Khortytsia, Ukraine between 1921 and 1923.

Colin P. Neufeldt is Professor of History, Dean of Graduate Studies, and Assistant Vice President Academic at Concordia University of Edmonton.

Mennonite workers on a collective farm (Credit: Peter Epp, Private Collection)

Mennonite workers on a collective farm (Credit: Peter Epp, Private Collection)


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