This event has now finished.
  • Date and time: Thursday 10 March 2022, 7pm to 8pm
  • Location: In-person only
    Room SLB/118, Spring Lane Building, Campus West, University of York (Map)
  • Audience: Open to alumni, staff, students, the public
  • Admission: Free admission, booking required

Event details

York Ideas event

This lecture will seek to place Putin's war in Ukraine in it's long and short term historical context. It will seek to understand the reasons behind President Putin's decision to launch the war and will offer some suggestions of the likely consequences of the war for Ukraine, Russia and the West. 

Please note this event has moved to a larger venue (it now will be held in Room SLB/118, Spring Lane Building) due to popular demand.

Dr Shane O'Rourke

Shane O'Rourke is a historian of Russia and  has spent much time in both Ukraine and Russia over the previous decades. 

Venue details

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Hearing loop