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Joanna Gorska


Joanna Gorska is a first year PhD candidate specializing in Eastern European and Russian History. Her research is primarily focused on the intra-national relations of borderland inhabitants, and how the two Russian revolutions of 1905 and 1917 sharpened and defined Eastern European notions of self-identity and statehood. Her supervisor is Professor Ana Siljak, with whom she will be analyzing the repercussions of the 1905 Revolution, both domestically and internationally. 

Selected Publications

Conference Presentations

  • “Art Under Autocracy: The Soviet Cultural Experience”, Hart House, University of Toronto, March 15, 2019 

Department of History, Queen's University

49 Bader Lane, Watson Hall 212
Kingston ON K7L 3N6




Queen's University is situated on traditional Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe territory.