The View East

Central and Eastern Europe, Past and Present.

View East Author Featured in THES.

Dr Kelly Hignett, author of The View East, was featured in this weeks Times Higher Education Supplement, in reference to her recent appointment as Lecturer in History at the University of Hull, UK. This is a year-long appointment, to replace a permanent member of staff currently on maternity leave. THES commented that:

“An expert on the criminal underworld is joining the University of Hull’s history department. Kelly Hignett, who specialises in the modern history of Central and Eastern Europe, has been made lecturer in 20th-century history. Dr Hignett, who has previously lectured at Keele and Manchester Metropolitan universities, is now working on a book about the evolution of criminal networks in Central and Eastern Europe. It will examine the history of the region’s criminal underworld from the period of Leonid Brezhnev’s presidency of the Soviet Union to the post-communist era”.

http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=408298&c=2

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