Are you curious about Finnish history before Finland’s independence? Interested in learning more about
Finnish interactions with Tsarist Russia and the Soviet Union? Please help FACA welcome our October
guest speaker, Dr. Steven Hoch, on October 20th at 6:30 pm at the Danish American Center. Dr. Hoch
will be discussing Finland under Russian rule (The Grand Duchy of Finland) and the period leading up to
Finnish independence, as well as post-independent Finnish-Russian interactions. There will also be an
opportunity for Q&A.
Dr. Hoch is retired history professor focusing on Russian and European history. Dr.
Hoch has a Ph.D. in history from Princeton University.
This event will be available both in-person and via Zoom.
There will also be a social hour to follow.
Finland before Independence – Dr. Steven Hoch
Danish American Center
October 20 th , 6:30 pm
*Please note we will start with a Business Meeting*