Alexey Shkvarov, MA, Candidate of Historical Science will defend the doctoral dissertation entitled "Cossacks at the time of Peter the Great. The Fall of "Cossacks freedom"" (”Kasakat Pietari Suuren aikakaudella. "Kasakkavapauksien" päättyminen”. ) in the Faculty of Arts, University of Helsinki, on 15 December 2012 at 10:00. The public examination will take place at the following address: Faculty of Arts, auditorium XII, .
prof. Pavel Aleksandrovich Krotov, St Petersburg State University, will serve as the opponent, and Professor Timo Vihavainen as the custos.
The dissertation abstract can be accessed through the E-thesis service.