Monday, July 14, 2008

Southern Volga Catholic Villages

Village Coordinators from the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (AHSGR) will present a workshop about the Southern Volga Catholic Villages during a convention this summer in Casper, Wyoming.

It's a joint international convention of the Germans from Russia Heritage Society of Bismarck, North Dakota and the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia of Lincoln, Nebraska. It runs from July 28th through August 3rd at the Parkway Plaza Hotel and Convention Center at 123 West E Street in Casper.

The Southern Volga workshop is scheduled for the Wyoming Room of the hotel beginning at 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 1st. It will focus on past and current research efforts in the region.
There'll be more than 40 workshops during the confab. Many of the presenters are internationally known, including several who'll be coming from Russia, Germany, Argentina and Ukraine. Up to one thousand participants are expected at the event.

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