The Things of Late Soviet Life

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This is the fifth event of the REEES Fall 2021 Series “The Soviet World in the Long 1970s.” You can see the entire event schedule here.


Alexey Golubev is a scholar of Russian history with a focus on social and cultural history of the twentieth century and an additional expertise in Science and Technology Studies, transnational history, and digital history. He’s the author of several articles and books, including The Search for a Socialist El Dorado: Finnish Immigration from the United States and Canada to Soviet Karelia in the 1930s published in 2014 by The University of Manitoba Press. And most recently The Things of Life: Materiality in Late Soviet Russia published by Cornell University Press in 2020.


Liabach, “Get Back,” Let it Be, 1988.