Faculty Spotlight on the University of Pittsburgh’s historian of Russia and Central Asia–James Pickett.
Faculty Spotlight on the University of Pittsburgh’s Turkish instructor Iknur Lider.
Guest: Rossen Djagalov on From Internationalism to Postcolonialism: Literature and Cinema between the Second and the Third Worlds published by McGill-Queen’s University Press.
Guest: Trevor Erlacher on Ukrainian Nationalism in the Age of Extremes: An Intellectual Biography of Dmytro Dontsov published by Harvard University Press.
I attended a Belarus solidarity rally in Pittsburgh. Here’s what some of the protesters told me.
Guest: Kate Brown on Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future published by Norton.
Guest: Edward Geist on Armageddon Insurance: Civil Defense in the United States and Soviet Union, 1945-1991 published by University of North Carolina Press.
Guest: Fyodor Lukyanov on Russia in the Middle East: Viewpoints, Policies, Strategies published by East View.
Guest: Rósa Magnúsdóttir on Enemy Number One: The United States of America in Soviet Ideology and Propaganda, 1945-1959 published by Oxford University Press.
Partial transcript of an interview with Natalia Telepneva on Soviet and Czechoslovak intelligence in African national liberation movements.
Guest: Yasha Levine on Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet published by Public Affairs Books.