Guests: Christopher Miller on the Donbas and Fiona Hill on Putin.
Guest: Tomas Matza on Shock Therapy: Psychology, Precarity and Well-Being in Postsocialist Russia published by Duke University Press.
Guest: Elizabeth McGuire on Red at Heart: How Chinese Communists Fell in Love with the Russian Revolution published by Oxford University Press.
Guest: Lynne Viola on the Soviet collectivization of agriculture, resistance, and Stalinist perpetrators.
Guest: Bryon MacWilliams on With Light Steam: A Personal Journey through the Russian Baths was published by Northern Illinois University Press.
For my article in the Nation on Russian LGBT activism, “Repression and Gay Rights in Russia,” I interviewed Polina Adrianovna, an activist with the LGBT rights organization Coming Out St. Petersburg. I though that in addition to the article, readers would like the hear my interview with Polina. Here...
To follow up on my post calling for a conversation among Russia specialists about open access publishing, I decided to talk to someone who knows the ins-and-outs of the debate: Dan Cohen. Dan is an Associate Professor in the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University...