Guests: Sophie Pinkham on Ukraine; Per Rudling on The Rise and Fall of Belarusian Nationalism, 1906-1931.
Guest: Tricia Starks on Smoking under the Tsars: A History of Tobacco in Imperial Russia published by Cornell University Press.
Guest: Margaret Peacock on Soviet and American Children in the Cold War.
Guest: Steven Seegel on Map Men: Transnational Lives and Deaths of Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe published by University of Chicago Press.
Guest: Elizabeth McGuire on “Communist Neverland: New Research on a Russian International Children’s Home, 1933-1991.”
Faith Hillis on her article is “Intimacy and Antipathy: Ukrainian-Russian Relations in Historical Perspective” published in Kritika.
Valerie Sperling on Sex, Politics, and Putin: Political Legitimacy in Russia published by Oxford.
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...