Guest: Aminda Smith on Maoism, consciousness, and the everyday.
Guest: Anya Bernstein on The Future of Immortality: Remaking Life and Death in Contemporary Russia published by Princeton University Press.
Guest: Martha Lampland on the commodification of labor in Socialist Hungary.
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Bella Grigoryan on Noble Subjects: The Russian Novel and the Gentry, 1762-1861 published by Northern Illinois University Press.
Guest: Vasili Rukhadze on post-colored revolution regimes.
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.