Stalinist Perpetrators on Trial
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Stalinist Perpetrators on Trial

Autore: Lynne Viola Titolo: Stalinist Perpetrators on Trial. Scenes from the Great Terror in Soviet Ukraine (Oxford University Press, 2017). Between the summer of 1937 and November 1938, the Stalinist regime arrested over 1.5 million people for “counterrevolutionary” and “anti-Soviet” activity and either summarily executed or exiled them to the Gulag. While we now know a great deal about the experience of...

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Les enfants de Staline. La guerre des partisans soviétiques (Paris: Seuil, 2018)
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Les enfants de Staline. La guerre des partisans soviétiques (Paris: Seuil, 2018)

Masha Verovic Au moins 500 000 combattants, autant de morts, civils dans leur écrasante majorité, plus de 5 000 villages biélorusses incendiés, dont plus de 600 entièrement détruits avec toute leur population : derrière ces chiffres s’esquisse la tragédie du plus puissant mouvement de résistance armée à l’occupation nazie en Europe. Ce livre rend leur voix aux partisans soviétiques, combattants aguerris menant une guerre impitoyable,...

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CfP:SOVIET ENCOUNTERS WITH WEST AND EAST
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CfP:SOVIET ENCOUNTERS WITH WEST AND EAST

deadline : 1 June 2018 International Scholarly Conference SOVIET ENCOUNTERS WITH WEST AND EAST 27-28 November 2018, Moscow Organizers International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences National Research University – Higher School of Economics (Moscow) The Friedrich Ebert Foundation With additional support from the Blavatnik Family Foundation Call for Papers The Soviet Union presented itself as a...

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Regards croisés sur les avant-gardes artistiques soviétiques et contemporaines
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Regards croisés sur les avant-gardes artistiques soviétiques et contemporaines

séminaire « Regards croisés sur les avant-gardes artistiques soviétiques et contemporaines » lundi 23 avril 2018​, ​ de 17h à 19h.  ​ ​a ​l’Inalco (2 rue de Lille) ​ Nous aurons le grand plaisir de recevoir Christina Kiaer (Northwestern University) & Robert Bird (University of Chicago). Ils présenteront l’exposition dont ils sont commissaires Revolution Every Day (Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago)....

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The Correspondences of Chris Marker and Aleksandr Medvedkin
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The Correspondences of Chris Marker and Aleksandr Medvedkin

Conférence de Robert Bird (University of Chicago) Date : Mercredi 25 avril, 18h-20h Lieu : ​​INHA, Salle Benjamin Descriptif :  Titre de la conférence (en anglais) « Medium Intimacy: The Correspondences of Chris Marker and Aleksandr Medvedkin » Résumé About one of his photographic portraits Chris Marker wrote: “the speed of the shutter stopped the rarest moment, a moment of certainty.” One of Marker’s photographic portraits captures...

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Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941
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Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941

Stephen Kotkin In 1941, history’s largest, most horrific war ever broke out, between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany.  Some 55 million people were killed worldwide in WWII, half in the Soviet Union.  Who was Joseph Stalin?  Who was Adolf Hitler?  Why did they clash?  This lecture, based upon a book of the same name, uses a vast array of once secret documents to trace the rise of Soviet Communism and its deadly rivalry with Nazism. ...

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