CfP: A “memory revolution”: soviet history through the lens of personal documents
feb14

CfP: A “memory revolution”: soviet history through the lens of personal documents

A “memory revolution”: soviet history through the lens of personal documents Conference venue: Moscow, Russia Period: 7-8 June 2017 Deadline for submitting proposal: 1 March 2017 This event is intended to build on and extend a series of major international conferences organized by the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences of the Higher School of Economics: “World War II, Nazi Crimes,...

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Nation-Building and Identity in the Post-Soviet Space
feb07

Nation-Building and Identity in the Post-Soviet Space

Rico Isaacs, Abel Polese Nation-Building and Identity in the Post-Soviet Space Nation-building as a process is never complete and issues related to identity, nation, state and regime-building are recurrent in the post-Soviet region. This comparative, inter-disciplinary volume explores how nation-building tools emerged and evolved over the last twenty years. Featuring in-depth case studies from countries throughout the post-Soviet...

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CfP: Revolutionary shock/waves: the October Revolution in Eastern
feb06

CfP: Revolutionary shock/waves: the October Revolution in Eastern

Revolutionary shock/waves: the October Revolution in Eastern Nov. 9-12, 2017 Chicago, Illinois. ASEEES Annual Convention Deadline for Abstracts : February 12, 2017 (please send to the organizers) Funding : Possible Travel Grant Aseees The panel marks the centenary of the October Revolution by focusing on the reverberation and reception of October in neighboring countries. It seeks contributions in two main directions. On the one hand,...

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CfP: 1917 Emergence de l’Ukraine
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CfP: 1917 Emergence de l’Ukraine

Inalco, Paris, France  November 2017 Deadline : 1 March 2017 En 2017, le centenaire des révolutions russes est aussi celui d’une révolution ukrainienne spécifique. En Ukraine, les aspirations nationales se sont conjuguées aux revendications politiques et sociales et ont abouti à la création du premier Etat ukrainien moderne. La section ukrainienne de l’INALCO organise à l’occasion de ce centenaire un colloque portant sur tous les...

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Familiar Strangers
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Familiar Strangers

Erik R. Scott Familiar Strangers The Georgian Diaspora and the Evolution of Soviet Empire Argues that the Soviet Union was not a Russian-dominated empire, but was instead an empire of diasporas. Based on research conducted in multiple languages, interviews, and previously untapped archival sources in Russia and Georgia. First study to describe titular nationalities living beyond their respective Soviet republics as internal diasporas....

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Family and social mobility in Russia, 16th‑18th centuries
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Family and social mobility in Russia, 16th‑18th centuries

Segnaliamo l’uscita del num. 57/2016 Cahiers du monde russe http://monderusse.revues.org/ 8350 Famille et mobilité sociale en Russie, XVIe‑XVIIIe siècles Family and social mobility in Russia, 16th‑18th...

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