Reviews

The revision of Herstory. Global state socialist women’s activism from a new perspective

Second World, Second Sex: Socialist Women’s Activism and Global Solidarity during the Cold War. Kristen Ghodsee. Duke University Press, 2019, 328 pages.

By Marie Láníková No Comments on The revision of Herstory. Global state socialist women’s activism from a new perspective

Linking gender and food in the late Soviet context Narratives, discourses, representations

Seasoned Socialism: Gender and Food in Late Soviet Everyday Life , Ed. by Anastasia Lakhtikova, Angela Brintlinger, and Irina Glushchenko. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2019, 396 pages

By Julia Malitska No Comments on Linking gender and food in the late Soviet context

The Chernobyl disaster. From the explosion to the closing of the plant

Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy, Serhii Plokhy, Penguin (2019), 432 pages, Winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize 2018

By Johanna Lindbladh No Comments on The Chernobyl disaster. From the explosion to the closing of the plant

Art History outside the nationalist paradigm. Soros art centers in a global perspective

Globalizing East European Art Histories. Past and Present. Routledge Research in Art History Beáta Hock and Anu Allas (ed.), London: Routledge, 2018. 232 pages.

By Annika Öhrner No Comments on Art History outside the nationalist paradigm.

Politics of colonization. Russian imperial governance through the institution of marriage

Negotiating Imperial Rule. Colonists and Marriage in the Nine-teenth-Century Black Sea Steppe Julia Malitska, Södertörn Doctoral Dissertations 135, Stockholm 2017, 392 pages.

By Susanna Rabow-Edling No Comments on Politics of colonization.

The Gulag memory. The sites and places of commemoration

Gulag Memories. The re-discovery and com-memoration of Russia’s repressive past, Zuzanna Bogumil New York & Oxford: Berghahn Books 2018. 302 pages.

By Tomas Sniegon No Comments on The Gulag memory. The sites and places of commemoration

Between memory and courage. Rune Ottosen’s Tourist in Utopia

Tourist in Utopia. Travels in Ideology and the Albanian landscape [Turist i Utopia, reiser i ideologi og albansk landskap], Rune Ottosen (1950-). 336 pages.

By Francesco Zavatti No Comments on Between memory and courage.

Writing the War. Literature about the war in Donbas

The Length of the Day (2017), Volodymyr Rafeenko, Dovhi Chasy, Lviv: Vydav-nytstvo Staroho Leva, 2017, 336 pages. The Boarding School (2017), Serhii Zhadan, Internat, Chernivtsi: Meredian Czernowitz, 2017, 272 pages.

By Yuliya Yurchuk No Comments on Writing the War.

Path dependency and gender norms. Governance and “doing gender”

Gendering postsocialism: old legacies and new hierarchies, Yulia Gradskova and Ildikó Asztalos Morell, Eds.. 2018. London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

By Réka Geambașu No Comments on Path dependency and gender norms.

Writ in water. Reading Die Ostsee

Die Ostsee. Berichte und Geschichten aus 2000 Jahren. Klaus-Jürgen Liedtke (ed.) Berlin: Galiani Verlag 2018, 650 pages.

By Clas Zilliacus No Comments on Writ in water. Reading Die Ostsee