Mark Bassin, Christopher Ely & Melissa K. Stockdale (eds.) Space, Place, and Power in Modern Russia, Essays in the New Spatial History, DeKalb, Northern Illinois University Press, 2010, 268 pages
Professor of East European History at European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder). His most recent published works are Moskau lesen (2011) och Terror und Traum (2008). Among his awards are the Lessing-Preis der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg (2005), Leipziger Buchpreis zur Europäischen Verständigung (2009) and Samuel-Bogumil-Linde-Preis (2010, together with Adam Krzemiński).
Articles by Karl Schlögel
Investigating russian berlin in weimar Germany Culture and Displacement in the Age of War and Revolution
The author argues that, despite the disastrous effects of the enormous brain drain for Russia’s development, the emergence of Russian communities abroad can also be seen as an indicator of a normalization resulting from the opening up of the country after a long period of isolation. For Berlin, it is the regeneration of the mixed and more cosmopolitan society of the pre-Nazi and prewar epoch.