Reviews

Exploring the topography of the power play. By concentrating on the periphery

Movers and Shakers of Soviet Ukrainian culture in the 1920s–1930s, “Beau Monde on Empire’s Edge. State and Stage in Soviet Ukraine”, Mayhill C. Fowler, University of Toronto Press, 2017.

By Yuliya Yurchuk September 6, 2018

As Brezhnev saw it. Diaries of a “stable decline” in three volumes

Brezhnev, Leonid, Rabochie i dnevnikovye zapisi, V 3-kh tomakh, Moskva: Istoricheskaya literature, 2016, 3 500 pages.

By Tomas Sniegon September 6, 2018

Uprootedeness in the Polish-German Borderlands. The meaning of the transformation revised

Dystopia’s Provocateurs: Peasants, State and Informality in the Polish-German Borderlands, Edyta Materka, Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2017, 234 pages.

By Thomas Lundén March 8, 2018

The avant-gardist Ivan Aksionov. A life marked by ruptures and paradoxes

Vid avantgardets korsvägar: Om Ivan Aksionov och den ryska modernismen [At the cross roads of the avant-garde: On Ivan Aksionov and Russian modernism, Lars Kleberg, Stockholm Natur & Kultur, 2015, 248 pages.

By Ingmar Oldberg March 8, 2018

Norm-breaking female soldiers. Russian revolutionary heores

Låt oss dö som hjältar: kvinnliga soldater i revolutionens Ryssland [Let us die as heroes: Female soldiers in the Russia of the Revolution and the Civil War] Per Enerud, Carlsson Bokförlag 2014, 275 pages.

By Gunnar Åselius November 10, 2017

Transnational and cosmopolitan families. Exploring diversity among migrants

Viorela Ducu and Áron Telegdi-Csetri, Managing “Difference” in Eastern-European Transnational Families. Peter Lang: Frankfurt am Main, 2016, 190 pages.

By Aija Lulle November 10, 2017

Russia, Norway and the Arctic. Challenges to security policies

Geir Hønneland, Russia and the Arctic. Environment, Identity and Security political challenges. London and New York: I.B. Tauris, 2016, 205 pages; Tormod Heier og Anders Kjølberg (red.). Norge og Russland. Sikkerhets-politiske utfordringer i nordom-rådene. [Norway and Russia. Security Polices in the Northern Areas], Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, 2015, 208 pages.

By Ingmar Oldberg November 10, 2017

From clients to agents. Roma feminist activism in the special issue of Analize

Analize – Journal of Gender and Feminist Studies, New Series, Issue no. 7, 2016, The Romanian Society for Feminist Analyses AnA, 2016, 101 pages.

By Madina Tlostanova November 9, 2017

Europe faces Europe. Voices from the East

Europe faces Europe: Narratives from its Eastern Half, Johan Fornäs (toim.). Bristol, UK/ Chicago, USA: Intellect, 2017, 252 pages.

By Jussi Lassila November 9, 2017

Serfdom in Russia 150 years later. Structures live on

Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie (NLO) [New Literary Observer] (2016) no. 5–6.

By Maxim Grigoriev June 19, 2017