Reviews

On the frontlines of disinformation. Academic packaging of old stereotypes

Richard Sakwa, Frontlinje Ukraina: Krisen i gränslandet mellan Ryssland och Europeiska unionen; Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands, Karneval förlag; London: I. B. Tauris, 2015, 349 pages

By Piotr Wawrzeniuk 1 Comment on On the frontlines of disinformation.

A multi-focused read. Borders, nationalism, and religious education

Jenny Berglund, Thomas Lundén, Peter Strandbrink, eds, Crossings and Crosses: Borders, Educations, and Religions in Northern Europe De Gruyter, Boston/Berlin: 2015, 241 pages.

By Anders Mellbourn No Comments on A multi-focused read. Borders, nationalism, and religious education

The image of the foreigner in the GDR. Dissertation review

Ann-Judith Rabenschlag, Völkerfreund-schaft nach Bedarf: Ausländische Arbeitskräfte in der Wahrnehm-ung von Staat und Bevölkerung der DDR. Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis Stockholm Studies in History 102, Södertörn Doctoral Dissertations 100.

By Patrice Poutrus No Comments on The image of the foreigner in the GDR. Dissertation review

The sea as a space for circulation. Ideas, people, and goods beyond barriers

Marta Grzechnik, Heta Hurskainen (ed.), Beyond the Sea: Reviewing the Manifold Dimensions of Water as Barrier and Bridge. Cologne-Weimar-Vienna, Böhlau -Verlag GmbH, 2014, 269 pages.

By Deborah Paci No Comments on The sea as a space for circulation.

A symphony of voices on Euromaidan. Ukraine as a subject of history

Juri Andrucho-wytsch (hrsg.) Euromaidan. Was in der Ukraine auf dem Spielsteht, [Yuri Andrukho-vych (ed.): Euromaidan: what is at stake in Ukraine].Berlin: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2014, 207 pp.

By Yuliya Yurchuk No Comments on A symphony of voices on Euromaidan. Ukraine as a subject of history

Female shuttle trade between Belarus and Lithuania. Dissertation review

Volha Sasunkevich, “From Political Borders to Social Boundaries: History of Female Shuttle Trade on the Belarus–Lithuania Borderland (1990—2011)” (PhD diss., Greifswald University, 2013).

By Yulia Gradskova No Comments on Female shuttle trade between Belarus and Lithuania. Dissertation review

How to do business with Russia. Guidelines for businesspeople

Katerina Smetanina, Når Ivar møter Ivan. Å gjøre forretninger i Russland [When Ivar meets Ivan. How to do business in Russia] Oslo: Arneberg Forlag, 2014, 548 pages.

By Helene Carlbäck No Comments on How to do business with Russia. Guidelines for businesspeople

Russia turns to East Asia. Geopolitical strategies and projection

Tsuneo Akaha and Anna Vassilieva (ed.), Russia and East Asia. Informal and Gradual Integration, London and New York: Routledge 2014, 320 pages.

By Irina Korgun No Comments on Russia turns to East Asia. Geopolitical strategies and projection

A missing air force plane. The secret of the Cold War

Christer Lokind: DC-3:an. Kalla krigets hemlighet [The DC-3: the secret of the Cold War]. Stockholm: Medströms bokförlag, 2014.

By Thomas Lundén No Comments on The secret of the Cold War

Soviet refugees in postwar Sweden. Asylum policy in a liberal democracy

+ Cecilia Notini Burch, A Cold War Pursuit: Soviet Refugees in Sweden, 1945–54. Stockholm: Santérus Academic Press Sweden, 2014. 359 pages.

By Ann-Marie Ekengren No Comments on Soviet refugees in postwar Sweden.