Reviews

Russia’s postcolonial identity. Beyond the modernization/cultural determinism debate

Viacheslav Morozov, Russia’s Postcolonial Identity: A Subaltern Empire in a Eurocentric World. New York, and Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, viii + 209 pages

By Antony Kalashnikov October 25, 2016

Contradicting national narratives of Riga. A city through its streets

Andreas Fülberth, Riga: Kleine Geschichte der Stadt, Cologne: Böhlau Verlag, 2014

By Mark Gamsa June 23, 2016

Phantom borders in Europe. A fluid phenomenon

“Phantom Borders in the Political Geography of East Central Europe”, Erdkunde 69, no. 2 (2015), ed. Sabine von Löwis

By Michael Gentile June 23, 2016

Art as the venue for politics. The image of Rossiya 2

Lena Jonson, Art and Protest in Putin’s Russia. London and New York: Routledge 2015, 399 pages.

By Kristian Gerner June 23, 2016

One in a thousand. An ordinary extraordinary woman

Helmut Müssener, Wolfgang Wilhelmus: Stettin Lublin Stockholm. Elsa Meyring: Aus dem Leben einer deutschen Nichtarierin im zwanzig-sten Jahr-hundert., 2nd edition. Rostock: Ingo Koch Verlag, 2014.

By Thomas Lundén June 23, 2016

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 June 23, 2016

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 November 19, 2015

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 November 19, 2015

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 November 19, 2015

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 November 19, 2015