Writing

Transcript: The Soviet Origins of Lamaze

Partial transcript with my interview with Paula Michaels on the Soviet origins of Lamaze.

Transcript: Russian Nationalism

Partial transcript of my interview with Marlene Laruelle on Russian nationalism.

Transcript: The Gulag at War

Partial transcript of my interview with Wilson Bell on his book Stalin’s Gulag at War: Forced Labor, Mass Death, and Soviet Victory in the Second World War.

Transcript: The Kazakh Famine

Partial transcript of my interview with Sarah Cameron on the Kazakh famine. 

Stalinist Markets and Entrepreneurship

Soviet historian Elena Osokina comments on two myths of Stalinist society in an interview in Republic.ru.

Mapping the American Left

I wrote an article with Rafael Khachaturian on the American Left for the Russian journal Социология власти (Sociology of Power). You can download it here.

Latest Podcast

Russian Nationalism

Guest: Marlene Laruelle on Russian Nationalism: Imaginaries, Doctrines, and Political Battlefields, published by Routledge, and her edited collection Entangled Far Rights: A Russian-European Intellectual Romance in the 20th Century, published by the University of Pittsburgh Press.

The Gulag at War

Guest: Wilson Bell on Stalin’s Gulag at War: Forced Labor, Mass Death, and Soviet Victory in the Second World War published by the University of Toronto Press.

The Kazakh Famine

Guest: Sarah Cameron on The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence, and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan published by Cornell University Press.

Conspiracy Theories in Russia

Guest: Ilya Yablokov on Fortress Russia: Conspiracy Theories in the Post-Soviet World published by Polity.

The Politics of Russian Futurism

Guest: Iva Glisic on The Futurist Files: Avant-Garde, Politics, and Ideology in Russia, 1905–1930 published by Northern Illinois University Press.

American Girls in Red Russia

Guest: Julia Mickenberg on American Girls in Red Russia: Chasing the Soviet Dream published by the University of Chicago Press.

Perestroika and Punk Rock

Guest: Vladimir Kozlov on punk rock, perestroika, his stories and films.  

Youth Movements in Eastern Europe

Guest: Olena Nikolayenko on Youth Movements and Elections in Eastern Europe published by Cambridge University Press.

Top Ten for 2018

The top ten SRB Podcasts for 2018.