Partial transcript with my interview with Paula Michaels on the Soviet origins of Lamaze.
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.
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.
Guest: Alexander Etkind on Roads not Taken: An Intellectual Biography of William C. Bullitt published by Pittsburgh University Press.[spp-player]
Guest: Richard Robbins on Overtaken by the Night: One Russian’s Journey through Peace, War, Revolution, and Terror published by the University of Pittsburgh Press.[spp-player]
Guest: Judith Beyer on The Force of Custom: Law and the Ordering of Everyday Life in Kyrgyzstan.[spp-player]
Guest: Johan Engvall on The State as Investment Market: Kyrgyzstan in Comparative Perspective.[spp-player]
Guest: Jon Platt on Greetings, Pushkin!: Stalinist Cultural Politics and the Russian National Bard.[spp-player]
Guest: James Casteel on Russia in the German Global Imaginary: Imperial Visions and Utopian Desires, 1905-1941.[spp-player]