Exhibition – ZATO – Secret Soviet Cities during the Cold War – Harriman Institute, 27 March / 22 May 2012


ZATO – Secret Soviet Cities during the Cold War, curated by Xenia Vytuleva, explores the dynamics between politics, urbanism, and cartographic manipulation.

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Call for Papers – Chechnya: Rationales of Violence and War Experiences – Paris, 22-23 October 2012



CONFERENCE – CALL FOR PAPER – Chechnya: rationales of violence and war experiences

Paris, 22-23 October 2012

 Since 1994, the Chechen war has been qualified in diverse ways by actors and observers, and this profusion of qualifiers reveals a multitude of explanations for the causes, goals and consequences of the war. The aim of this conference will be first to sum up, renew and enrich existing research on the Chechen war, by rereading the history of Chechnya since the end of the Soviet period. Its aim will also be to put the phenomena of violence at work in Chechnya in a comparative perspective that takes into account the renewal of contemporary war studies as well as the historiography of 20th century wars. Continue reading

Journal Article – K. Khozhdaeva, ” Chastnoe” i “publichnoe” v prostranstvennoi organizatsii povsednevnykh praktik uchastkogo (opyt etnograficheskogo opisaniia), 2011

Екатерина Ходжаева, «Частное» и «публичное» в пространственной организации повседневных практик участкового (опыт этнографического описания), Laboratorium, 3, 2011. Continue reading

Books – Prikazy Narodnogo Komissara Oborony SSSR i Ministra Vooruzhennykh Sil SSSR: vol. 1: 12 Oktiabria 1945 g. – 1949 g / vol.2: 1950-1953, ROSSPEN 2011

Volume 1 – Prikazy Narodnogo Komissara Oborony SSSR i Ministra Vooruzhennykh Sil SSSR: 12 Oktiabria 1945 g. – 1949 g. [Orders of the People’s Commissar on defense of the USSR and the Ministry of Armed Forces of the USSR: 12 October 1945 – 1949]. Comp. by P.N. Bobylev; A.S. Kniaz’kov, V.A. Koluntaev et al. Moscow: ROSSPEN, 2011. 560 p. Hardcover. 16 x 26 cm. ISBN 9785824316148.

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