Martin, Alexander M.. From the Holy Roman Empire to the Land of the Tsars: One Family's Odyssey, 1768-1870. Oxford Studies in Modern European History Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022. xiv + 393 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 9780192844378.
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Barbara Alpern Engel. Marriage, Household, and Home in Modern Russia: From Peter the Great to Vladimir Putin. The Bloomsbury History of Modern Russia Series. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2021. Illustrations. 288 pp. $27.85 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-350-01449-7; $27.85 (pdf), ISBN 978-1-350-01448-0; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-01447-3; $30.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-350-01446-6.
Albert Kaganovitch. Exodus and Its Aftermath: Jewish Refugees in the Wartime Soviet Interior. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2022. Illustrations, tables, map. 336 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-33450-5.
Call for Papers: Reinterpreting Russian History after Feb. 24, 2023. Abstracts due October 20, essays due December 15, 2023.
Russian History invites essays on the implications of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine for Russian History. Articles should address a significant problem in the study of Russian history, the state of the field and the historiography concerning this issue, and the significance of the topic for an understanding of Russian history now. The journal invites discussion on the meaning and means of decolonizing the field of Russian History. Chronology and subject
Call for Papers
Researching the NKVD/KGB and the Opening of Soviet Secret Police Archives in Ukraine, 2014-2024
Prague, June 19-21, 2024
This international conference will showcase and evaluate the results of a decade of international scholarly research in the former Soviet state security archives in Ukraine. It will also consider the dilemmas and possibilities for the international scholarly community that are present in this time of war. Scholarly papers will discuss new insights into the history of the Soviet secret police and new findings on repression, violence, and forced labor
Call for Proposals
Cold War Legacy in Europe: Commemoration, Adaptation, and Exhibition
Workshop in Udine, Italy
13-15 June 2024
Jointly organized by the University of Udine, Cold War Studies/Harvard University, and Friuli Storia
This workshop will bring together scholars from various countries to investigate practices of commemoration, adaptation, and exhibition of the material heritage of the Cold War with a particular but not exclusive focus on European border regions (i.e., regions along the dividing line between East and West from the mid-1940s through the early 1990s).
This book explores the various ways imperial rule constituted and shaped the cities of Eastern Europe until World War I in the Tsarist, Habsburg, and Ottoman empires. In these three empires, the cities served as hubs of imperial rule: their institutions and infrastructures enabled the diffusion of power within the empires while they also served as the stages where the empire was displayed in monumental architecture and public rituals. To this day, many cities possess a distinctively imperial legacy in the form of material remnants, groups of inhabitants, or memories that shape the perceptions