I'm starting to put together material for a new article and was hoping that some of you might be able to help. I was thinking back to Eastern Europe in the 1970s, recalling what might be called internal migration. It was the habit of small groups of tightly bonded friends to retreat in their free time into different kinds of fantasy worlds as a way of coping with the stresses of life under communism. In Bulgaria and Czechoslovakia that I was most familiar with it was quite a marked pattern.
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EHESS (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales) is pleased to welcome Dr. Willard Sunderland, Henry R. Winkler Professor of Modern History (University of Cincinnati), author of The Baron's Cloak: A History of the Russian Empire in War and Revolution (Cornell University Press, 2014), who will speak in four seminars during the months of May and June:
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Academic Studies Press is pleased to announce a call for manuscript submissions for its new book series, Studies in Comparative Literature and Intellectual History, edited by Galin Tihanov (Queen Mary, University of London).
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18th Annual Aleksanteri Conference
Organizer: Chair of Art History of Eastern and Central Europe, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Date: May 4th, 2018
Venue: Festsaal der Humboldt Graduate School, Luisenstraße 56, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Vol. 66 (2018), issue 1
Stefan Guth, Fabian Lüscher: Nuclear Technopolitics in the Soviet Union and Beyond – An Introduction, pp. 3-19
Fabian Lüscher: The Nuclear Spirit of Geneva: Boundary-Crossing Relationships of Soviet Atomic Scientists after 1955, pp. 20-44
Vol. 65 (2017), issue 4
Étienne Forestier-Peyrat: Soviet Federalism at Work: Lessons from the History of the Transcaucasian Federation, 1922–1936, pp. 529-559