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Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 17, no. 3 (Summer 2016) Contents

Uploaded by Carolyn Pouncy, Managing Editor, Kritika



Revisiting Old Wars . . .  489



Moritz Florin

Becoming Soviet through War: The Kyrgyz and the Great Fatherland War  . . .  495

Charles Shaw

Soldiers’ Letters to Inobatxon and O’g’ulxon: Gender and Nationality in the Birth of a Soviet Romantic Culture  . . . 517

Timothy Nunan

CFA - Invited Researcher at the LabEx EHNE (Paris) on History of Wars

In connection with the LabEx EHNE project (Écrire une histoire nouvelle de l'Europe- Writing a New History of Europe), the research team on wars (The Europe of Wars and the Traces of War) will host, for a period of one to three month(s), an academic researcher who currently holds a position in a foreign institution, in order to include him or her in the laboratory’s research, and to contribute to the internationalization of this research.

Seeking Advice on Conference Visa

I am seeking advice on the correct Russian visa to use to attend a conference this October. The host organization is a 'foreign non-commercial organization' and so cannot itself sponsor humanitarian or other visas. I am happy to apply independently for a visa through a third party, but I don't know whether to apply for a business or tourist visa. Looking up other conferences, it seems that there is no clear pattern: some organizers tell attendees to get a tourist visa, others a business one. If anyone has any advice or experience with this issue, I'd be very grateful to hear it.

ANNC: Islamic Codicology Intensive Short Course, 3–7 October '16, Cambridge, UK

Dear Colleagues,

The Islamic Manuscript Association, together with the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation, Cambridge University Library, and the University of Cambridge’s HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies, announces its Tenth Annual Intensive Introduction to Islamic Codicology Course, which will be held from 3-7 October 2016 at the Cambridge University Library.