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QUERY: Aleksei Vasilevich Babichev and Anton Lavinsky. Little known vanguards of the russian avant garde

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I am interested in the work, life, history of these two Russian artists, particularly in relation to their sculptural work. Although both would seem to have occupied key positions in the development of "Constructivism" and communist art in the early 1920s, their work in relation to that of their colleagues seems virtually unknown ( at least outside of Russia).

CONF: States, Peoples, Languages: A Comparative Political History of Ukrainian, 1863–2013.

The Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute is pleased to invite members of the larger academic community and the general public to its international conference on States, Peoples, Languages: A Comparative Political History of Ukrainian, 1863–2013.

Book review of Vodka Politics: Alcohol, Autocracy, and the Secret History of the Russian State

In her review "Bottoms Up, or Race to the Bottom?" Angela Brintlinger examines Mark Lawrence Schrad's new book Vodka Politics: Alcohol, Autocracy, and the Secret History of the Russian State (New York: Oxford UP, 2014).

QUERY: Question concerning permissions from the Hermitage

About ten days ago, I sent an emailed request to the Hermitage for the rights to reproduce two images for a forthcoming book, to be published by Oxford University Press.   Attaching it to my email, I wrote out the request on my university letterhead and used Oxford's request template, but did not trouble to translate it into English.  I have not yet received a response.

ToC: Kritika 15, no. 2 (Spring 2014)

Posted by Carolyn Pouncy, Managing Editor, Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian Studies

 

Contents, Vol. 15, No. 2 (Spring 2014)

 

From the Editors

Making Russian History Up . . .  231

 

Forum: 1812—The War in Words

Nikolai Promyslov

The Image of Russia in French Public Opinion, 1811–12 . . . 235

Victor Taki

The Horrors of War: Representations of Violence in European, Oriental, and “Patriotic” Wars . . . 263

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