Soyuz is formally constituted as the Post-Communist Cultural Studies Interest Group of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) and is also recognized as an official unit of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS).

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August 2016 Book Review Round-Up

Dear Soyuz Members!

Please find below the monthly book review round up for August 2016! This review includes book reviews from journals, which were published in the last month (July 2016). Included here are 67 reviews from two journals, as follows:

Caucasus Survey Vol 4 Issue 2: Reviews 1-2

Europe-Asia Studies Vol 68 Issue 5: Reviews 3-14

Nationalities Papers Vol 44 Issue 4: Reviews 15-19

Religion, State, and Society Vol 44, Issue 2: Review 20

CESS 2016 Panelist needed, "Armed Organizations in Eurasia"

We are seeking a third panelist for a panel at the upcoming CESS in Princeton in November 2016 on "Armed Organizations in Eurasia: Cossacks and Streltsy from 16th Century to Post-Socialist Times." The original panelist who was to present on the Streltsy in the 16th century is unable to participate. We would welcome a paper on armed organizations in Eurasia with either a historical or contemporary focus. The current panelists are:

Dimitri Tolkatsch, Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg, "The New 'Cossacks' in Revolutionary Ukraine"

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