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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CfP for the Panel: Marxism Reloaded or Philosophy in Times of Poverty, Lucca, 23 -25 November 2017

Call for Papers for the Panel:

Marxism Reloaded or Philosophy in Times of Poverty

As part of

6th Euroacademia Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again

23 – 25 November 2017

Lucca, Tuscany, Italy

Deadline for Paper Proposals: 15th of September 2017




„Horatio, speak to it, thou art a scholar!”


Open position at the University of Helsinki: Postdoctoral researcher in Russian domestic politics and governance (1.1.2018-31.12.2020)

The Aleksanteri Institute at the University of Helsinki functions as a national centre of research, study and expertise pertaining to Russia and Eastern Europe, particularly in the social sciences and humanities.

We are looking for a creative, motivated and enthusiastic


NEW BOOK: Transnational Homosexuals in Communist Poland

I’m very excited to announce the publication of my new book with Palgrave Macmillan:

Transnational Homosexuals in Communist Poland: Cross-Border Flows in Gay and Lesbian Magazines

The book has been endorsed by key scholars in media studies (Larry Gross), history (Dagmar Herzog) as well as sociology (Ken Plummer, Jan Willem Duyvendak). You can find more information about the book below and here: