Open online events of the summer school “Gender History of Eastern Europe: Methods and Perspectives”

Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities (HSE, Moscow) is happy to invite you to open lectures of the summer school “Gender History of Eastern Europe: Methods and Perspectives.” Three lectures will be streamed online in the time indicated below (Moscow time!) at the Youtube channel of the summer school (


Kritika 21, 2 (Spring 2020) Contents

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

Kritika, Volume 21, Number 2 (Spring 2020) Contents

On Red-Baiting, Then and Now . . . 229

Sergey Polskoy
Translation of Political Concepts in 18th-Century Russia: Strategies and Practices . . . 235

Konstantin D. Bugrov
Moralism and Monarchism: Visions of Power in 18th-Century Russia . . . 267

Recent Russian Cinema: Two Sample Syllabi

Nancy Condee, Alexander Prokhorov, and Elena Prokhorova, editors of the recently published Cinemasaurus: Russian Film in Contemporary Context, have created two sample syllabi using the book to teach courses on recent Russian cinema.

An undergraduate-level syllabus is available here:

Re: X-Post: MiWSR: Heck on Hill, "The Red Army and the Second World War"

Whenever I read something like this I am amazed at how Jon House is completely neglected. It is known, especially among those of us who worked with him while he was at the US Army Command and General Staff college (twice, once as a young officer and later as a civilian professor), that Jonathan House is a fantastic military historian and has done much to take the encyclopedic, but verbose, writing of Dave Glantz and "synthesize" it into a more accessible narrative, analysis, and often both.

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