- Contributors to This Issue
Dietrich Beyrau is professor emeritus at the Institut für Osteuropäische Geschichte und Landeskunde, Universität Tübingen. His many publications include Schlachtfeld der Diktatoren: Osteuropa im Schatten von Hitler und Stalin (Battlefield of Dictators: Eastern Europe in the Shadow of Hitler and Stalin ) and “Camp Worlds and Forced Labor: A Comparison of the National Socialist and Soviet Camp Systems,” in The Soviet Gulag: Evidence, Interpretation, and Comparison, ed. Michael David-Fox (2016).
Ian W. Campbell is Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Davis. His first book, Knowledge and the Ends of Empire: Kazak Intermediaries and Russian Rule on the Steppe, 1731–1971, is forthcoming in 2017. He is currently working on a transregional history of borderlands violence in the Russian Empire.
Katerina Clark is Professor of Comparative Literature and of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Yale University and a member of the Executive Committee of the Film and Media Studies Program. She has published The Soviet Novel: History as Ritual (1981, 1985, 2000), Mikhail Bakhtin (with Michael Holquist, 1984), Petersburg, Crucible of Cultural Revolution (1995), and Moscow, the Fourth Rome: Stalinism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Evolution of Soviet Culture, 1931–1941 (2011). She co-edited (with Evgeny Dobrenko) Soviet Culture and Power: A History in Documents, 1917–1953 (2007) and is currently working on a book with the tentative title Eurasia without Borders? Leftist Internationalists and Their Cultural Interactions, 1917–1943.
Bruce Grant is Professor of Anthropology at New York University. A specialist on cultural politics in the former Soviet Union, he has done fieldwork in Siberia and the Caucasus. His current research explores the early 20th-century, pan-Caucasus journal Molla Nasreddin (1905–31) as an idiom for rethinking contemporary Eurasian space and authoritarian rule within it. [End Page 226]
Charles J. Halperin is an independent scholar living in Bloomington, IN. He is currently preparing a monograph on Ivan IV tentatively titled Free to Reward and to Punish: Ivan the Terrible.
Samuel J. Hirst is Assistant Professor and Chair of the History Department at the European University at St. Petersburg. His research and teaching focus on the imperial history of Russia and the Soviet Union. He is currently writing a monograph on Soviet-Turkish interactions in the 1920s and 1930s.
Masha Kirasirova is Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow at New York University in Abu Dhabi and currently an SSRC InterAsia Program Transregional Research Fellow. She is finishing a manuscript about political and cultural interaction between the Soviet Union and the Middle East from the interwar to the Cold War period.
Claire Knight is the Max Hayward Visiting Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, where she is preparing a monograph on popular Soviet cinema in the postwar Stalin era. She has published a research resource on trophy films in addition to work on Anglo-Soviet cultural relations during the Great Patriotic War.
Ilya Kukulin is Associate Professor at the Department of Cultural Studies of the National Research University—Higher School of Economics (HSE), Senior Researcher at the HSE’s International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences, and Senior Researcher at the School of Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Russian Academy of the National Economy and Public Administration (Moscow). He has authored Mashiny zashumevskogo vremeni: Kak sovetskii montazh stal metodom neofitsial´noi kul´tury (Machines of the Noisy Time: How the Soviet Montage Became an Aesthetic Method of the Unofficial Culture ) as well as articles on Russian literature, unofficial social thought in 20th-century Russia, and the political discourses of Russian social media. He has edited six volumes on various topics, from the history of schooling in 20th-century Eastern Europe to cultural practices of internal colonization in Russia. [End Page 227]