Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 3.2 (2002) 387-388
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Contributors to This Issue
Omer Bartov is the John P. Birkelund Distinguished Professor of European History at Brown University. His books include The Eastern Front 1941-45: German Troops and the Barbarisation of Warfare (1985, 2nd ed. 2001), Hitler's Army: Soldiers, Nazis, and War in the Third Reich (1991), Murder in Our Midst: The Holocaust, Industrial Killing, and Representation (1996), and Mirrors of Destruction: War, Genocide, and Modern Identity (2000). His new book, Germany's War and the Holocaust: Recent Historiography and Interpretations, will be published next year.
John-Paul Himka is Professor of History at the University of Alberta, Canada. He is the author of Socialism in Galicia: The Emergence of Polish Social Democracy and Ukrainian Radicalism (1860-1890) (1983), Galician Villagers and the Ukrainian National Movement in the Nineteenth Century (1988), and Religion and Nationality in Western Ukraine: The Greek Catholic Church and the Ruthenian National Movement in Galicia, 1867-1900 (1999). He is currently exploring prenational culture in Ukraine by examining texts and images connected with the Last Judgment and produced before 1800.
Daniel H. Kaiser is Professor of History and Joseph F. Rosenfield Professor of Social Studies at Grinnell College. He is the author of The Growth of the Law in Medieval Russia (1980), editor and translator of The Laws of Rus´ - Tenth to Fifteenth Centuries (1992), editor of The Workers' Revolution in Russia, 1917: The View From Below (1987), and co-editor of Reinterpreting Russian History: Readings 860-1860s (1994). He is currently completing a book on domestic life in early modern Russia.
Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern lectures in comparative literature and history at Tufts University and in Judaic Studies at Hebrew College (Boston). He has published numerous articles in comparative literature and is the author of a forthcoming monograph, Evrei v Russkoi armii (1827-1914). His most recent publications include "Sud´ba srednei linii," a review article on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's book 200 let vmeste that appeared in Neprikosnovennyi zapas, no. 4 (2001). He is at present preparing a book entitled Through the Military to Modernity.
Jan Plamper is Assistant Professor of Russian History at the University of Tübingen, Germany. He received his Ph.D. in 2001 from the Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley, with a dissertation on "The Stalin Cult in the Visual Arts, 1929-1953."
Ronald Grigor Suny is Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago and the former Alex Manoogian Professor of Modern Armenian History at the University of Michigan. Among other works, he is the author of The Soviet Experiment: Russia, the USSR, and the Successor States (1998), The Revenge of the Past: Nationalism, Revolution, and the Collapse of the Soviet Union (1993), and co-editor of Intellectuals and the Articulation of the Nation (1999), and A State of Nations: Empire and Nation-Making in the Age of Lenin and Stalin (2001). He is currently writing Stalin and the Making of the Soviet Union.