- Contributors to This Issue
Teresa Cherfas has an MPhil in Russian Studies from St. Antony’s College, Oxford. She produced the 2012 BBC documentary Hitler, Stalin, and Mr. Jones and has made several documentary films and television series about aspects of Russian and Soviet history. Her article “ ‘Germany, My Beloved Land’: Gareth Jones and the Nazis” was published in Planet, no. 210 (Summer 2013): 66–77.
Christopher D. Ely is Associate Professor of History at the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University. He is the author of This Meager Nature: Landscape and National Identity in Imperial Russia (2009) and co-editor (with Mark Bassin and Melissa K. Stockdale) of Space, Place, and Power in Modern Russia: Essays in the New Spatial History (2010). He is currently finishing a book project on reform-era urbanization and the rise of Russian radical populism.
Anna Joukovskaia, Researcher at the Centre d’études des mondes russe, caucasien et centre-européen (École des hautes études en sciences sociales and Centre national de recherche scientifique, Paris), specializes in the history of 17th–18th-century Russia and has published several studies about central and provincial administrative institutions, practices, and personnel.
Catriona Kelly is Professor of Russian at New College, Oxford. She is the author of many books and articles on the history of Russian culture, including Children’s World: Growing Up in Russia, 1890–1991 (2008) and “Socialist Churches: Heritage Preservation and ‘Cultic Buildings’ in Leningrad, 1924–1940,” Slavic Review 71, 4 (2012): 792–823. St. Petersburg: Shadows of the Past, a study of the interplay of cultural memory and sense of place in Leningrad and Petersburg from the late 1950s to the present, will be published in February 2014.
Patrick O’Meara, Emeritus Professor of Russian and former Master of Van Mildert College at Durham University, is the author of two books and [End Page 921] numerous articles on the political history of the reign of Tsar Alexander I, with a primary focus on the Decembrists—most recently, “General P. D. Kiselev and the Second Army HQ at Tul′chin, 1819–29,” in Personality and Place in Russian Culture: Essays in Memory of Lindsey Hughes, ed. Simon Dixon (2010), 261–90; and “Timotheus von Bock: Prisoner of Alexander I,” Slavonic and East European Review 90, 1 (2012): 98–123. He is currently preparing a book-length study of the Russian nobility in the age of Napoleon.
Beatrice Penati is Assistant Professor of History at Nazarbayev University (Astana). In 2012–13, she is a Newton International Fellow of the British Academy at the University of Manchester, working on the economic history of tsarist and early Soviet Central Asia. She is preparing a book on agricultural policies and the Sovietization of rural Uzbekistan in the 1920s. [End Page 922]