- Contributors to This Issue
Martin Aust holds the chair of East European and Russian History and Culture at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn. He has edited Globalisierung imperial und sozialistisch: Russland und die Sowjetunion in der Globalgeschichte 1851–1991 (Imperial and Socialist Globalization: Russia and the Soviet Union in World History, 1851–1991 ); Osteuropäische Geschichte und Globalgeschichte (East European History and World History , with Julia Obertreis); and Imperial Subjects: Autobiographische Praxis in den Vielvölkerreichen der Romanovs, Habsburger und Osmanen im 19. und frühen 20. Jahrhundert (Imperial Subjects: Autobiographical Practices in the Multiethnic Empires of the Romanovs, Habsburgs, and Ottomans in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries , with Frithjof Benjamin Schenk).
Jörg Baberowski is Professor of East European History at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the author of many books on Russian and Soviet history. His recent publications include Räume der Gewalt (Spaces of Violence ); and Scorched Earth: Stalin’s Reign of Violence (forthcoming in 2016).
Michael David-Fox is Professor in the School of Foreign Service and Department of History at Georgetown as well as Academic Supervisor at the International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences at the National Research University—Higher School of Economics in Moscow. His most recent book is Crossing Borders: Modernity, Ideology, and Culture in Russia and the Soviet Union (2015). He is currently working on a book project titled “Smolensk under Nazi and Soviet Rule.”
Alexey Golubev, a PhD Candidate in History at the University of British Columbia, is working on a dissertation that explores the link between materiality and selfhood in the late USSR. He has coauthored The Search for a Socialist El Dorado: Finnish Immigration from the United States and Canada to Soviet Karelia in the 1930s (2014, with Irina Takala). He has coedited The [End Page 233] Barents Region: A Transnational History of Subarctic Europe (2015, with Lars Elenius et al.); and Encyclopedia of the Barents Region (2016, with Mats-Olov Olsson et al.).
Dmitrii Liseitsev, Doctor of Historical Sciences, is Senior Research Associate of the Institute of Russian History, Russian Academy of Sciences, and the National Research University—Higher School of Economics.
Maria Mayofis is Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow at the School of Advanced Research in the Humanities, Russian Academy of the National Economy and Public Administration. She is the author of Vozzvanie k Evrope: Literaturnoe obshchestvo “Arzamas” i rossiiskii modernizatsionnyi proekt 1815–1818 (Appeal to Europe: The Literary Society “Arzamas” and the Russian Modernization Project of 1815–1818 ), and a coeditor of volumes on the history of Soviet children’s and youth culture and education, most recently, Ostrova utopii: Pedagogicheskoe i sotsial´noe proektirovanie poslevoennoi shkoly (1940–1980e) (Islands of Utopia: Social and Pedagogical Approaches to Modeling Postwar Schools, 1940–1980s ).
Chris Miller is Associate Director of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy at Yale University. His first book, which examines the politics of perestroika, will be published in 2016. He is currently at work on a history of ideas of economic growth in the Soviet Union as well as a study of Russian economic policy since 1998.
Stephen M. Norris is Professor of History and Assistant Director of the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies at Miami University (OH). He is the author of two books on Russian cultural history: A War of Images: Russian Popular Prints, Wartime Culture, and National Identity, 1812–1945 (2006); and Blockbuster History in the New Russia: Movies, Memory, and Patriotism (2012). He is currently writing a biography of the Soviet political caricaturist Boris Efimov (1900–2008).
Alexander V. Reznik is Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Comparative History and Political Studies, Perm´ State University. His book about the Left Opposition in the Russian Communist Party (Bolshevik) (RCP[b]) will be published in 2016. He is currently researching the political cult of Lev Trotskii during the Russian Civil War. [End Page 234]
Alessandro Stanziani is Directeur d’études at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS...