- Contributors to This Issue
Jan Arend is Research Associate and Lecturer in East European History at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. He recently published a German-language monograph based on his dissertation on the east-to-west knowledge transfer of Russian soil science (1870–1945). Currently he is working on a project on perceptions and practices related to the emotion of stress in late socialist and postsocialist society in East Germany and Czechoslovakia/Czech Republic.
Jonathan Daly, Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is most recently the author of Hammer, Sickle, and Soil: The Soviet Drive to Collectivize Agriculture (2017) and Crime and Punishment in Russia: A Comparative History from Peter the Great to Vladimir Putin (forthcoming in 2018). He is also writing a biography of Richard Pipes.
Michael David-Fox is Professor in the School of Foreign Service and Department of History at Georgetown University and 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); his most recent edited volume is The Soviet Gulag: Evidence, Interpretation, and Comparison (2016). As a Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, he is currently working on a book project titled "Smolensk under Nazi and Soviet Rule" and an annotated edition of the wartime memoirs of the mayor of Smolensk under the German occupation in 1941–43, Boris Men´shagin.
Moritz Florin is Research and Teaching Associate at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and the author of Kirgistan und die sowjetische Moderne, 1941–1991 (Kyrgyzstan and Soviet Modernity, 1941–91 [End Page 856] ). His article "Becoming Soviet through War: The Kyrgyz and the Great Fatherland War" appeared in Kritika 17, 3 (2016): 495–516. He is currently working on the history of terrorism during the late 19th century in Eastern and Western Europe.
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- and 18th-century Russia and has published works on central and provincial administrative institutions, practices, and personnel. Her "Unsalaried and Unfed: Town Clerks' Means of Survival in Southwest Russia under Peter I" appeared in Kritika 14, 4 (2013): 715–39.
Ksenia Tatarchenko is Lecturer at the Global Studies Institute, University of Geneva, specializing in the history of Russian science and technology. She is interested in transnational and global history approaches and is currently working on several research projects, including the history of Akademgorodok, polar sciences, and Cold War computer science. [End Page 857]