Sean's Russia Blog

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Blog Tags:Russia, History, Soviet Union, Putin, Medvedev
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News and commentary on Russia.

Latest Blog Posts

Christianity in China

on Sep 22, 2023

Guests: Fenggang Yang and Kung Lap Yan on Christianity, worship, and religious persecution in China. The post Christianity in China appeared first on The Eurasian Knot.

Guest: Anna Kovalova, Pitt's new Visiting Assistant Professor in Slavic Languages and Literatures, on her work on early Russian cinema. The post REEES Faculty Spotlight: Anna Kovalova appeared first on The Eurasian Knot.

Catholicism in Poland

on Sep 8, 2023

Guests: Geneviève Zubrzycki and Jose Casanova on the place of the Catholic Church in Polish politics and national identity. The post Catholicism in Poland appeared first on The Eurasian Knot.

Guests: Anca Sincan and Tatiana Vagramenko discuss the how secret police files document religious belief and worship in communist Romania and Ukraine. The post Secret Police Archives as Depositories of Faith appeared first on The Eurasian Knot.

Guest: Catherine Wanner on lived religion in Ukraine, belief, belonging and community, and the impact of the war on religion. The post Lived Religion in Ukraine appeared first on The Eurasian Knot.

The Nivkhi of Sakhalin

on Jul 17, 2023

Guest: Bruce Grant revisits his book, In the Soviet House of Culture: A Century of Perestroikas, on the Nivkhi of Sakhalin, their Soviet experience, and the complexities of indigeneity. The post The Nivkhi of Sakhalin appeared first on The Eurasian K...

Queer Under Communism

on Jun 29, 2023

It’s Pride month! Misha Appeltova, Irina Roldugina, and Kate Davidson join us to talk about their research on gender, sexuality and queer under state socialism. The post Queer Under Communism appeared first on The Eurasian Knot.