Russia Publications

"It’s Not the Task of History to Prove Someone’s Ambitions"

Jul 25, 2013
The political use of history is detrimental not only to history or historiography in Russia, but also to the Russian people, to the future of Russia, and to the national identity. This idea that we are great, we are brilliant, we are the best in everything, etc. is not good... more

The Russian Revolutionary Movement of the Nineteenth Century as Contemporary History (1993)

Jun 21, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #250, 1993. PDF 34 pages. more

Mothering, Medicine, and Infant Mortality in Russia: Some Comparisons (1990)

Jun 21, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #236, 1990. PDF 47 pages. more

The Poetics of Ivan Turgenev (1989)

Jun 21, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #234, 1989. PDF 65 pages. more

The Millenium of Russia's First Perestroika: The Origins of a Kievan Glass Industry Under Prince Vladimir (1989)

Jun 21, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #233, 1989. PDF 44 pages. more

Funny Things Are Happening on the Way to the Bakhtin Forum (1989)

Jun 21, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #231, 1989. PDF 29 pages. more

Death and Dying in Early Modern Russia (1988)

Jun 21, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #228, 1988. PDF 40 pages. more

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Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters

May 28, 2013
“The production of nuclear weapons changed Soviet and American societies by creating whole new kinds of communities and new definitions of citizenship and safety and risk,” said Kate Brown at a May 08, 2013 presentation of her new book Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters. more

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The Turning Point for Russia Will Be a Higher Proportion of People on the Internet

May 22, 2013
Interview with Andrey Miroshnichenko, Fulbright-Kennan Institute Research Scholar, upon the completion of his grant, Spring 2013 more

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Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.