Sean’s Russia Blog sponsored by the Center for Russian & East European Studies

Interviews with scholars, policy-makers, journalists, writers, and filmmakers working on topics concerning the Former Soviet Union

Listen to Sean’s interview with Professor Mark Steinberg, who delivered the inaugural lecture of our 1917 Centenary Series on Friday, October 13.

Guest: Michael Idov is an award winning journalist, novelist and screenwriter. From 2006 to 2012 he was a contributing editor at New York magazine where he won three National Magazine Awards for his journalism. From 2012 to 2014 he edited GQ Russia. He’s the author of Ground Up published in 2002....
My thoughts on Keith Gessen's "The Quiet Americans Behind the U.S.-Russia Imbroglio" as an opening salvo in the need to deconstruct the discourses of the "Russia Hand."
Guest: Andy Willimott on  Living the Revolution: Urban Communes & Soviet Socialism, 1917-1931 published Oxford University Press. [spp-player]
Guest: Chris Miller on Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia published by the University of North Carolina Press. [spp-player]

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Mark Steinberg
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Anne Garrells
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