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: Maria Belodubrovskaya on Not According to Plan: Filmmaking under Stalin published by Cornell University Press. [spp-player]
Guest: Richard Robbins on Overtaken by the Night: One Russian’s Journey through Peace, War, Revolution, and Terror published by the University of Pittsburgh Press. [spp-player]
Guest: Jon Waterlow on Soviet jokes under Stalin. [spp-player]
The following is the transcript of my interview with Claire Shaw for the podcast Deaf in the Soviet Union. The transcript has been edited for clarity. I thought we’d start by having you talk about the origins of your work on deafness in Russia. How did you come to this topic? Well, it was a...

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