Volume 77


Number 1, Spring 2018


Introduction to “Soviet and Post-Soviet Sexualities”           

Richard C. M. Mole                                                                                                                1

Between the Labor Camp and the Clinic: Tema or the Shared Forms of Late

Soviet Homosexual Subjectivities     

Arthur Clech                                                                                                                           6

Soviet Legal and Criminological Debates on the Decriminalization of

Homosexuality (1965–75)

Rustam Alexander                                                                                                                  30

“That’s Not the Only Reason We Love Him”: Tchaikovskii Reception

in Post-Soviet Russia

Philip Ross Bullock                                                                                                                 53

Identity, Belonging and Solidarity among Russian-speaking Queer Migrants in Berlin

Richard C. M. Mole               


The Maiden and the Wolf: Law, Gender, and Sexual Violence in Imperial Russia

Katherine Pickering Antonova and Sergei Antonov                                                              99

The Making of an Artist as National Hero: The Great Karl Briullov

and His Critical Fortunes

Katia Dianina                                                                                                                          122

Against the Double Erasure: Georgi Markov's Contribution to the Communist Hypothesis

Nikolay Karkov                                                                                                                      151

Split Memory: The Geography of Holocaust Memory and Amnesia in Belarus

Anika Walke                                                                                                                           177


REVIEW ESSAY                                                                                                                 198     

FEATURED REVIEWS                                                                                                      205

BOOK REVIEWS                                                                                                                212

COLLECTED ESSAYS                                                                                                      297

OTHER BOOKS OF INTEREST                                                                                      302

IN MEMORIAM                                                                                                                    304


Number 2, Summer 2018


Psychiatry, Violence, and the Soviet Project of Transformation: A Micro-History of the

Perm’ Psycho Neurological School-Sanatorium

Maria Cristina Galmarini-Kabala                                                                                             307

Regionalisms and Imperialisms in the Making of the Russian Far East, 1903–1926

Ivan Sablin and Daniel Sukhan                                                                                                333

Riding the Soviet Iron Horse: A Reading of Viktor Turin’s Turksib through

the Lens of John Ford

Ingrid Kleespies                                                                                                                      358

The Shop Window Quality of Things: 1920s Weimar Surface Culture in Nabokov’s

Korol<’>, dama, valet

Luke Parker                                                                                                                             390

In Defense of Native Literature: Writers’ Associations, State and the Cult of the

Writer in pre-1945 Bulgaria

Irina Gigova                                                                                                                            417

Seeing the Bigger Picture: Conspiratorial Revisions of World War II History

in Recent Russian Cinema

Boris Noordenbos                                                                                                                   441

FEATURED REVIEWS                                                                                                      465     

BOOK REVIEWS                                                                                                                480

REFERENCE BOOKS OF 2016–2017: A SELECTION                                               560

COLLECTED ESSAYS                                                                                                      566

OTHER BOOKS OF INTEREST                                                                                      571     

IN MEMORIAM                                                                                                                    573

ERRATA                                                                                                                               575



Number 3, Fall 2018



Theodora Dragostinova and Małgorzata Fidelis                                                                     577        

Polish Economists in Nehru’s India: Making Science for the Third World in an Era of

De-Stalinization and Decolonization

Małgorzata Mazurek                                                                                                               588

Globalized Socialism, Nationalized Time: Soviet Films, Albanian Subjects, and Chinese Audiences across the Sino-Soviet Split

Elidor Mëhilli                                                                                                                          611

The Catholic 1968: Poland, Social Justice, and the Global Cold War

Piotr H. Kociski                                                                                                                      638

The “Natural Ally” of the “Developing World”: Bulgarian Culture in India and Mexico

Theodora Dragostinova                                                                                                          661


Modernism Romanced: Imaginary Geography in Jerzy Z˙uławski’s The Lunar Trilogy

Łukasz Wodzyński                                                                                                                 685

Ivo Andrić: Against National Mythopoesis

Marina Antić                                                                                                                           704

Why Women Protest: Insights from Ukraine’s EuroMaidan

Olena Nikolayenko and Maria DeCasper                                                                               726

REVIEW ESSAY                                                                                                                    752                 

FEATURED REVIEWS                                                                                                        760

FILM REVIEWS                                                                                                                     772

BOOK REVIEWS                                                                                                                   774                

COLLECTED ESSAYS                                                                                                         863

OTHER BOOKS OF INTEREST                                                                                         868

IN MEMORIAM                                                                                                                       870

ERRATA                                                                                                                                  872

Number 4, Winter 2018


Making a Long Story Longer: Eastern Europe and 1968 as a Global Moment, Fifty

Years Later

Judit Bodnár                                                                                                                           875

Let’s Turn Hegel from His Head onto His Feet: Hopes, Myths, and Memories

of the 1960s in Tamás Cseh’s Musical Album “A Letter to My Sister”        

Anna Szemere                                                                                                                         881

Utopias and “Normality”: 1968 Revisited Fifty Years On

Jacques Rupnik                                                                                                                       890

Postmodernity’s Unexpected Arrival: 1968 as Breakdown in Geoculture

Georgi M. Derluguian                                                                                                             897

Occupy College Street: Student Radicalism in Kolkata in the Sixties

Ranabir Samaddar                                                                                                                  904


Andrey Makarychev and Alexandra Yatsyk, Cluster Guest Editors

Russian “Federalism”: Illiberal? Imperial? Exceptionalist?

Andrey Makarychev and Alexandra Yatsyk                                                                          912

Inside Russia’s Imperial Relations: The Social Constitution of Putin-Kadyrov Patronage

Julie Wilhelmsen                                                                                                                     919

Kant’s Future: Debates about the Identity of Kaliningrad Oblast

Miłosz J. Zieliński                                                                                                                   937

Pluralism without Democracy, Vertical without Power: From Gor’kii to Nizhnii

Novgorod . . . and Back?

Andrey Makarychev                                                                                                               957


Affirmative Action in the Western Borderlands of the Late Russian Empire?

Darius Staliunas                                                                                                                      978

Russia’s Post-Soviet Ideological Terrain: Zvyagintsev’s Leviathan and Debates on

Authority, Agency, and Authenticity

Susanne Wengle, Christy Monet, and Evgenia Olimpieva                                                     998

REVIEW ESSAY                                                                                                                 1025               

FEATURED REVIEWS                                                                                                     1032

FILM REVIEWS                                                                                                                  1048

BOOK REVIEWS                                                                                                                1053

DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS, 2017                                                                             1139

COLLECTED ESSAYS                                                                                                      1149

OTHER BOOKS OF INTEREST                                                                                      1153

IN MEMORIAM                                                                                                                     1155

ERRATA                                                                                                                                1162

INDEX                                                                                                                                    1163