Возвращение трофейного кино: актуализация послевоенного опыта в мемуарных дискурсах 1980-2000-х годов
This article is devoted to the retrospective perception of the phenomenon of “trophy films” in the USSR and post-Soviet Russia. Based upon an analysis of memoirs, fiction, non-fiction, articles in the press, this research aims to answer the question of why there was such an intense interest in the phenomenon of trophy films from the 1980s through the 2000s. The structure of the text follows two main directions, based upon remembrances about two key trophy films: Tarzan and The Woman of My Dreams. As a result, the research analyzes the discourse and interpretations brought to the cultural landscape of the 1980s through the 2000s.
A dictionary of political and social concepts of the late Soviet Union and in the first years of transformation.
The purpose of the Mythologies of Capitalism and the End of the Soviet Project is to show that in order to understand popular disillusionment with democratization, liberalization, and other transformations associated with the attempts of non-Western societies to appropriate the ideas of Western modernity, one must consider how these ideas are mythologized in the course of such appropriations. Olga Baysha argues that the seeds of post-revolutionary frustration should be sought in pre-revolutionary discourses on democracy, liberalism, and other concepts of Western modernity that are produced outside local contexts and introduced through the channels of global communication and interpretations of politicians, activists, and experts
Memoirs from meetings with Bernhard Töpfer and Peter Moraw.
The home front of World War II is increasingly recognized by historians as a vital part of not only military strategies during a war with an unparalleled degree of civilian mobilization, but also as a catalyst for broader social developments for example in gender and race relations. Differences in available supply and the distribution of food stuffs made for very different experiences in home front consumption by civilian consumers.
The significance of memoir complex associated with the large Russian historians of the XX century, as an important historical source.
The article analyzes the educational-research work of students, presented at the literary section of the Moscow literary creativity of children. Shows the change of aesthetic and social priorities of adolescents and youth, which took place in годв of perestroika.
During the 14th and 15th October 2017, a conference organized by Ben Eklof (Indiana University), Igor Fedyukin (Higher School of Economics (Moscow), Tatiana Saburova (Higher School of Economics, Indiana University), Elena Vishlenkova (Higher School of Economics, Moscow) has been held at the Indiana University Europe Gateway at CIEE Global Institute (Berlin) with the aim to discuss new narratives about the history of Russian education, aroused by James C. Scott’s books, Seeking like a State. How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed (1998), in particular on the basis of the concept of “high modernism” in its effort to redesign society and of the role of knowledge in the context of social and economic changes.
This collection of essays was published in a form of a catalogue for one of the propgrams screened at the Yamagata International Documentary Film Fstival in October 2019. The program entitled "The Creative Treatment of Grierson in Wartime Japan" was co-organized by the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival and the National Film Archive of Japan and presented a broad variety of wartime Japanese documentaries as well as British and Soviet films that have influenced them. The collection of essays explores the development of wartime Japanese documentary cinema from variety of historical and theoretical perspectives.
The article identifies the effect of personalization of politics: its definition is given, the determinants and possible consequences are considered. That effect is illustrated by some features in the Asian and European style of modern political leadership.