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Inaugural Lecture: Professor Melanie Ilic

Just an announcement to those who may not already know, on Wednesday April 24 Melanie Ilic’s inaugural lecture will take place on Park campus.  Melanie has published widely on Soviet women’s history and became Professor of Soviet History […]

  Melanie Ilic 17 April 2013  

Protest, Reform and Repression in Khrushchev’s Soviet Union

Hearty congratulations to Rob Hornsby for the publication of his book Protest, Reform and Repression in Khrushchev’s Soviet Union (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Rob was an AHRC-funded PhD student attached to a three-year project on ‘Policy and Governance […]

  Melanie Ilic 15 April 2013  

International Women’s Day

8 March 2013 marks the centenary of International Women’s Day celebrations in Russia. International Women’s Day has its origins at the women’s conference of the Second International in Copenhagen in 1910 with the aim of furthering the cause […]

  Melanie Ilic 8 March 2013  

Melanie Ilic – Why do Caucasian Studies Matter?

‘Why do Caucasian Studies Matter?’ On 21 November, I attended a seminar organised by the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, The University of Birmingham, to celebrate the publication of a special issue of Europe-Asia Studies (vol. […]

  Melanie Ilic 26 November 2012  

Melanie Ilic: Vilnius Conference

Melanie Ilic: Vilnius conference  At the beginning of September 2012, I travelled to Lithuania for a conference I had co-organised on ‘The Soviet Past in the Post-Soviet Present: the Ethics of Oral History and Memory Studies’. My co-organiser, […]

  Conferences 24 September 2012