Call for Papers – Violence in Twentieth-Century Russia and Eurasia: Experience, Affect, Memory, and Legacies

January 12, 2014
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CFP: Violence in Twentieth-Century Russia and Eurasia: Experience, Affect, Memory, and Legacies Ralph and Ruth Fisher Forum Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign June 19-20, 2015 Organized by Harriet Murav and Mark Steinberg
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Understanding Violence in Russia – A Quick Overview of the Project Conclusions (in French)

December 30, 2013
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Comprendre les violences en Russie Synthèse des résultats du projet de recherche Emergence(s) 2009-2013   Le projet que nous avons mené grâce au soutien du projet Emergence(s) de la Mairie de Paris visait à appréhender les phénomènes de violence qui traversent la société et les institutions russes dans les années 1990-2000. Si l’effondrement de...
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A forgotten october : 1993 crisis in Moscow. Conference materials

September 24, 2013
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The international conference The October 1993 Crisis in Russia will be held in Paris on November 18 and 19 2013. (see general information) For the purpose of conference preparation, we are now publishing a range  of posts on the blog “Russie contemporaine” , under the tag 1993.
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Memories of the Chechen War : new book

June 11, 2013
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Memories of the Chechen War : new book “Everyone’s silent memories ” The Russian NGO Civic Assistance Committee has just published a new book, result of a project led by its network of young volunteers. The idea was to go in several Russian cities to ask witnesses and participants of the two Chechen wars to tell their personnal memories about life before...
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Book – C. Salloum, B. Brice, “Penser la violence collective”, Nuvis, 2012

March 14, 2013
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Book – C. Salloum, B. Brice, “Penser la violence collective”, Nuvis, 2012 C. Salloum, B. Brice, Penser la violence collective, Nuvis, 2012. Depuis quelques temps, l’usage du terme de « guerre » connaît une remise en cause : d’un côté la guerre est euphémisée par l’usage de termes moins rudes (« intervention », « opération », « maintien de la paix »), de l’autre, elle est...
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Call for Papers – European Perspectives on Cultures of Violence

March 11, 2013
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Call for Papers – European Perspectives on Cultures of Violence The Centre for English Local History, University of Leicester, 27-28 June 2013 What can we learn from the way that violent behaviour is experienced and perceived in European culture? This interdisciplinary conference invites discussion over the nature of violence in differing times and places.
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La question policière au Daghestan

March 4, 2013
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L’association Memorial a organisé une conférence de presse vendredi 1er mars consacrée au problème policier dans la République du Daghestan : affaires de corruption dans la police et enquêtes concernant ces affaires, renouvellement des certificats d’aptitude, déprofessionnalisation, lutte contre la rebellion armée, réactions des autorités politiques locales et fédérales. Vous trouverez un résumé (en russe)...
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See also other projects by members of the research team

Post-Soviet Armies Newsletter: http://psan.hypotheses.org/ Russie contemporaine, sources et documents: http://russie.hypotheses.org/ The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies: http://pipss.revues.org/

The blog "Understanding violence in Russia" aims at making available to researchers and to the public a corpus of articles and references on violence in Russia. It aims at analysing those data and at favoring collaboration between researchers and practitioners working on those topics . This blog is supported by "Emergences" programme of the City of Paris, 2009-2013

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