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Publications

Cover of Slavic and East European Journal, vol. 62 (1), 2018
Published July 2, 2019 12:12 AM

Counter to common views of art and science as distinct entities, and of modernism as ahistorical, this study explores how innovations within mathematics and geometry motivated a re-activation of the medieval Orthodox icon in Russian culture after the Revolution.

Nationalities Paper vol. 47 (3) May 2019
Published June 20, 2019 8:50 AM

In this article, PhD candidate Eglė Kesylytė-Alliks explores discursive construction of legitimating identity (-ies) of the state within official institutional and semipublic social discourses on the national flag in post-1990 Lithuania.

The cover of: Nations and Nationalism, vol 25, pt. 1, January 2019
Published June 14, 2019 1:50 PM

Kolstø discusses the concept of ‘imperialist nationalism’, as numerous articles and historical actors use the term actively, even though the definition of "nationalism" traditionally is regarded as contradictory to that of "imperialism".

Book cover: Rampart Nations
Published June 7, 2019 10:54 AM

Imagining a region as a defensive barrier against a dangerous Other has been a persistent strand in the development of Eastern European nationalisms. Pål Kolstø's contribution to "Rampart Nations: Bulwark myths in East European multiconfessional societies in the age of nationalism" discusses how small and vulnerable nations use such antemurale myths as a defensive strategy against their strong neighbours.

Henter forslag fra Google
Published June 4, 2019 12:53 PM

Ljiljana Saric and Tatjana Radanovic Felberg's chapter in "Migration and Media: Discourses about identities in crisis" investigates the verbal and visual representation of migration and migrants in Croatian and Serbian public broadcasters’ online portals during the migrant crisis in 2015/2016.

Cover of the journal PMLA vol. 134 (1) January 2019
Published May 27, 2019 10:21 PM

In this article, Roar Lishaugen and Jiřina Šmejkalová discuss methodological challenges in the study of the history of reading in former Soviet satellite states.

The cover of  the journal "Perspectives on Terrorism" vol. 12 (6) December 2018.
Published May 26, 2019 8:41 PM

In this article, Johannes Due Enstad introduces the case of right-wing terrorism and violence in Putin's Russia into the purview of terrorism studies.

Publication about the Soviet Nazi Occupation
Published May 13, 2019 2:30 PM

In this compelling account of life and death in a Russian province under Nazi occupation, Johannes Due Enstad challenges received wisdom about Russian patriotism during World War II.