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Ivan Sablin deposited Russia in the Global Parliamentary Moment, 1905–1918: Between a Subaltern Empire and an Empire of Subalterns (Locating the Global: Spaces, Networks and Interactions from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century, ed. by Holger Weiss. Berlin: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2020, pp. 257–282) in the group ASEEES Convention on ASEEES Commons 1 month, 3 weeks ago
The chapter analyzed the debates on parliamentarism in the late Russian Empire and revolutionary Russia and explored how the idea of parliament helped intellectuals locate Russia globally. The establishment of the legislative State Duma and the adoption of the Fundamental Laws of the Russian Empire during the Revolution of 1905–1907 seemed to m…[Read more]
Ivan Sablin deposited Parliamentary Formations and Diversities in (Post-)Imperial Eurasia, ed. by Ivan Sablin (Journal of Eurasian Studies, vol. 11, nos. 1 and 2, 2020, Special Issue) in the group ASEEES Convention on ASEEES Commons 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Addressing the entangled histories of deliberative decision making, political representation, and constitutionalism in several geographic and temporal contexts, this Special Issue offers nuanced political and intellectual histories and anthropologies of parliamentarism in Eurasia. It explores parliaments and quasi-parliamentary formations and the…[Read more]
In early 1918, the Bolshevik-dominated Third Congress of Soviets declared the formation of a new composite polity—the Soviet Russian Republic. The congress’s resolutions, however, simultaneously proclaimed a federation of national republics and a federation of soviets. The latter seemed to recognize regionalism and localism as organizing pri…[Read more]
Susan Smith-Peter deposited Is Science Enough?: The Limits of Scientific Agriculture in Nineteenth-Century Russia within a Global Market in the group ASEEES Convention on ASEEES Commons 1 year, 3 months ago
The article argues that the spread of scientific information is not always enough to ensure the success of the production of any particular country in a global market. In particular, there were significant barriers to the introduction of improved livestock raising in nineteenth century Russia. Although agricultural societies, which were voluntary…[Read more]
This article is an introduction to the New York Public Library’s pre-revolutionary Russian and Eastern European photographic albums. It also provides a checklist of these albums. The checklist is an especially rich source for Russian architecture, art, and science and provides documentation for a variety of places in the center and provinces of t…[Read more]
This article traces the attempts by the Soviet Union and Warsaw Pact countries to devolve economic powers to the regions and the ultimate failure of this project, which was a contributing factor to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Drawing from samizdat (self-published) and tamizdat (foreign-published) materials, this article traces the understandings of parliaments and parliamentarism in individual works by Soviet dissidents and reconstructs the authors’ underlying assumptions in the application of the two ideas. It focuses on the articulations and the implications of f…[Read more]
Lynda Park started the topic Proposals for 2018 ASEEES Convention Boston due Feb. 28 in the discussion 2017 ASEEES Convention Chicago on ASEEES Commons 2 years, 9 months ago
Opened in 2013, the Federal Military Memorial Cemetery near Moscow is Russia’s new national cemetery. Providing for the interment of political as well as military leaders, it is to supplant the Kremlin Wall as the country’s prime burial site. Initially modeled after the Arlington National Cemetery and designed as a landscaped park, the site was…[Read more]
Hello! If you’re curious about how to use the Commons to share your scholarship, build a professional web site (or a class blog), and connect with other scholars, come talk to me at Booth 105 in the Exhibit Hall this weekend. Send your colleagues along too—I’d be delighted to help people get set up on both ASEEES Commons and the i…[Read more]
Ivan Sablin deposited A History for the Centenary of the Russian Revolution (Review of Russia in Revolution: An Empire in Crisis, 1890 to 1928 by S. A. Smith) in the group ASEEES Convention on ASEEES Commons 3 years, 1 month ago
This review essay focuses on the new monograph by S. A. Smith Russia in Revolution: An Empire in Crisis, 1890 to 1928 (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2017). As a leading expert in the social history of the Russian Revolution of 1917, Smith provides a comprehensive political, social, and cultural narrative of one of the central events in the…[Read more]
Three major factions in the Russian Civil War in the Far East engaged in nationalist mobilization coming up with different rhetorical tropes and images in the 1920-1922 period. The ultra-royalist faction led by Mikhail Konstantinovich Diterikhs, which in 1922 controlled the Provisional Priamur Government in Vladivostok, portrayed the Romanovs as…[Read more]
MAG offering travel grants to ASEEES Chicago for Ukrainian and Belusian Presenters,
***Deadline is July 25th***
The International Association for Humanities (MAG) offers four travel grants for participation in the 49th Annual Convention of Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) which will be held in Chicago (USA) on…[Read more]
The PDF version of the #ASEEES17 convention preliminary program can be found on the website. Please keep in mind that this is a static document as of June 15 only. Any changes after that are not reflected in the document. For the most up-to-date program, please check the online program. If you see any errors in titles and such, please send the…[Read more]
The preliminary online program for the 2017 Chicago Convention is available: http://www.aseees.org/convention/program
A PDF version of the program will be posted shortly, but keep in mind that the PDF program will be a static document. For the most up-to-date program, please see the online program.
ASEEES is offering four different travel grants for the 2017 Convention. All applications are due by May 22. Please review the grant site for more info: http://www.aseees.org/convention/grants
Lynda Park started the topic Acceptance Notification Out, Convention Registration Open in the discussion 2017 ASEEES Convention Chicago on ASEEES Commons 3 years, 7 months ago
The 2017 Convention proposal acceptance/rejection notification were sent out on 4/14. The convention registration is now open. http://www.aseees.org/convention/registration
This is a public group for the 2017 ASEEES Convention participants to discuss their session topics and convention logistics and find replacement participants when you have a member withdraw from your session.