Wilson Center Experts

Margaret Paxson

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Russia
Affiliation:
Senior Associate, Kennan Institute
Wilson Center Project(s):
Speaking the Past in Rural Russia: An Essay in the Symbolic Topography of Memory

Project Summary

Investigates Russians’ understandings of their own heritage, as they imagine themselves through their historical topography. Looks at how rural russians locate their sense of collective memory in the competative mix of the church, the Soviet state, and their village order.

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