Wilson Center Experts

Margaret Paxson

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Senior Associate, Kennan Institute
Wilson Center Project(s):
Speaking the Past in Rural Russia: An Essay in the Symbolic Topography of Memory
Apr 01, 1998
May 01, 1998

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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