Wilson Center Experts

Bruce Grant

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Associate Professor of Anthropology, New York University
Wilson Center Project(s):
Sakhalin Island Nivkhi and the Politics of Indigenous Pasts
May 01, 1994
Jun 01, 1994

Project Summary

cultural history of a Siberian indigenour people across the 20th century, the Nivkhi How do Nivkhi look back on the Soviet period? What were the rationales proposed for the supplanting of Nivkh cultural forms with pan-Soviet ones, and what were the mechanisms by which Soviet hegemony was implemented and legitimated?