Wilson Center Experts

Sergei I. Zhuk

Research Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
PhD Candidate, Johns Hopkins University
Wilson Center Project(s):
Russia’s Last Reformation: Peasants and Religious Sects in the South of the Russian Empire, 1830-1905
Aug 01, 2002
May 01, 2003

Project Summary

Examines the origins and evolution of the theology and religious practices of radical peasant sects and their contribution to an alternative culture in the Russian and Ukrainian countryside. A revisionist interpretation of these sects as representative of the delayed European Radical Reformation and, simultaneously, as agents of modernization.

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