Ab Imperio (2004), 1

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Ab Imperio (2004), 1
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Heterogeneity of Imperial and National Memory

Kazan', Russland 2004: Selbstverlag des Herausgebers
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Ab Imperio. Studies of New Imperial History and Nationalism in the Post-Soviet Space
Russian Federation
Postanschrift: P.O. Box 157, Kazan' 420015. Tel./Fax: 7-8432-644-018
Alexander Kaplunovski

Ab Imperio editors are pleased to announce the release of the first issue of the journal in 2004. Ab Imperio is a bilingual (English-Russian) quarterly dedicated to studies of New Imperial History and Nationalism in the post Soviet Space. This issue opens a year long thematic program of the journal dedicated to exploration of problems of historical memory in nationally and ideologically divided post soviet space. Materials of this issue written from different disciplinary perspectives (theory, history, sociology, political science, anthropology) address the theme of "HETEROGENEITY OF IMPERIAL AND NATIONAL MEMORY" (see below the Table of Contents). This issue of the journal is also available online: http://www.abimperio.net

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Heterogeneity of Imperial and National Memory

I. Methodology and Theory

From the Editors Can an Empire Have Memory? An Invitation to Discussion (E)

Virtual Roundtable Reflections on Memory, Empire, and Nation
Etienne FRANCOIS (R)
Tony JUDT (R)
Matt Matsuda (E)

II. History

Constructing Region through the Past

Heinz-Gerhard Haupt: European History as Comparative History (E)

Mark von Hagen: Empires, Borderlands, and Diasporas: Eurasia as Anti-Paradigm for the Post-Soviet Era (R)

Geoffrey HOSKING (E)
Martin W. LEWIS (E)
David McDONALD (E)

Alexander Filiushkin: How Russia Became Asia for Europe? (R)

Yaroslav Hrytsak: On Sails and Gales, and Ships Sailing in Various Directions: Post-Soviet Ukraine (E)

Andrzej Nowak: From Empire Builder to Empire Breaker, or There and Back Again: History and Memory of Poland’s Role in East European Politics (E)

III. Archive

Sofia Tchouikina: Biographical Interview and the Sociology of Memory (R)

Interview with L. A. Uspenskaia (R)

Ilya Gerasimov, Marina Mogilner: Amarcord, the 20th Century: Forgetting Ideology? (Concluding Remarks to the Interview with L. Uspenaksia) (R)

IV. Sociology, Ethnology,
Political Science

Andreas Langenohl: Collective Memory after the Change of the Regime: Similarities and Differences between Commemorative Practices in Post-Communist and Post-Colonial Countries (E)

Stephen Velychenko: Post-Colonialism and Ukrainian History (E)

Vello Pettai: Narratives and Political Development in the Baltic States: History Revised and Improvised (E)

V. ABC: Empire & Nationalism Studies

Steven Sabol: Introduction to the Forum (E)

Marlene Laruelle, Sebastien Peyrouse: Russians in the Altai: Historical Memory and National Identity in Kazakhstan (R)

Peter Rottier: Legitimizing the Ata Meken: The Kazakh Intelligentsia Write a History of Their Homeland (E)

Elena Bezvikonnaia: The Reconstruction of National History in the Modern Republic of Kazakhstan (the Case of Russo-Kazakh Relations in the 18th – 19th c.) (R)

Aigul Zabirova: Post-Soviet Kazakhstan: A Review of Contemporary Western Historiography (R)

VI. Newest Mythologies

Elisabeth Gessat-Anstett: Memory Eternal or Memory Like a Sieve? Commemorative Logic in Post-Soviet Russia (R)

VII. Book Reviews

Gerald Stourzh (Hg.). Annäherungen an eine europaische Geschichtsschreibung. Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2002 (= Archiv fur österreichische Geschichte. Bd. 137.). 176 S. ISBN: 3-7001-3070-8. (Frithof Benjamin Schenk)

Archiv noveishei istorii Rossii. Seria “Issledovania”. Т. II. Gosudarstvennyi Archiv Rossiiskoi Federacii: 10 let raboty. 1992-2002: Sbornik statei / Red. S. V. Mironenko, V. А. Kozlov, V. А. Tiunev. М.: ROSSPEN, 2002. 256 S. (Pavel Polian)

Rossiiskaia istoritcheskaia mosaika. Sbornik nautchnykh statei v tchest Dzhona Kipa / Otv. red. А. L. Litvin. Kasan, 2003. 294 S. (na rus. i angl. jas.). Bibliografia rabot Dzh. Kipa. ISBN 5-8185-0023-3. (Ernest A. Zitser)

Daniel Brower, Turkestan and the Fate of the Russian Empire (London: Routledge Curzon, 2003). XV + 213 pp. Maps. Plates. Notes. Bibliography. Index. ISBN: 0-415-29744-3. (Michael Rouland)

Stefane Mund, ORBIS RUSSIARUM: Genése et development de la representation du monde “russe” en Occident а la Renaissance (Genéve: Lirairie Droz S.A., 2003). (=Travaux d’Humanisme et Renaissance. No. CCCLXXXII). 598 s. ISBN: 2-600-00849-7; ISSN: 0082-6081. (Aleksandr Filiushkin)

Regioni Ukraini. Khronika ta kerivniki. Т. 2. Kharkivska oblast / Red. К. Matsusato, V. Yakushik. Sapporo: Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, 2002. 138 S. (Yuri Labyntsev, Larissa Shchavinskaia)

Regiony Rossii. Khronika i rukovoditeli. Tom 7: Respublika Tatarstan, Udmurtskaia respublika, Respublika Mordovia / Red. К. Matsusato. Sapporo: Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, 2000. 471 S.; Тom 8: Respublika Marii El, Tchuvashskaia respublika, Respublika Bashkortostan/ Red. К. Matsusato. Sapporo: Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, 2003. 342 S. (Dmitry P. Gorenburg)

David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Toward the Rising Sun: Russian Ideologies of Empire and the Path to War with Japan (DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2001). xiii +329 p. Index. ISBN: 0-87580-276-1 (cloth). (Igor Martynyuk)

NESTOR: Ezhekvartalnyi zhurnal isotrii i kultury Rossii i Vostotchnoi Evropy. 2000. № 1: Pravoslavnaia tserkov v Rossii i SSSR. Istotchniki, issledovania, istoriografia / Glavnyi redaktor I. V. Lukoianov, red. nomera S. L. Firsov. Sankt-Peterburg–Kishinyev, 2000. 444 S. ISBN: 9975-9519-8-8 (Pavel Stefanov)

Laurie Manchester, Secular Ascetics: The Mentality of Orthodox Clergymen’s Sons in Late Imperial Russia (Ph.D. Dissertation. Columbia University, 1995), 634 p.;

Laurie Manchester, “The Secularization of the Search for Salvation: The Self-Fashioning of Orthodox Clergymen’s Sons in Late Imperial Russia,” Slavic Review. Vol. 57 (1998), pp. 50-76;

Laurie Manchester, “Harbingers of Modernity, Bearers of Tradition: Popovichi as a Model Intelligentsia Self in Revolutionary Russia,” Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas. Bd. 20 (2002). S. 321-344. (Elena Vishlenkova)

Christine Worobec, Possessed: Women, Witches and Demons in Imperial Russia (DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2001). xv + 206 pp. Tables, notes, bibliography, index. ISBN: 0-87580-273-7. (Olga Khristoforova)

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