New issue of Laboratorium №1 (2017)

We are glad to announce the new issue of Laboratorium №1 (2017)

Lead editors: Elena Bogdanova and Anna Paretskaya.

Table of Contents


Rethinking Public and Private in an Acoustic Community: Investigation of Contemporary Russian Village (Elena Bogdanova) p.4

“You Are a Mother Forever, but an Artist for Good, As Well”: Creative Work in the Context of Intensive-Extensive Mothering (Mariya Godovannaya, Anna Temkina) p.30

Narratives of Not Belonging: The Symbolic and Functional Meaning of Language Use in the Relation of Russian Au Pair Migrants to the Russian-Speaking Community in German (Caterina Rohde-Abuba) p.62

Mutations of a Modern Myth: How Changing Discourses of Migration, Patriotism, and Personhood Shape Migration Narratives of Foreign-Language Students from Pskov, 1991–2015 (Eline Helmer) p.82

Book Reviews

Tobias Rupprecht. Soviet Internationalism after Stalin: Interaction and Exchange between the USSR and Latin America during the Cold War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015 (Martin Baña) p.110

Timo Vihavainen and Elena Bogdanova, eds. Communism and Consumerism: The Soviet Alternative to the Affluent Society. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 2015 (Laura A. Henry) p.113

Aleksei Tikhomirov. «Luchshii drug nemetskogo naroda»: kul’t Stalina v Vostochnoi Germanii (1945–1961 gg.). M.: ROSSPEN, 2014 (Alexander Reznik) p.119

David H. Price. Cold War Anthropology: The CIA, the Pentagon, and the Growth of Dual Use Anthropology. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016 (Adrianna Link) p.124

Andrei Zorin. Poiavlenie geroia: Iz istorii russkoi emotsional’noi kul’tury kontsa XVIII–nachala XIX veka. Мoscow: Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 2016 (Alexandra Smith) p.128

Roger Sanjek and Susan W. Tratner, eds. eFieldnotes: The Makings of Anthropology in the Digital World. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016 (Alexandra Kasatkina) p.131

Benjamin Tromly. Making the Soviet Intelligentsia: Universities and Intellectual Life under Stalin and Khrushchev. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014 (Sofia Tchouikina) p.136

Elena Gapova. Klassy natsii: Feministskaia kritika natsiostroitel’stva. Moscow: Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 2016 (Nataliya Tchermalykh) p. 141

Lauri Mälksoo. Russian Approaches to International Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015 (Dmitry Dubrovsky) p.146

Chiara Brambilla, Jussi Laine, James W. Scott, and Gianluca Bocchi, eds. Borderscaping: Imaginations and Practices of Border Making. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2015 (Elena Nikiforova) p.152