Daria Prokhorova

dap347@nyu.edu
Articles by Daria Prokhorova

Civil Society in 19th-Century Russia

Susan Smith-Peter discusses the shaping of Russian provincial identity amidst the Great Reforms.

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Building and Mythologizing the Soviet Friendship Project

Rachel Applebaum discusses the development and narrativization of Soviet-Czechoslovak relations through the 20th century.

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Deciphering Stalin, the man and tyrant: Stephen Kotkin discusses the second volume of his series, “Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941”

The shaping of Communist ideology in the midst of 20th-century geopolitics informed Stalin’s domestic policies as well as the Soviet Union’s role on the world stage.

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A Punk Prayer: a screening and discussion of Evgeny Mitta’s “Act and Punishment”

Evgeny Mitta powerfully narrates the rise and global evolution of Pussy Riot.

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“On Narratives of Possibility and the Nature of Social Protest”: A colloquium discussion with William Rosenberg

William Rosenberg discusses the multiplicity of narratives that shaped the Revolution.

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Was the Russian Revolution a Failure?

Sheila Fitzpatrick discusses multiple lenses through which to investigate the event 100 years later.

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Taking Inventory of the New Regime

Anne O’Donnell discusses the challenges in taking inventory of property during the first years of Soviet socialism.

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What Were They Thinking? Russian intellectuals interpret the revolution, 1917-1922

Intellectual visions and destroyed dreams of the Revolution.

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Russia’s Relations with the West one Year after the US Presidential Elections

One year after the US presidential elections, what is the current state of US-Russian/Eurasian relations and what can we expect for the future?

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Neoliberalism and the Crisis of Liberalism

Scholars discuss the roots of neoliberalism and how we can understand the spheres of economic and political liberalism.

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An Interdisciplinary Study of the Russian Revolution

Scholars host a roundtable to discuss the multi-layered legacy of 1917.

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Technology, Ideology and Culture: Legacies of Soviet-African Relations

Historians and anthropologists discuss the impacts and legacies of Soviet-African relations of the 20th century.

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Julia Sweet discusses the role of collective memory in Putin’s propaganda machine

Julia Sweet considers the Russian state’s most effective propaganda strategies in maintaining anti-Ukrainian sentiment.

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Reflecting on the 1917 Revolution: Yanni Kotsonis gives a lecture on doubts about the “Great Event”

Yanni Kotsonis presents the question, Should we as historians be investing such meaning in the 1917 Revolution?

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