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Osteuropa | 11-12/2014

Sehendes Auge. Europäische Gewaltgeschichten [Eyes wide open. European histories of violence]

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Gefährliche Unschärfe Russland, die Ukraine und der Krieg im Donbass

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Das Volk und sein Ich. Autoritäre Herrschaft und Legitimität

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Sehendes Auge. Europäische Gewaltgeschichten [Eyes wide open. European histories of violence]


Heftbeschreibung / Abstracts (de) (en)

Egbert Jahn
Niemand ist hineingeschlittert
100 Jahre Streit über die Kriegsschuldfrage
Nobody slid into it
One hundred years of debate over assigning blame for the First World War
Helmut König
Politik und Gedächtnis
100 Jahre Erster Weltkrieg
Politics and memory
100 years of the First World War
Jost Dülffer
100 Jahre Erster Weltkrieg
Eine Bilanz des Jahres 2014
The centennial of the First World War
A review of 2014
Anne Hartmann
Der Stalin-Versteher
Lion Feuchtwanger in Moskau 1937
The Stalin-empathiser
Lion Feuchtwanger in Moscow in 1937
Julius Margolin
Zwei Formen eines totalitären Regimes
Kann man Hitlersche und sowjetische Lager vergleichen?
Two forms of totalitarian regime
Can one compare Nazi and Soviet camps?
Felix Schnell
Aufschrei gegen das Vergessen
Margolins Vergleich von Gulag und NS-Lagern
Cry against forgetting
J. Margolin's comparison of the Gulag and Nazi camps
Stefan Auer
Holocaust als Fiktion
Von Andrzej Wajda bis Quentin Tarantino
Holocaust as fiction
From Andrzej Wajda to Quentin Tarantino
M. Saryusz-Wolska, Carolin Piorun
Verpasste Debatte
"Unsere Mütter, unsere Väter" in Deutschland und Polen
A missed debate
"Generation war" in Germany and Poland
Christian Werkmeister
Wahnsinn mit System
Psychiatrische Anstalten in der späten UdSSR
Insanity and the system
Mental hospitals in the late Soviet Union
Michael Hänel
Zwischen allen Stühlen
Der Mahner und Humanist Andrej Sacharov
From all sides
The admonisher and humanist Andrei Sakharov
Evgenija Lezina
Memorial und seine Geschichte
Russlands historisches Gedächtnis
Memorial and its history
Russia's historical memory
Karlheinz Kasper
Wiederentdeckte Sprachkunst
Russische Literatur in Übersetzungen 2014
World-class masters of language
Russian literature in first and new translation in 2014

Bücher und Zeitschriften

Beate Fieseler
Eva Maurer: Wege zum Pik Stalin. Sowjetische Alpinisten, 1928–1953
Wolfgang Mueller
Jeremy Smith, Melanie Ilic, Eds.: Khrushchev in the Kremlin. Policy and government in the Soviet Union, 1953–1964
Kirsten Bönker
Denis Kozlov: The Readers of Novyi Mir: Coming to Terms with the Stalinist Past
Vera Ammer
Martin Malek, Anna Schor-Tschudnowskaja, Hg.: Der Zerfall der Sowjetunion. Ursachen – Begleiterscheinungen – Hintergründe
Ulla Pape
Boris Porfiriev, Greg Simons, Eds.: Crises in Russia. Contemporary Management Policy and Practice from a Historical Perspective
Roland Götz
Andreas Heinrich, Heiko Pleines, Eds.: Export Pipelines from the CIS Region. Geopolitics, Securitization, and Political Decision-Making
Sarah Lemmen
Robert Luft: Parlamentarische Führungsgruppen und politische Strukturen in der tschechischen Gesellschaft
Henryk Alff
Sally N. Cummings: Understanding Central Asia. Politics and Contested Transformations
Tim Epkenhans
Joachim Ahrens, Herman W. Hoen, Eds.: Institutional Reform in Central Asia. Politico-economic Challenges
Tim Epkenhans
Stanley D. Brunn, Stanley W. Toops: The Routledge Atlas of Central Eurasian affairs
Eva Binder
Jeremy Hicks: First Films of the Holocaust. Soviet Cinema and the Genocide of the Jews, 1938–1946
Christine Engel
Sibille Rigler: "Picking up the Pieces": Woody Allens intertextueller Dialog mit der russischen Literatur
Marina Dmitrieva
Christiane Post: Künstlermuseen. Die russische Avantgarde und ihre Museen für Moderne Kunst


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A finger pointing at the moon
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