NORMEMO spring 2022 guest lecture: Memory politics in Russia in the 21st century - actors, topics, tendencies

Alexei Miller (European University in St. Petersburg): Memory politics in Russia in the 21st century - actors, topics, tendencies


The talk will provide an overview of developments in the sphere of memory politics with focus on growing institutionalization, systematization and securitization of political use of the past in Russia during the last 20 years. Main attention will be devoted to the most recent years. Some predictions about the tendencies of memory politics in Russia will be offered at the end of the lecture.

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Alexei Miller is Professor and Scientific Director at the Center for the Study of Cultural Memory and Symbolic Politics, European University in St. Petersburg. He has published extensively in the field of Russian memory politics, as well as on comparative imperial history, the Russian empire and socialism, and the history of concepts. His latest publications include Political Use of the Past in Russia and Abroad. A Collection of Essays, Institute of Scientific Information for Social Sciences, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow 2020 (eds. Alexey Miller, Olga Malinova, Dmitry Efremenko, Alexandr Voronovici).

Når: 16.02.22 kl 14.15–16.00
Hvor: Zoom / Aase Hiorth Lervik room, Breiviklia, UiT
Sted: Tromsø
Målgruppe: Studenter, Gjester / eksterne, Ansatte
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