Recent publications by RUCARR staff

2018

Hutcheson, Derek (2018) Parliamentary Elections in Russia: A Quarter Century of Multi-party Politics (Oxford: Oxford University Press/British Academy).  https://global.oup.com/academic/product/parliamentary-elections-in-russia-9780197266281?cc=se&lang=en&# (insert codeAAFLYG6 to save 30%!)

Petersson, Bo (2001, 2018) National Self-Images and Regional Identities in Russia; Ashgate, Aldershot, reprinted in Routledge Revivals series, London: Routledge.

Petersson, Bo (2018a) ‘Perspective on the Eastern Enlargement: Triumph of the EU or Seed of Its Destruction?’, in B. Engelbrekt, A. Michalski & L. Oxelheim (eds):  Trust in the European Union in Challenging Times,London: Palgrave Macmillan/Springer, 41-64.

Petersson, Bo (2018b): ‘Book review: Cheng Chen: The Return of Ideology: The Search for Regime Identities in Postcommunist Russia and China’, Nationalities Papers, DOI: 10.1080/00905992.2018.1425252

Berglund, Christofer (2018) “Weber’s secret admirer in the Caucasus: Saakashvili and the nationalisation of Georgia’s Armenian and Azeri borderlands” i Nations and Nationalism: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/nana.12369

Karina Vamling contributed with the article ‘O zarubežnoj dejatel’nosti professora M.A. Kumaxova’ [On Prof. M.A. Kumakhovs work and research visits abroad] in the volume Xeževa, M.R. (compiler), Muxadin Abubekirovič Kumaxov. Series ‘Materialy k bibliografii učёnyx IGI KBNC RAN’. Nal’chik: Izd. otdel IGI KBNC RAN, 91-94.

Revaz Tchantouria published a dictionary with the Georgian Saba Publishers and saw his book exhibited at the Frankfurt Book Fair: Basque–Georgian–Russian Dictionary (Oct. 2018).

A new issue in the series Caucasus Studies has appeared. Number 5 Complementation in the Northwest and South Caucasian Languages includes two articles on complementation in the Abkhazo-Adyghe and Kartvelian languages.

As a contribution to Georgian-Swedish literary contacts, Manana Kock Kobaidze (with Kristian Carlsson) has translated works by Georgian poets into Swedish in the volume Den kaukasiska fallenheten (Smockadoll, 2018).


 

 

 


2017

Orange, Mia, and Bo Petersson (2017). “‘There Can Be No Other Sun in the Sky’: Political Myth, Spirituality and Legitimacy in Contemporary Kazakhstan.”, Catharina Raudvere (ed): Contested Memories and the Demands of the Past. Springer International Publishing, 25-47.

Petersson, Bo (2017a) ’Perspektiv på östutvidgningen: EU:s triumf eller fröet till dess undergång?’, B. Engelbrekt, A. Michalski & L. Oxelheim (red): Årsboken Europaperspektiv. Stockholm: Santérus förlag, 55-82.

Petersson, Bo (2017b) “Putin and the Russian Mythscape: Dilemmas of Charismatic Legitimacy”, Demokratizatsiya 25:3, 235-254.

Petersson, Bo & Lena Kainz (2017): ‘Migration in the Media: Metaphors in Swedish and German News Coverage’, NORDEUROPAforum Jhg 2017: 38-65, https://edoc.hu-berlin.de/bitstream/handle/18452/19159/NEF2017_Art_Petersson_Kainz_Migration%20in%20the%20Media.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Special issue of Sport in Society: When the party is over: developments in Sochi and Russia after the winter Olympics 2014. Guest editors: Bo Petersson, Karina Vamling and Alexandra Yatsyk. Vol. 20, No 4, April, 2017. Routledge.
More information

Petersson, Bo. 2017. ‘Perspektiv på östutvidgningen: EU:s triumf eller fröet till dess undergång?’ I: Tilliten i EU vid ett vägskäl. Europaperspektiv 2017. Santérus förlag.

http://www.svtplay.se/klipp/12199866/tilliten-i-eu-vid-ett-vagskal—del-1

Demant Fredriksen, Martin & Katrine Gotfredsen: Georgian Portraits. Essays on the Afterlives of a Revolution. Zero Books, 2017.

http://www.zero-books.net/books/georgian-portraits 

 

 


2016

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Hutcheson, Derek H. & Bo Petersson. 2016. “Shortcut to Legitimacy: Popularity in Putin’s Russia,” Europe-Asia Studies, DOI: 10.1080/09668136.2016.1216949

Petersson, Bo (2016) ‘Legitimacy, popularity and the construction of political myth’ (in Russian), Simvolicheskaya politika, no. 4, 52-64.

brillVamling, Karina. 2016. “The Internet as a Tool for Language Development and Maintenance? The Case of Megrelian.” In: Endangered languages of the Caucasus and Beyond, edited by Ramazan Korkmaz and Gürkan Doğan. Brill pp. 244-257. http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/books/b9789004328693_018

 

img_0861-768x768Petersson, Bo and Karina Vamling. 2016. “Vanished in the Haze: White Elephants, Environmental Degradation and Circassian Marginalization in Post-Olympics Sochi” Megaevents in Post-Soviet Eurasia. Shifting Borderlines of Inclusion and Exclusion, edited by Andrey Makarychev and Alexandra Yatsyk, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 59-76.  More info about the book

Gotfredsen, Katrine B. 2016. “Enemies of the people: Theorizing dispossession and mirroring conspiracy in the Republic of Georgia.” Focaal—Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology, 74: 42–53

Emil Edenborg. 2016. Nothing more to see: contestations of belonging and visibility in Russian media. Lund University & Malmö University, Faculty of Culture and Society. Doctoral dissertation. More informaiton

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