Fedor, Julie

War and Memory in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: War and Memory in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus
Julie Fedor, Simon Lewis, Tatiana Zhurzhenko

Part I. Memories of World War II and Nation-Building

2. Political Uses of the Great Patriotic War in Post-Soviet Russia from Yeltsin to Putin
Olga Malinova

3. “Unhappy Is the Person Who Has No Motherland”: National Ideology and History Writing in Lukashenka’s Belarus
Per Anders Rudling

4. Reclaiming the Past, Confronting the Past: OUN–UPA Memory Politics and Nation Building in Ukraine (1991–2016)
Yuliya Yurchuk

Part II. In Stalin’s Shadow

5. From the Trauma of Stalinism to the Triumph of Stalingrad: The Toponymic Dispute Over Volgograd
Markku Kangaspuro, Jussi Lassila

6. When Stalin Lost His Head: World War II and Memory Wars in Contemporary Ukraine
Serhii Plokhy

7. “We Should be Proud Not Sorry”: Neo-Stalinist Literature in Contemporary Russia
Philipp Chapkovski

Part III. New Agents and Communities of Memory

8. Successors to the Great Victory: Afghan Veterans in Post-Soviet Belarus
Felix Ackermann

9. Generational Memory and the Post-Soviet Welfare State: Institutionalizing the “Children of War” in Post-Soviet Russia
Tatiana Zhurzhenko

10. Ostarbeiters of the Third Reich in Ukrainian and European Public Discourses: Restitution, Recognition, Commemoration
Gelinada Grinchenko

Part IV. Old/New Narratives and Myths

11. Memory, Kinship, and the Mobilization of the Dead: The Russian State and the “Immortal Regiment” Movement
Julie Fedor

12. The Holocaust in the Public Discourse of Post-Soviet Ukraine
Andrii Portnov

13. The “Partisan Republic”: Colonial Myths and Memory Wars in Belarus
Simon Lewis

Part V. Local Cases

14. Great Patriotic War Memory in Sevastopol: Making Sense of Suffering in the “City of Military Glory”
Judy Brown

15. On Victims and Heroes: (Re)Assembling World War II Memory in the Border City of Narva
Elena Nikiforova

16. War Memorials in Karelia: A Place of Sorrow or Glory?
Aleksandr V. Antoshchenko, Valentina V. Volokhova, Irina S. Shtykova

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Cultural and Media Studies, general, Memory Studies, Russian, Soviet, and East European History

Publication year
Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies
Page amount
27 pages
Art, Art History
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