BOOK REVIEWS & ARTICLES
- Tirana Pyramid Slated for Dramatic Makeover
The former museum honoring dictator Hoxha will become a hip space for digital learning and creativity.
- 22 May 2018
- The Politics of Police Reform
- According to a new book, destabilising episodes of violence and an experienced civil society sector are key parts of building consensus for police reform. From openDemocracy.
- By Alexander Kupatadze
- 15 May 2018
- A Moscow Apartment House, Possessed by History
- Czarist tycoons, revolutionary artists, and Soviet squatters all feature in Russian scholar Dmitry Oparin’s new book.
- By Vladimir Kozolov
- 5 April 2018
- 1917: The Year Russia Fell Apart
- Two new books trace revolutionary Russia from its birth amid the wreckage of the old order to its apocalyptic demise.
- By Theodore R. Weeks
- 15 January 2018
- Revisiting Europe’s Muslim Heartland
In their new book, two French scholars provide valuable insights on Balkan history over the past 200 years.
- By John K. Cox
- 19 December 2017
- Fading Into Irrelevance
Macro- and micro-history are adeptly intertwined in an absorbing story of a small Central European town.
- By Martin Ehl
- 6 November 2017
- Albania Honors Its Most Famous Foreign Scholar
Robert Elsie, an internationally renowned Albanologist from Vancouver, was buried yesterday in an Albanian village after passing away on 2 October.
- 19 October 2017
- Time of the Poisoners
- A thorough account of the killings of Ukrainian nationalists by the KGB brings up parallels between the Russia of the 1950s and today.
- By Taras Kuzio
- 23 May 2017
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