The cultural politics of commemoration: Media and remembrance of the Russian revolutions of 1917

  title={The cultural politics of commemoration: Media and remembrance of the Russian revolutions of 1917},
  author={Precious N Chatterje-Doody and Marie Gillespie},
  journal={European Journal of Cultural Studies},
  pages={305 - 314}
The year 2017 marked the centenary of the revolutions of February and October 1917 which led to the collapse of the Russian Empire. These events (and their accompanying mythologies) proved pivotal in creating a uniquely politicised approach to remembrances of revolution across and beyond the post-Soviet space. This special section uses the revolutions’ centenary as an entry point for reassessing the cultural politics of commemoration. In particular, it draws attention to the transformations in… Expand
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Biographical notes Precious N Chatterje-Doody is a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Manchester, working on the Reframing Russia project (July 2017 – September 2019)
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