Tag Archives: Post-socialism

Religion in Post-Soviet Tajikistan

A review of Religious Revival in Tajikistan: The Soviet Legacy Revisited, by Hélène Thibault. Whereas a range of studies on the everyday realities of Islam…

Experiences of Aging in Post-Socialist Poland

A review of Personhood in Places: Aging, Memory, and Relatedness in Postsocialist Poland by Jessica Choate Robbins In both media discourses and quotidian conversations, aging…

Post-Socialism & Islam in Tajikistan

A review of Re‐producing Social Relations; Political and Economic Change and Islam in Post‐Soviet Tajik Ishkashim, by Aliaa Remtilla Aliaa Remtilla’s fascinating dissertation “Re‐producing social…

The Making of the Chinese Creative Class

A review of Self-Styling: Practicing Creativity and Remaking Aesthetics in Post-Socialist China by Lily Chumley Self-Styling: Practicing Creativity and Remaking Aesthetics in Post-Socialist China is…