slovo

an interdisciplinary journal of Russian, East-Central European, and Eurasian affairs

Slovo is a fully refereed, twice-yearly journal, edited and managed by postgraduates of the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies. This journal aims to discuss and interpret Russian, Eurasian, Central and East European affairs, covering the fields of anthropology, economics, film, geography, history, international studies, linguistics, literature, media, politics and sociology.

Slovo has presented postgraduates with what has in many cases been their first publishing opportunity. It is a refereed journal in which they have been able to present their ideas and research alongside that of members of staff. Fully managed by the postgraduate community, this has meant that students have from time to time refereed the work of their own teachers!

From its humble beginnings (the first edition appeared as a slim volume in May 1988 and included contributions from staff members Julian Graffy, Geoffrey Hosking and George Schöpflin) Slovo has gone from strength to strength culminating in the presentation of a special edition following the first annual postgraduate conference, held biennially at SSEES.

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Vol 26, No 2 (2014)

Table of Contents

Editorials

Editorial
Eugenia Ellanskaya

Interviews

Interview with contemporary Siberian philosopher Fyodor Girenok PDF
Eugenia Ellanskaya

Articles

Truth is Stranger than Science Fiction: The Quest for Knowledge in Andrei Tarkovskii’s Solaris and Stalker PDF
Thomas McLenachan

Film Reviews

Trudno byt Bogom /’Hard to be a God’ (2013) PDF
John A. Riley

Book Reviews

Ideologies of Eastness in Central and Eastern Europe. PDF
Ruth McKenna
Balkan Smoke: Tobacco and the Making of Modern Bulgaria. PDF
Mateusz Zatonski
Alternative Modernities in Europe. PDF
Maria Ghiurtu


ISSN: 0954-6839