“Alla ricerca di un nuovo nome per la regione post-sovietica”. Un dialogo con Ilja Gerasimov sulla paralisi della politica del futuro nei “paesi formalmente post-sovietici ma non propriamente postcoloniali”
Marco Puleri is Senior Assistant Professor at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the University of Bologna. His research interests include contemporary Russian and Ukrainian sociocultural developments and nation-building in the post-Soviet area. His latest book is Ukrainian, Russophone, (Other) Russian: Hybrid Identities and Narratives in Post-Soviet Culture and Politics (Peter Lang, 2020). Since September 2020 he has been member of the steering committee of the International Research Project (Erasmus + Strategic Partnership, 2020-2023) “GLocalEAST – Developing a new curriculum in Global Migration, Diaspora and Border Studies in East-Central Europe” (www.glocal.sk).
Ilya Gerasimov (Candidate of Sciences in History, PhD in History) is executive editor of “Ab Imperio”. His publications include Modernism and Public Reform in Late Imperial Russia: Rural Professionals and Self-Organization, 1905-1930 (Palgrave, 2009) and Plebeian Modernity: Social Practices, Illegality, and the Urban Poor in Russia 1906-1916 (University of Rochester Press, 2018). He is a co-author of The World Humanities Report: A Perspective from Russia.