Central Asian, Russian & East European Studies News & Updates – Page 2
In response to the escalating diplomatic tensions in Ukraine, Routledge has made a selection of book chapters and journals articles free to view online. These address the country’s political history, and in particular the country’s evolving relationship with Europe and the European Union, with Russia, and the changing political character of Ukrainian society and identity.
When most of Eastern Europe was struggling with dictatorships of one kind or another, the Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918-1921) established a constitution, a parliamentary system with national elections, an active opposition, and a free press.
This month we are pleased to announce that Irene Lancaster, author of Deconstructing the Bible (Abraham ibn Ezra's Introduction to the Torah), is our author of the month.
Why not view inside Deconstructing the Bible?
This week a media storm has broken out, because Poland’s chief Rabbi has linked the Polish parliament's decision to Nazi propaganda.
Chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich said he could not imagine “continuing as chief rabbi in a country where Jews are not complete”. He continued to say that “it is the worst decision in the history of the parliament against Jews and Muslims.”
On Friday 28th June, author of the Handbook of Japanese Culture and Society Theodore Bestor was awarded a prize by the Cultural Affairs Agency for his 'efforts in cultural exchange and promotion of Japanese culture abroad'.
Next week we are excited to announce that we'll be publishing the Handbook in paperback. Pre-order your copy now!
‘Capitalising on a rich and diverse backlist that encompasses’ many distinguished authors Routledge Revivals release 8 subject bundles for 2013.
Victory Day (9 May) marks Nazi Germany’s surrender to the Soviet Union in 1945.
We have lots of books that look back on the post-war period, exploring everything from the Khrushchev "Thaw" in the late 1950s and early 1960s, the state of religion after the communist era, the position of rural women in society, the Soviet secret police, the changes in Russian Universities, and the Russian/Soviet intellectual tradition of Oriental and Islamic studies. Why not browse our popular Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series here?
Enter today to win a copy of Post-Communist Poland by Ewa Ochman which published today! This is a fantastic book and the latest edition to the BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies.
All you need to do is email Gemma (Gemma.Walker@tandf.co.uk) with your name, address and telephone number and you will automatically be entered into our prize draw. The winner will be announced on our twitter page on the 8th May 2013 by 4pm GMT. Make sure you follow us @asian_studies to find out if you are the lucky winner.