Journal of Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University

Volume 26 (2009)

List of Contributors

Note 1: Japanese names are listed with family name first.
Note 2: Russian scholars commonly refer to the kandidat degree as a doctorate or PhD.

DONALD FILTZER is Professor of Russian History at the University of East London in the United Kingdom. He is the author of five books on Soviet labour history, the most recent of which is The Hazards of Urban Life in Late Stalinist Russia (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2010). His latest research is on health, disease, and mortality on the Soviet Home Front during World War II.

KOSHINO GO is a Research Fellow of the Slavic Research Center. He is also a PhD candidate in Russian Literature, writing his dissertation on Dostoevsky and the Image of Disease in Russian Cuture. His recent publication is “The Image of Narod and Fedor Rostopchin in the Napoleonic War (in Japanese),” Bulletin of Japan Association for the Study of Russian Language and Literature 40 (2008).

MATSUI YASUHIRO is Professor of Politics at Kyushu University. He is the author of Soviet Political Order and the Youth Organization (Kyushu University Press, 1999; in Japanese). His recent publication is “Stalinist Public or Communitarian Project? Housing Organisations and Self-Managed Canteens in Moscow’s Frunze Raion,” Europe-Asia Studies 60:7 (2008).

MARINA MONGUSH is Leading Researcher of the Russian Institute for Cultural Research. She is also a Professor of the Institute of Tourism and Service. Her recent publication is “Tuvans of Mongolia and China,” Peoples and Cultures (Moscow, 2008). Her present research interest is Buddhism in Russia and Western and American Study of Siberia.

DMITRII PAVLOV is Doctor and Professor of History of the Moscow Technical University (MIREA), specialist in the Russian public movement at the beginning of the twentieth century and the Russo-Japanese war 1904-05, currently writing a monograph on the Russian and Japanese international image-making in the war period. Recently published: Рабочее оппозиционное движение в большевистской России. 1918 г.: Собрания уполномоченных фабрик и заводов. Документы и материалы (Moscow, 2006) and “Russia and Korea in 1904-1905: ‘Chamberlain’ A.I. Pavlov and his ‘Shanghai Service’,” in John Chapman and Inaba Chiharu, eds., Rethinking the Russo-Japanese War, 1904-5: The Nichinan Papers v. 2 (Global Oriental, 2007).

SATO KEIJI is a Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. He is also a PhD in social-cultural studies, wrote his dissertation on analysis of ethnic mobilization at the end of Soviet period. His recent publications are “The Analysis of the ‘Matrioshka’ Structure of Ethnic Problems during the Decline of the Soviet Era: The Case Study of the Problem of Polish-Lithuanians (in Japanese), Slavic Studies 54 (2007); “The Rebirth of Sovereign States and First Challenge to National Interests of Republics of Soviet Union (1989),” Europa XXI (Warszawa: Polish Academy of Sciences, 2007).

SHIN BEOM-SHIK is Associate Professor at the Department of International Relations, Seoul National University, Korea, and General Secretary of the Korean Association of Slavic Studies. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). He is the editor of Challenges of Eurasia and International Relations in the Twenty-First Century (2006, in Korean). His articles include “Политика России в отношении Корейского полуострова во время второго президентского правления Владимира Путина и ее значение для Республики Кореи,” The Journal of Slavic Studies 19:2 (2004); Russian Nonproliferation Policy and the Korean Peninsular (Strategic Studies Institute at US Army War College, 2006);“New Great Game and The Changes and Prospects of Regional Order in Eurasia (in Korean),”The Journal of Slavic Studies 23:2 (2008).

TATSUMI YUKIKO is a Graduate Student of the Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology of Tokyo University. Her recent publication is “Public Libraries in the Russian Empire: A Study on the Expansion of Readership after the Great Reforms (in Japanese),” Slavic Studies 55 (2008). She is writing her dissertation on print media in modern Russian society.

GEDIMINAS VITKUS is Head and Professor of the Political Science Department of the Military Academy of Lithuania, Professor of the Institute of International Relations and Political Science of the University of Vilnius. In 2006 he published a book Diplomatinë aporija [Diplomatic Paradox] in Lithuanian on prospects for normalization of Lithuanian-Russian relations.

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