Anthropology | Anth of Russia & East Europe
E612 | 27392 | Phillips
This course explores the contradictory effects of socialism's "fall"
through a study of recent ethnographies of postsocialist societies.
We will connect our inquiries to broad intellectual questions in
anthropology and related disciplines, including globalization, social
suffering, commodification and cultural identity, ethnicity and nation
building, armed conflict, and gender inequalities. We will grapple
with the following question: does “postsocialism” still make sense, or
are we in a period of “post- postsocialism?”