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Anna Marie Whittington

  • Anna Marie Whittington has been at HSE since 2018.

Education and Degrees

  • 2018

    PhD in History
    University of Michigan

  • 2011

    MA in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies
    Stanford University


  • Chapter Whittington A. M. Making a Home for the Soviet People: World War II and the Origins of the Sovetskii Narod, in: Empire and Belonging in the Eurasian Borderlands. Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, 2019. (in press)
  • Chapter Whittington A. M. ‘Citizen of the Soviet Union – it sounds dignified’. Letter writing, nationalities policy, and identity in the post-Stalinist Soviet Union, in: Ignoring the Nation's Call: National indifference and the History of Nationalism in Modern Europe. Routledge, 2019. (in press)
  • Chapter Whittington A. M. «FOR THE SOVIET PERSON, NEW RITUALS»: RELIGION, CIVIC RITES, AND SOVIET IDENTITY, in: Конструируя советское? Политическое сознание, повседневные практики, новые идентичности: Материалы десятой международной конференции студентов и аспирантов 22–23 апреля 2016 года, Санкт-Петербург. СПб. : Издательство Европейского университета в Санкт-Петербурге, 2016. P. 167-174.


  • 2017
    49th Annual ASEEES Convention (Чикаго). Presentation: “Russian Language, Soviet People: The Place of Russian after the 1958–59 School Reform.”
  • CESS Annual Conference (Seattle, WA). Presentation: Between Russification and Friendship: Cyrillization in Stalinist Central Asia

Post-Doctoral Fellow Discusses Research on Soviet-Era Citizenship and Language Policy

Dr Anna Whittington is currently a Research Fellow at The International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences through the end of August 2019. She recently spoke with the HSE News Service about her work on changes in Soviet-era language policy, her thoughts on life in Moscow and how the city has changed, and much more.