Writing the History of the Stalin Era: an Interview with Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick


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An interview with Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick, Bernadotte E. Schmitt Distinguished Service Professor, Department of History, University of Chicago, conducted by Dr. James Harris, School of History, University of Leeds. Professor Fitzpatrick is Sheila Fitzpatrick is primarily a historian of modern Russia. Her recent work has focused on Soviet social and cultural history in the Stalin period, particularly everyday practices and social identity. She is currently working on projects on Soviet society under Khrushchev, displaced persons in Germany after the Second World War, and the Australian Left. In 2002, she received a Mellon Foundation Distinguished Achievement Award. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Australian Academy of the Humanities, and is a past President of the American Association for Slavic and East European Studies.

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