Episode 2: Shaping History: War and Russian Identity


How does the Russian state use 'history as a tool' to construct narratives in times of conflict?

In this episode of RUSI Journal Radio, hosts Demi, Emma and Ed are joined by Julie Fedor for a reflection on the use of national histories and war memory in contemporary conflict and security narratives, and Russian state efforts to shape collective identity.

Julie is a Senior Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Melbourne. Her work on contemporary Russian militarism and identity featured in the RUSI Journal in 2018.

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