The latest in our series of racism/anti-racism posts relates to Eastern Europe. This is just the beginning of a collection of resources on the topic, and future posts will include material to broaden our coverage to include more areas, countries and topics: this list covers mostly Ukraine, Russia and part of the Balkans.
Print collections and institutional ebooks
The following print and ebook resources (available to Raven account holders) give an introduction to the topics of racism and coloniality in Eastern Europe.
- On the East-West slope : globalization, nationalism, racism and discourses on Eastern Europe / Attila Melegh (ebook)
- Ideologies of race : Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union in global context / David Rainbow. (ebook coming soon)
- A podcast about the book is available here – https://srbpodcast.org/2020/05/01/ideologies-of-race-in-russia/
- Plynni ideolohiï : ideï ta polityka v I︠E︡vropi XIX-XX stolitʹ / Volodymyr I︠E︡rmolenko (print)
- “Porog tolerantnosti” : ideologii︠a︡ i praktika novogo rasizma / V.A. Shnirelʹman (print)
- Rasizm, ksenofobii︠a︡, diskriminat︠s︡ii︠a︡: kakimi my ikh uvideli / sostavitelʹ i otv. redaktor Ekaterina Demint︠s︡eva (print)
- Ponaekhali tut– : ocherki o nat︠s︡ionalizme, rasizme i kulʹturnom pli︠u︡ralizme / Vladimir Malakhov (print)
Open access articles
These two sources discuss the notion of coloniality in relation to postsocialism and Eastern Europe.
- Marina Gržinić, Tjaša Kancler, Piro Rexhepi. Decolonial encounters and the geopolitics of racial capitalism. January 2020, https://feminist.krytyka.com/en/articles/decolonial-encounters-and-geopolitics-racial-capitalism
- Lesia Pagulich, Tatsiana Shchurko. (Re)thinking postsocialism: interview with Neda Atanasoski and Kalindi Vora. January 2020, https://feminist.krytyka.com/en/articles/rethinking-postsocialism-interview-neda-atanasoski-and-kalindi-vora
- ‘Race and postcolonialism in Ukraine and North America’ Forum in Krytyka journal. https://krytyka.com/en/forum/race-and-postcolonialism-ukraine-and-north-america
- Mariam Agamian, What is new in My backpack [in Ukrainian] Feminist Critique #2, 2019. https://feminist.krytyka.com/ua/articles/shcho-novoho-v-moiemu-ryukzaku
- Budushchnosti rossiĭskoĭ dekolonizat︠s︡ii / Anna Ėngelʹkhardt. Krapiva, 20 April 2020. https://vtoraya.krapiva.org/buduschnosti-rossiiskoi-dekolonizatsii-20-04-2020
We would be grateful for suggestions from our readers of further resources to include in future blog posts. Please do send suggestions to email@example.com.