1995 …2023

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Personal profile


I am a historian of modern Russia and have published widely on the history of Russian theatre and society.  My current research deals with crime and policing during the Russian Civil War, considered in the broader context of how states and societies respond to revolutionary transformations. 


Research interests

•    Russian Revolution and Civil War
•    Russian cultural history
•    Cultural Cold War
•    Futures Studies
•    Scotland-Russia connections (20th century)


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions