Alla Salnikova, "The Rediscovery of Childhood in Russia"
- Author: Russian and East European Institute
- Number of episodes: 1
- Web site: http://iub.edu/~reeiweb/events/2011/Salnikova.pdf
The history of childhood was a topic largely ignored in Russia during the Soviet period but in the past decade historians have been actively uncovering sources and deploying new methodologies to represent the lived experiences of children. The speaker will describe this new scholarship and examine the nature of “childhood texts" and "childhood memory."