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From Einstein to Lenin

By Katerina Bodovski Last summer I gave a talk at the University of Oxford, sharing my work on the comparison of childhood and education between Russia and the US. My …

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Children’s ordinary lives in (post)socialist societies: Remembering social transformations In this article Zsuzsa Millei, Nelli Piattoeva, and Iveta Silova, editors of Childhood and Schooling in (Post)Socialist Societies, discuss their research …

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Our book aims to move away from singular history writing toward multiple histories. It has brought together a group of scholars to (re)narrate histories in ways that would lead to …

Good-bye, Lenin!

by Nelli Piattoeva It happened at the end of the 1980s during perestroika or right after 1990, I cannot remember the exact time. My parents were eagerly absorbing liberal newspapers …

‘Her New Friend’

by Zsuzsa Millei A girl, Patricia, joined us in the kindergarten group in a regional town in Hungary. We have never had a child visiting before. Now we had someone …