Reading List

We have put together this collection as a joint project between our public programming and bookshop, in the context of the discourses we are exploring at Pushkin House and in response to key debates taking place in the cultural and academic spheres.

Here are a wide range of voices from Russian, Eastern European and post-Soviet geocultural spaces and beyond: from artists, academics, curators and writers, as well as from ordinary people.

Art, culture, literature and history in the context of the Russian and Soviet imperial legacy

The relationship of Russia and Eastern Europe with Africa and the African diaspora

Multiculturalism, racism and otherness in Russia and Eastern Europe

Imperialism, nationalism and historical memory

The art world and institutions during times of upheaval