In the Gulag's Shadow: Producing, Consuming and Perceiving Prisons in the Former USSR

  • Piacentini, Laura (Principal Investigator)
  • Slade, Gavin (Principal Investigator)
  • Olmenchenko, Elena (Co-investigator)
  • Trochev, Alexei (Co-investigator)

    Project: Research

    Project Details


    This a major (circa £735k), new comparative study of two of the largest penal systems of the former Soviet Union: Russia and Kazakhstan. It advances knowledge of one of the most extraordinary systems of penal power, the Gulag, and seeks to understand it's legacies today in policy, in practice and in feelings and attitudes to punishment in this udner-researched world region.
    Short titleIn The Gulag's Shadow
    Effective start/end date1/07/181/07/21


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