Agents of Humor?

Students in Russia and Ukraine address global politics through local comedy Kostya, brow wrinkling, ended his call and told the team of rehearsing students, “Vova said he heard something about it, but nothing is for certain.” Newspapers had reported that Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko planned to ban vKontakte (Russian: “in contact”), Ukraine’s most popular social […]

GAD Members at XII Congress of Anthropologists and Ethnologists of Russia

The Association of Anthropologists and Ethnologists of Russia held their 12th biennial meeting, the XII Congress of Anthropologists and Ethnologists of Russia, in Izhevsk, Udmurt, Russia, 3–6 July 2017. Eight hundred anthropologists and ethnologists, mostly from regions in Russia, attended. The biennial meeting included a session on kinship arranged by Vladimir Popov, a prominent member […]