What Can we Learn from the Gulag Today? – An Interview with Alexandra Noi
What Can we Learn from the Gulag Today? – An Interview with Alexandra Noi:
From receiving a doctorate in Chinese Literature from St. Petersburg State University, to pursuing a PhD in History at the University of California Santa Barbara, Alexandra Noi’s multi-faceted scholarly trajectory gives us an interesting lens for thinking comparatively about authoritarianism, repression, and imprisonment. In this episode, she tells us about what led her to study history, the importance of memory and commemoration in our contemporary lives, and some of her most interesting stories from the archives.