Book Launch: The Politics of Poverty in Contemporary Russia

  • Date: –17:00
  • Location: Institute för Rysslands- och Eurasienstudier (IRES) Gamla torget 3, 3rd floor, IRES library
  • Contact person: Jevgenija Gehsbarga
  • Föreläsning

IRES invites you to a book launch where Nina Ivashinenko (Lobachevsky State University) and Yulia Gradskova (Södertörn University) will discuss Ann-Mari Sätre’s (IRES) recently published book "The Politics of Poverty in Contemporary Russia" (Routledge). Tracing continuities from the Soviet system alongside recent developments such as the falling price of oil, economic sanctions, and changes in directions of social policy, this book explores the impact of poverty, inequality and social programmes. For more information about the book please visit publisher's homepage

The event will be followed by an informal mingel.

Ann-Mari Sätre is Associate Professor of Economics and Research Director at IRES Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Uppsala University

Nina Ivashinenko is Professor of Economic Sociology at Lobachevsky State University, Nizhni Novgorod, Russia and Honorary Research Fellow at University of Glasgow, UK

Yulia Gradskova is Associate Professor of History, Södertörn University.