Perestroika and the “Wild” 1990s: State, Society, and the Individual in Eastern Europe, 1985–2000

  • 17.03.2022 - 19.03.2022
  • Deutsches Historisches Institut Moskau, Voroncovskaja 8/7
  • Workshop

Workshop at the German Historical Institute Moscow, 17-19 March 2021, supported by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Russia and the German Historical Institute Moscow
Conveners: Kirsten Bönker (Göttingen/Bielefeld), Alexey Tikhomirov (Bielefeld)


  • The Transformation of the Political: The Waning of Authoritative Discourse, Democratization, and Civil Society
  • The Transformation of the Individual: Agency and Subjectivities in Times of Uncertainty
  • The Transformation of the Economy: Reforms, Crises, Practices, and Changing Values, part I-II
  • The Transformation of the Private: Emotions, Memory, and Generational Conflicts
  • The Transformation of the Body and Habitat: Preserving Health and Nature
  • The Transformation of Everyday Life: Leisure and Entertainment