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Biography

Stephen Lovell joined the department in 2002 following a postdoctoral fellowship at St John’s College, Oxford. He received his MA and PhD from the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES), University of London, after studying for his BA at King’s College, Cambridge.

Research interests 

  • Cultural and Social History of 19th and 20th century Russia

Stephen Lovell’s primary research interests lie in the social and cultural history of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Russia. He is the author of the prize-winning Summerfolk: A History of the Dacha, 1710-2000 (Cornell University Press, 2003), a book on the Russian out-of-town weekend or summer house. He has also written on reading and print culture, generations, and various other topics in Russian history. His most recent books are The Soviet Union: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2009) and The Shadow of War: Russia and the Soviet Union, 1941 to the Present (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010). His history of Soviet radio, Russia in the Microphone Age, will be published in 2015. Professor Lovell would welcome applications from research students interested in working on:

  • Any aspect of Russian history, 1750 to the present

For more details, please see his full research profile.

Teaching

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

 

PhD Supervision

Professor Lovell would welcome applications from research students interested in working on:

  • Any aspect of Russian history, 1750 to the present

Further Details

 

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