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ISSN 2043-7633

Mariëlle Wijermars

Mariëlle Wijermars is a postdoctoral researcher at the Russian Media Lab, Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki. She holds a PhD from the University of Groningen (The Netherlands). Her recent publications include Memory Politics beyond the Political Domain: Historical Legitimation of the Power Vertical in Contemporary Russian Television (Problems of Post-Communism 2016); The Making of a Political Myth: Stability Po-Stolypinski”’ (The Ideology and Politics Journal, 2015); ‘Forget Memory. Aleksei Navalnyi’s LiveJournal and the Memory Discourse of the Protest Movement (2011-2012)’ (with Hanna Stähle, Digital Icons, 2014).

Latest Posts | By Mariëlle Wijermars
Project ‘1917 –Free History’: Reliving the Russian Revolution in the Digital Age

Project ‘1917 –Free History’: Reliving the Russian Revolution in the Digital Age

The article examines Project ‘1917 – Free History,’ an innovative and ambitious online initiative that enables its followers to relive the Russian Revolution in real time. Presenting archival materials in …
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Forget Memory: Aleksei Naval’nyi’s LiveJournal and the Memory Discourse of the Protest Movement (2011-2012)

The article explores the online memory discourse of the Russian protest movement of 2011-2012 through an investigation of the LiveJournal blog of Aleksei Naval’nyi. Based on a combination of quantitative …
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