Anna Sokolova

Anna Sokolova, M.A., Cand. of Sc.

PhD Candidate, Project: Late Soviet Village

Anschrift: Rämistrasse 64, 8001 Zürich - room 315

anna.sokolova@hist.uzh.ch

Anna Sokolova is a PhD student at at the University of Zurich since 2017. She is also affiliated with N.N. Miklukho-Maklay Institute for Ethnology and Anthropology (Russian academy of Sciences) and Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, where she reads a course on History of Soviet Rituals. She is a coordinator of Death and Dying Research Group at the Center for Independent Social Research and is a member of the editorial board of the Journal "Anthropology of Russian Death". In 2015-2016 she was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar: Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University, MA; Department of Popular Culture, Bowling Green State University, Ohio.

Dissertation

State Institutions and Everyday Life in Late Soviet Rural Karelia

Research Interests

•    Late Soviet Union
•    Rural/Urban history of the Soviet Union
•    Funeral rites and funeral management in the Soviet Union
•    Civil rituals
•    Atheism

 

Open Access