Past Issues

Canadian Slavonic Papers

Volume 61 • No. 2 (2019)

Guest Editor’s Introduction

Health sciences in communist Europe

Ivan Simic


The case of vegetovascular dystonia: inventing the most common Soviet disease

Anastasia Beliaeva

Work as a cure for mental illnesses? Opportunism and seeking ways in psychology and psychiatry in the first decades of state socialism in Hungary

Viola Lászlófi

Precarious belonging: blindness, masculinity, and work in Polish young adult literature of the 1970s and 1980s

Natalia Pamula

Developing the new socialist Czechoslovak state: abortion, eugenics, and the politics of choice between 1945 and 1962

Andrea Prajerova


A roundtable on Lynne Viola’s Stalinist Perpetrators on Trial: Scenes from the Great Terror in Soviet Ukraine

Heather J. Coleman, Alan Barenberg, Wendy Z. Goldman, Tanja Penter & Lynne Viola

Book Reviews

God’s Martyr, history’s witness. Blessed Nykyta Budka, the first Ukrainian Catholic bishop of Canada by Athanasius D. McVay,

John-Paul Himka

Twilight of empire: the Brest-Litovsk conference and the remaking of East-Central Europe, 1917–1918 by Borislav Chernev

Jochen Böhler

Daytime stars: a poet’s memoir of the revolution, the siege of Leningrad, and the thaw by Olga Berggolts/edited and translated by Lisa A. Kirschenbaum

Alison Rowley

The portrayal of Jews in modern Bielarusian literature by Zina J. Gimpelevich

N.G.O. Pereira

Strategic friends: Canada-Ukraine relations from independence to the Euromaidan by Bohdan S. Kordan

Klavdia Tatar

Russia in flames: war, revolution, civil war 1914–1921 by Laura Engelstein

J.-Guy Lalande