About Us

The Russian Review ranks among the oldest and best-established academic journals of Russian studies. Founded in 1941, it has had as its mission the presentation of a broad panorama of the Russian scene, both past and present. Each issue features articles and book reviews on a variety of aspects of Russia's history, literature, culture, film, fine arts, society, and politics. The scope of The Russian Review includes not only the Russian nationality, but all the peoples of the Russian Empire, Soviet Union, and contemporary Russian Federation.

Topics of particular interest at this time include nationality policy, civil society, identity, gender, religion, modern literature and literary figures, and cultural studies, but contributions in all areas are welcome. The Russian Review strives to reflect the full range of current scholarship on Russia, past and present, and to provide a forum for path-breaking original research. Both established and upcoming scholars from a wide range of disciplines publish in the journal. The journal observes a rigorous system of double-blind peer review in the selection of articles for publication. Potential contributors are advised to review the Note to Contributors or to contact the Editor at rusrev@ku.edu for further information.

The Russian Review appears quarterly, in January, April, July, and October. Each issue features five to seven original articles; often, several articles cluster around a particular theme. A partial list of forthcoming articles, with abstracts, is available on this site. Book reviews appear in every issue as well; The Russian Review solicits scholarly evaluations of a broad range of academic publications on Russia in the English language, as well as works in Russian, West European languages, and Japanese.

The Editorial Office of The Russian Review is located at The University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.A. The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies» serves as the institutional host. Our mailing address is: The Russian Review; 320 Bailey Hall; 1440 Jayhawk Boulevard; Lawrence, KS 66045-7574. Contact us at rusrev@ku.edu or at 785-864-1121. The Editor is Dr. Eve Levin.

The business affairs of The Russian Review are managed by Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Individual and institutional subscriptions are available; they include electronic access. The Russian Review accepts advertising. Subscribers and advertisers may contact Wiley's offices in Malden, Massachusetts, for information and rates.

Current and back issues of The Russian Review are held in many college and university libraries internationally. Volumes 1-54 (1941-95) are accessible electronically through JSTOR» at subscribing institutions. Single issues from current and recent volumes are available from cs-journals@wiley.com; earlier issues may be obtained at psc@periodicals.com.

The Russian Review permits republication of most materials under copyright. Please send requests to journalrights@wiley.com. Permission for coursepack xeroxing may be obtained through the Copyright Clearance Center».


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