Maksim Hanukai on “Spectral Performance” in Putin’s Russia

Maksim Hanukai, Assistant Professor of Slavic Studies, has recently published an article in the prestigious Slavic Review titled “Resurrection by Surrogation: Spectral Performance in Putin’s Russia.” Hanukai investigates the growing importance in Russia of practices that ask the living to act as surrogates for the dead, and he focuses specifically on the Immortal Regiment initiative.

The article is available online.