Thomas Lahusen

University of Toronto
Dr. Thomas Lahusen's current research focuses on the study of cinema as historical source. He is partner in Chemodan Films, which has produced several documentary films on Russia, including The Province of Lost Film (2006), The Uprising (2006), and Komsomolsk mon amour (2007). His work has been featured at a number of international film festivals and public screenings.

A prolific writer, Dr. Lahusen is the author of more than 50 articles and the following books:

Intimacy and Terror: Soviet Diaries of the 1930s, with co-editors Veronique Garros & Natalia Korenevskaya (New Press, 1995)

How Life Writes the Book: Real Socialism and Socialist Realism in Stalin's Russia (Cornell Univervity Press: 1997)

Harbin and Manchuria: Place, Space, and Identity (Duke University Press: 2001)

What is Soviet Now?: Identities, Legacies, Memories, with co-editor Peter H. Solomon, Jr. (Lit Verlag: 2008)

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