The Pedagogy of Images: Depicting Communism for Children

Serguei A. Oushakine of Princeton University discusses Soviet children's literature style, including aspects such as the literature content and the graphic images.

What Have We Learned, and Not Learned, from a Quarter-Century of Transition

Harley Balzer of Georgetown University discusses lessons learned from a quarter-century perspective of the "Transition to Communism", focusing largely on the lesson that China's surprising success challenges many assumptions and presents a stunning contrast to Russia.