Benjamin Raiklin

History of Soviet Russia

Francine Hirsch

MA Title:
"Crisis, Debate, and Dissent in Soviet Cinema under Stalin: The Experience of Film Workers on the Artistic Council of Mosfilm, 1939-1941"

Working Dissertation Title:
"Inside Stalin's Documentary Filmmaking Industry, 1926-1945: Soviet Documentary Filmmaking Practices and the Crafting of an Official Film Record of the 1930s and the Great Patriotic War"

Research Interests:
The impact of the Second World War on the Soviet Union; Stalinist documentary and newsreel practices; and High Stalinism, its evolution and impact on the Soviet Union.