Forum for Anthropology and Culture, 2006, no. 3


Editorial Note


Forum 3: Teaching Students about Culture

Nancy Condee, Boris Firsov, Michael Gorham, Pavel Klubkov, Aleksei Novozhilov, Sarah Phillips, Milena Benovska-Sabkova, Yakov Sher, Wes Williams, Philip Bullok, Andy Byford, Ekaterina Melnikova, Pavel Rykin, Gayane Shagoyan



Igor Pozdniakov, Konstantin Pozdniakov. Rapanui Writing and the Rapanui Language: Preliminary Results of a Statistical Analysis 

Stephen Lovell. Leisure in Russia: 'Free' Time and Its Users 

Maksim Pulkin. Primary Education for 'Inorodtsy' in Northern Russia during the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

Tatyana Valodzina. 'Unchristened Flesh': The Woman's Breast and Breastfeeding in Traditional Slavic Culture, with Especial Reference to Belorussian

Dmitry Baranov. V. N. Tenishev's 'Peasant' Programme: Ideology and Practice



Albin Konechny. Life at the St Petersburg Dacha
P. Piskarev, L. Urlab. Dacha Life in Petersburg at the Start of the Twentieth Century

Elza-Bair Guchinova. 'All Roads Lead to Siberia'. Two Stories of the Kalmyk Deportation 



Andy Byford. The Russian Intelligentsia Now: Alexei Elfimov. Russian Intellectual Culture in Transition: The Future in the Past. Münster, Hamburg, London: Lit Verlag, 2003. 209 pp.

Polly Jones. The Language of Revolution: Frederick C. Corney. Telling October. Memory and the Making of the Bolshevik Revolution. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004. 320 pp. Michael S. Gorham. Speaking in Soviet Tongues: Language Culture and the Politics of Voice in Revolutionary Russia. DeKalb, Ill.: Northern Illinois University Press, 2003. 277 pp.

Andrew Jenks. (Re)-Inventing Russian Traditions: Laura Olson. Performing Russia: Folk Revival and Russian Identity. New York and London: Routledge Curzon, 2004. 304 pp.


In Memoriam

Georgy Levinton. Vladimir Nikolaevich Toporov

Albert Baiburun, Georgy Levinton. Eleazar Moiseevich Meletinsky


Forum 4: Discussion of Catriona Kelly's article, ‘The School Waltz'

Vadim Baevsky, Aleksandr Belousov, Vitaly Bezrogov, Evgeny Dobrenko, Ben Eklof, Boris Firsov, Larry E. Holmes, Claudio Nun Ingerflom, Vera Lebedeva-Kaplan, Aleksandr Lyarsky and Elena Lyarskaya, Sofya Loiter, Fran Markowitz, Aleksandra Piir, David Ransel, Andrei Toporkov

Catriona Kelly. Author's Reply

Sheila Fitzpatrick. Afterword


List of Contributors