Start date:October 2016
Research Topic:Militarism in Post Soviet Russia from 1990 to 2000
Research pathway:Global Language Based Area Studies
Research Supervisor:Prof Michael Sheehan and Dr Eugene Miakinkov
Supervising school:College of Arts and Humanities, Swansea University
Primary funding source:ESRC Studentship
This project aims to examine the societal connections to the military during the Yeltsin regime. It will use the family unit as a case study, investigating to what extent gender roles and perceptions of masculinity within the household were transformed by society’s portrayal of masculinity and the military.