The programme for the Annual Conference of the British Association of Slavonic and East European Studies, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, 28th-30th March 2915 has now been made available online.
Look out for the panel on ‘Technologies of Mind and Body in the Soviet Union and the Eastern Bloc’:
Claire Shaw (University of Bristol) ‘“What is a Deaf Person?” Soviet Hearing Aid Technology and the Medicalisation of Deafness in the 1970s’
Anna Toropova (University of Cambridge) ‘Soviet Film Psychology and the Creation of an “Optimal” Observer in the 1930s’
Sarah Marks (University of Cambridge) ‘Mental Health, The Workplace and Socialist Modernity in Cold War Czechoslovakia and East Germany’