We are close to seeing our volume on transitional justice in the Former Soviet Union in print! It includes a set of wonderful chapters covering a range of countries, both cases and non-cases. As editors, Cynthia Horne and I are most grateful to all contributors who took the time to write their analyses, and to John Berger at Cambridge University Press for his constant support.

Transitional Justice and the Former Soviet Union: Reviewing the Past and Looking Toward the Future

Part I: The Long Shadow of the Past

Chapter 1: Limited Reckoning in the Former Soviet Union: Some Explanatory Factors – Lavinia Stan
Chapter 2: Challenges to Transitional Justice in Russia – Nanci Adler
Chapter 3: Public Memory and Communist Legacies in Poland and Russia – Mark Kramer
Chapter 4: Transitional Justice Attempts in Kazakhstan – Alexei Trochev
Chapter 5: Historical Reckoning in Belarus – Nelly Bekus

Part II. Transitional Justice Programs, Practices and Legislation

Chapter 6: Lustration in Ukraine and Democracy Capable of Defending Itself– Roman David
Chapter 7: Between Politics and History: The Baltic Truth Commissions in Global Perspective – Onur Bakiner
Chapter 8: Lustration: Temporal, Scope and Implementation Considerations – Cynthia M. Horne
Chapter 9: Transitional Justice and the Revision of History Textbooks: The 1932–33 Famine in Ukraine — Lina Klymenko
Chapter 10: Historical Politics and Court Redress in the Baltic States – Agata Fijalkowski

Part III. Layered Pasts and the Politics of Denial

Chapter 11: Confronting the Soviet and Post-Soviet Past in Georgia – Robert Austin
Chapter 12: Transitional Justice Lessons from Moldova – Lavinia Stan
Chapter 13: Confronting Multiple Pasts in Post-Soviet Armenia—Oana-Valentina Suciu
Chapter 14: Learning from Serbian Failure: The Denial of Three Repressive Pasts – Nenad Dimitrijević
Chapter 15: Entangled History, History Education and Affective Communities in Lithuania – Violeta Davoliūtė and Dovilė Budrytė

Chapter 16: Conclusion–Transitional Justice: Uses, Lessons and Questions— Alexandra Vacroux

The front cover will include this Getty Images photo: http://www.gettyimages.ca/license/52742015

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