Producing, Consuming & Perceiving Prisons in the Former Soviet UnionIn The Gulag's Shadow
IGS team members present at the American Society for Criminology (01/11/2018)

Soviet criminal justice meets the American Society of Criminology

The IGS team organized a rare panel on former Soviet criminal justice at the American Society of Criminology held in Atlanta, Georgia. One of the goals of the IGS project is to show how the experiences of mass incarceration in the former Soviet Union can speak to issues faced by countries with large and increasing incarceration rates such as the United States.

Gulag historian Steve Barnes presents work in progress

The Panel, entitled The Gulag Yesterday and Today brings together Gulag historians with prison sociologists

Gavin Slade presented on how prisoners manage personal reputations both in the Gulag and in the former Soviet Union today

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