Dr Ammon Cheskin

  • Senior Lecturer in Nationalism and Identity (Central & East European Studies)

telephone: (+44) (0)141 3302845
email: Ammon.Cheskin@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

  • Kin-state relations between Russia and Russian speakers (primarily in Latvia and Ukraine)
  • Russian soft power in Ukraine
  • Memory and memory politics in the former Soviet Union
  • Russian foreign policy
  • Minority discourses and identities
  • Latvian integration politics 
  • Ukrainian politics

Teaching

Undergraduate Teaching

  • Central and East European Studies 1A: Central and East Europe in the Age of Stalin (contributor)
  • Central and East European Studies 1B: Communism and its Collapse (contributor)
  • Central and East European Studies 2A: Post-Communist Russia and the Former Soviet Union (course convenor)

Honours

  • Nationalism, State Consolidation, and the Politics of Identity in Post-Communist Europe (course convenor)
  • Russian Foreign Policy (course convenor)
  • Qualitative Methods (contributor)

Postgraduate Teaching

  • Statehood and Nationality in Central Europe (course convenor)
  • Russian Foreign Policy (course convenor)
  • State and Society under Communism in Russia, Central, and Eastern Europe (contributor)

Additional information

Languages

Russian, Latvian, starting to learn Ukrainian

Additional Roles

  • CEES Honours coordinator 
  • Coordinator of CEES seminar series (please contact me if you would like to propose a seminar for this series)
  • Adviser of Studies
  • Member of ethics committee for School of Social and Political Sciences
  • Organiser of annual CEES qualitative methods research field trip (Latvia and Estonia)

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2013 | 2012 | 2010
Number of items: 11.

2018

Cheskin, A. and Kachuyevski, A. (2018) The Russian-speaking populations in the post-Soviet space: language, politics and identity. Europe-Asia Studies, (doi:10.1080/09668136.2018.1529467) (Early Online Publication)

2017

Cheskin, A. (2017) Russian soft power in Ukraine: A structural perspective. Communist and Post-Communist Studies, 50(4), pp. 277-287. (doi:10.1016/j.postcomstud.2017.09.001)

Polese, A., Seliverstova, O., Cheskin, A. and Perchoc, P. (2017) Consommation, identité et intégration en Estonie et en Lettonie. Hermes, 77(1), pp. 141-150.

2016

Cheskin, A. and March, L. (2016) Latvia’s ‘Russian left’: trapped between ethnic, socialist, and social-democratic identities. In: March, L. and Keith, D. (eds.) Europe's Radical Left: From Marginality to the Mainstream? Rowman & Littlefield: London, pp. 231-252. ISBN 9781783485352

Cheskin, A. (2016) Russian-Speakers in Post-Soviet Latvia: Discursive Identity Strategies. Series: Russian language and society. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780748697434

2015

Cheskin, A. (2015) Identity and integration of Russian speakers in the Baltic states: a framework for analysis. Ethnopolitics, 14(1), pp. 72-93. (doi:10.1080/17449057.2014.933051)

Cheskin, A. and March, L. (2015) State-society relations in contemporary Russia: new forms of political and social contention. East European Politics, 31(3), pp. 261-273. (doi:10.1080/21599165.2015.1063487)

2013

Cheskin, A. (2013) Exploring Russian-speaking identity from below: the case of Latvia. Journal of Baltic Studies, 44(3), pp. 287-312. (doi:10.1080/01629778.2012.712335)

2012

Cheskin, A. (2012) History, conflicting collective memories, and national identities: how Latvia's Russian-speakers are learning to remember. Nationalities Papers, 40(4), pp. 561-584. (doi:10.1080/00905992.2012.685062)

Cheskin, A. (2012) Synthesis and conflict: Russian-speakers' discursive response to Latvia's nationalising state. Europe-Asia Studies, 64(2), pp. 325-347. (doi:10.1080/09668136.2011.642582)

2010

Cheskin, A. (2010) The discursive construction of 'Russian-speakers': The Russian-language media and demarcated political identities in Latvia. In: Golubeva, M. and Gould, R. (eds.) Shrinking Citizenship: Discursive Practices that Limit Democratic Participation in Latvian Politics. Series: On the boundary of two worlds (26). Rodopi: Amsterdam, pp. 133-154. ISBN 9789042031340

This list was generated on Sun Nov 18 12:42:26 2018 GMT.
Number of items: 11.

Articles

Cheskin, A. and Kachuyevski, A. (2018) The Russian-speaking populations in the post-Soviet space: language, politics and identity. Europe-Asia Studies, (doi:10.1080/09668136.2018.1529467) (Early Online Publication)

Cheskin, A. (2017) Russian soft power in Ukraine: A structural perspective. Communist and Post-Communist Studies, 50(4), pp. 277-287. (doi:10.1016/j.postcomstud.2017.09.001)

Polese, A., Seliverstova, O., Cheskin, A. and Perchoc, P. (2017) Consommation, identité et intégration en Estonie et en Lettonie. Hermes, 77(1), pp. 141-150.

Cheskin, A. (2015) Identity and integration of Russian speakers in the Baltic states: a framework for analysis. Ethnopolitics, 14(1), pp. 72-93. (doi:10.1080/17449057.2014.933051)

Cheskin, A. and March, L. (2015) State-society relations in contemporary Russia: new forms of political and social contention. East European Politics, 31(3), pp. 261-273. (doi:10.1080/21599165.2015.1063487)

Cheskin, A. (2013) Exploring Russian-speaking identity from below: the case of Latvia. Journal of Baltic Studies, 44(3), pp. 287-312. (doi:10.1080/01629778.2012.712335)

Cheskin, A. (2012) History, conflicting collective memories, and national identities: how Latvia's Russian-speakers are learning to remember. Nationalities Papers, 40(4), pp. 561-584. (doi:10.1080/00905992.2012.685062)

Cheskin, A. (2012) Synthesis and conflict: Russian-speakers' discursive response to Latvia's nationalising state. Europe-Asia Studies, 64(2), pp. 325-347. (doi:10.1080/09668136.2011.642582)

Books

Cheskin, A. (2016) Russian-Speakers in Post-Soviet Latvia: Discursive Identity Strategies. Series: Russian language and society. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780748697434

Book Sections

Cheskin, A. and March, L. (2016) Latvia’s ‘Russian left’: trapped between ethnic, socialist, and social-democratic identities. In: March, L. and Keith, D. (eds.) Europe's Radical Left: From Marginality to the Mainstream? Rowman & Littlefield: London, pp. 231-252. ISBN 9781783485352

Cheskin, A. (2010) The discursive construction of 'Russian-speakers': The Russian-language media and demarcated political identities in Latvia. In: Golubeva, M. and Gould, R. (eds.) Shrinking Citizenship: Discursive Practices that Limit Democratic Participation in Latvian Politics. Series: On the boundary of two worlds (26). Rodopi: Amsterdam, pp. 133-154. ISBN 9789042031340

This list was generated on Sun Nov 18 12:42:26 2018 GMT.