Soviet Flower Power

This is the third event of the REEES Fall 2021 Series “The Soviet World in the Long 1970s.” You can see the entire event schedule here.


Juliane Furst is the head of the “Communism and Society” department at the Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History. She’s the author or editor of several books and articles on Soviet youth culture, marginality, and counterculture in late soviet socialism. Her first book was Stalin’s Last Generation: Soviet Post-War Youth and the Emergence of Mature Socialism published by Oxford University Press in 2010. Her new book is Flowers through Concrete: Explorations in the Soviet Hippieland and Beyond published by Oxford University Press, 2021.


Jefferson Airplane, “White Rabbit.”