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Post-Soviet Graffiti

Publications and Interviews


Lerner, Alexis, Victoria Koshurina, et. al. “Mitigating the Risks of Fracking for Industrial Actors and Northern Indigenous Peoples,” Stanford University US-Russia Forum, no. 7 (Forthcoming)


Lerner, Alexis. “Crime and Punishment: Hate Crime Legislation, Public Opinion Polling, and the Jewish Minority in Contemporary Russia?” Journal of Jewish Thought 1, no. 5 (December 2015): 57-72

Zimberg, Alexis. “Partizaning, Various Interventions. Moscow.” Out of Time, Out of Place: Public Art (Now). Edited by Clare Doherty. London: Thames and Hudson, 2015


[Interview] Wood, Colleen. “The Politics of Post-Soviet Street Art: An Interview with Alexis Lerner,” Muftah Magazine, 3 October 2014

Lerner, Alexis. “Off the wall: Misha Most’s street art comes to London,” The Calvert Journal, 14 August 2014

Lerner, Alexis. “Free state: Moscow’s Jewish Museum and its quest for an open society,” The Calvert Journal, 13 May 2014

Lerner, Alexis with Christian Caryl. “The Russian Anti-Olympic Protest that Putin Doesn’t Want You to Know About,” Foreign Policy, 19 February 2014


Zimberg, Alexis. “Nostalgia and Notions of False Empire: The (un)Historical Rise of the Right in Hungary,” The Hidden Transcript Foreign Affairs Magazine, no. 4 (Spring 2013): 28-31

Lerner, Alexis. “Flickering flame: remembering street art pioneer Pasha 183,” The Calvert Journal, 4 April 2013

Lerner, Alexis. “Artful dodgers: urban interventionists Partizaning are taking back the streets,” The Calvert Journal, 19 February 2013


Zimberg, Alexis. “The Spray Can is Mightier than the Sword: Street art as a Medium for Political Discourse in the Post-Soviet Region,” Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University, 2012

[Interview] Standish, Reid. “The Eye of the Beholder: an Interview with Post-Soviet Graffiti,” The Hidden Transcript Foreign Affairs Magazine (20 March 2012): 29

Lerner, Alexis. “Moscow’s Merry Pranksters,” Foreign Policy, 3 March 2011


Lerner, Alexis, with Nicholas van Beek. “Soviet Streets,” Foreign Policy, 6 December 2011

[Interview] Butorin, Pavel. “Digital-Activism Extravaganza with Hillary Clinton’s Innovation Adviser–Plus Geeks trying to Build a Better World,” Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty Blender Podcast, 22 July 2011

Lerner, Alexis, with Nicholas van Beek. “The Spray Can is Mightier Than the Sword,” Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty, 21 July 2011


Zimberg, Alexis. “Russian Revolutionary Women’s Movements: Formation, Progression and Demise. 1867 – 1881,” University of Michigan Journal of Political Science 3, no. 2 (Spring 2009): 19-39 [Paywall] 

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