Ekaterina Kamenskaya

Ekaterina Kamenskaya (Russia)

Independent Researcher
Program: 
Visegrad Scholarship at OSA
Attendance Period: 
Feb/2024 - Apr/2024
Research Title: 
Radio Liberty, Soviet Society, and the Perception of the Czechoslovak Crisis of 1968–1969 and the 1968 Invasion
Research Description: 

This project is dedicated to the coverage of the Czechoslovak crisis of 1968–1969 and the 1968 invasion by Radio Liberty (RL). The main focus is on the activity of RL during the crisis, the competition between RL and official Soviet media, as well as the impact of RL materials on individual groups of Soviet citizens and on mass consciousness. Special attention is paid to the analysis of the Soviet public mood by RL’s editorial office and the use of this data in broadcasting.

Bio: 
Ekaterina Kamenskaya, Independent Researcher. 2017–2022, Associate Professor of the Department of Russian History, Ural Federal University (Yekaterinburg, Russia); 2015, Candidate of Sciences in History, research topic Conflicts in the Socialist System: Images in the Soviet Press of the 1960s–1980s. Research interests: the Cold War, International Conflicts, the Socialist System, Mass Media, Informational Campaigns, the History of the USSR, Public Opinion.