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Dr Hubertus F. Jahn

Dr Hubertus F. Jahn

Reader in the History of Russia and the Caucasus

Clare College
Cambridge CB2 1TL
Office Phone: 01223 3 33253

Subject groups/Research projects

Modern European History:

Departments and Institutes

Clare College:

Research Interests

Russian and East European history, particularly Russian social and cultural history, national identity and nationalism, popular culture, poverty, deviance and crime, history of St.Petersburg, history of the South Caucasus, Caucasus studies.

Research Supervision

Russian history since 1700


Lectures in Russian, Soviet, and European history since 1715. Since October 2001 a Special Subject on the Russian fin de siècle. Co-convenor of the Modern European History Seminar.

Key Publications

  • Armes Russland: Bettler und Notleidende in der russischen Geschichte vom Mittelalter bis in die Gegenwart Schöningh Verlag 2010
  • Patriotic Culture in Russia during World War I Cornell University Press 1995, paperback 1998
  • Co-editor (with James von Geldern) Birches, Bolsheviks, and Balalaikas: Popular Culture in Russian History Special Issue of Journal of Popular Culture, 1998
  • 'The Bronze Viceroy: Mikhail Vorontsov’s Statue and Russian Imperial Representation in the South Caucasus in the Mid-19th Century' (Pre-published with kind permission of the editor of "Russian History")