Magda Dolińska-Rydzek

PhD Candidate
Graduate Center for the Study of Culture; Institut für Slavistik
Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

Fields of interest

History, politics, and culture of the former USSR; semiotics; Russian historiosophy; political theology, and conspiracy theories.

Recent publications

2016. Russia’s Immoral Other: Moral Panics and the Antichrist on Russian Orthodox Websites’ in M. Suslov (Eds.) Digital Orthodoxy in the Post-Soviet World, Stuttgart: Verlag Ibidem.

2016. Идеологический миф об Антихристе и (гео)политические концепции в современной России, НЕПРИКОСНОВЕННЫЙ ЗАПАС 105 (1),

2015. “Gays as a weapon of the Antichrist”: Religious Nationalism, Homosexuality and the Antichrist on the Russian Internet, in S. Sremac and R.R. Ganzevoort (Eds.) Religious and Sexual Nationalisms in Central and Eastern Europe: Gods, Gays, and Governments, Leiden: Brill. Article written in cooperation with Mariecke van den Berg (University of Amsterdam)

2015. The idea of the Antichrist in Russia: From Religious to Political Narration, in A. Mrówczyński-Van Allen, T. Obolevitch, and P. Rojek (Eds.) Apology of Culture: Religion and Culture in Russian Thought. Eugene: Pickwick Publications