University of Basel
Department of History
Barbara Martin is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Basel, Switzerland. She is currently conducting a four-year project entitled “Finding Faith in an Atheist Land: Russian Orthodox Intelligentsia and the Late Soviet National-Religious Revival.” Barbara Martin obtained her PhD in International History in 2016 from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. She is the author of Dissident Histories in the Soviet Union: from de-Stalinization to Perestroika (Bloomsbury 2019) and co-author of Istoricheskii Sbornik Pamiat’: issledovaniia i dokumenty (NLO, 2017). The list of her publications also includes Roy and Zhores Medvedev: Loyal Dissent in the Soviet Union (Academic Studies Press, 2023, forthcoming) and Religious Life in the Late Soviet Union. From Survival to Revival (1960s-1980s) (co-edited with Nadezhda Beliakova) (Routledge, 2023, forthcoming).