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Biography

Associate Professor Roger Markwick joined The University of Newcastle in 2001, lecturing in modern European history, specialising in modern Russian and Soviet history. He is Head of the School of Humanities and Social Science. He was awarded his PhD in 1995 by the University of Sydney, where he was a Postdoctoral Fellow and Senior Research Associate. He is the author of Rewriting History in Soviet Russia: The Politics of Revisionist Historiography 1956-74 (Palgrave Macmillan 2001), which won The Alexander Nove Prize in Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies in 2001. He is co-author, with Graeme Gill, of Russia’s Stillborn Democracy? From Gorbachev to Yeltsin (Oxford University Press, 2000). More recently, he has co-authored, with Euridice Charon Cardona, Soviet Women on the Frontline in the Second World War (Palgrave Macmillan 2012). He is currently undertaking an Australian Research Council supported project on ‘Women, Stalinism, and the Soviet Home Front, 1941-45’, in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Beate Fieseler, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf. Roger Markwick has additional research and teaching interests in the nature of fascism; the Jewish Holocaust; Israel and the Middle East; colonial settler states; intellectuals, historiography and the politics of knowledge.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Sydney, 27/10/1995
  • Master of Arts, University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Arts, Australian National University
  • Diploma in Education, University of Melbourne

Research

Research keywords

  • Russian and Soviet history
  • fascism
  • historiography
  • women and war

Research expertise

Focus Area: History

Languages

  • Russian

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
210399Historical Studies Not Elsewhere Classified70
219999History And Archaeology Not Elsewhere Classified15
160699Political Science Not Elsewhere Classified15

Memberships

Body relevant to professional practice.

  • Member - Australasian Association of European Historians

Appointments

IntReader (expert reader of high international standing)
Australian Research Council (Australia)
01/01/2006

Awards

Research Award.

2003Alexander Nove Prize for Russian and East European Studies for 2001
British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (United Kingdom)
International prize awarded annnualy for outstanding research in Russian and East European Studies

Invitations

'We will never get to the front': Soviet Women under Arms in the Great Fatherland War, 1941-45
University of Duesseldorf, Germany (Invited Presenter)
2011

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Israel
  • Russian and Soviet history
  • fascism
  • historiography
  • modern European history
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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Markwick RD, Charon-Cardona ET, Soviet Women on the Frontline in the Second World War, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 336 (2012) [A1]
2001Markwick RD, Rewriting History in Soviet Russia: The Politics of Revisionist Historiography, 1956-1974, Palgrave, Basingstoke UK & New York (2001) [A1]
2000Gill G, Markwick RD, Russia's Stillborn Democracy? From Gorbachev to Yeltsin, Oxford University Press, London, UK, 280 (2000) [A1]
2012Markwick RD, 'The great patriotic war in Soviet and post-Soviet collective memory', The Oxford Handbook of Postwar European History, Oxford University Press, Oxford 692-713 (2012) [B1]
2010Markwick RD, 'A. Ia. Gurevich's Contribution to Soviet and Russian Historiography: From Social Psychology to Historical Anthropology', Saluting Aron Gurevich Essays in History, Literature and Other Related Subjects, Brill, Leiden and Boston 41-67 (2010)
2009Cardona EC, Markwick RD, ''Our brigade will not be sent to the front': Soviet Women under arms in the Great Fatherland War, 1941-45', Russian Review, 68 240-262 (2009) [C1]
2009Markwick RD, 'Communism: Fascism's 'other'?', The Oxford Handbook of Fascism, Oxford University Press, Oxford 339-361 (2009) [B1]
2009Markwick RD, 'Women, war and 'totalitarianism': The Soviet and Nazi experiences compared', Peace, War and Gender from Antiquity to the Present: Cross-Cultural Perspectives, Klartext Verlag, Essen, Germany 235-251 (2009) [B1]
2008Markwick RD, ''A Sacred Duty': Red Army women veterans remembering the Great Fatherland War, 1941-1945', Australian Journal of Politics and History, 54 403-420 (2008) [C1]
1999Markwick RD, 'What kind of state is the Russian state - if there is one?', Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics, 15 111-130 (1999)
1996Markwick RD, 'A discipline in transition?: From sovietology to 'transitology'', Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics, 12 255-276 (1996)
1994Markwick RD, 'Catalyst of Historiography, Marxism and Dissidence: The Sector of Methodology, Institute of History, Soviet Academy of Sciences, 1964-68', Europe-Asia Studies, 46 579-596 (1994)

Publications

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Book (3 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Markwick RD, Charon-Cardona ET, Soviet Women on the Frontline in the Second World War, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 336 (2012) [A1]
2001Markwick RD, Rewriting History in Soviet Russia: The Politics of Revisionist Historiography, 1956-1974, Palgrave, Basingstoke UK & New York (2001) [A1]
2000Gill G, Markwick RD, Russia's Stillborn Democracy? From Gorbachev to Yeltsin, Oxford University Press, London, UK, 280 (2000) [A1]

Chapter (7 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Markwick RD, 'The great patriotic war in Soviet and post-Soviet collective memory', The Oxford Handbook of Postwar European History, Oxford University Press, Oxford 692-713 (2012) [B1]
2010Markwick RD, 'A. Ia. Gurevich's Contribution to Soviet and Russian Historiography: From Social Psychology to Historical Anthropology', Saluting Aron Gurevich Essays in History, Literature and Other Related Subjects, Brill, Leiden and Boston 41-67 (2010)
2009Markwick RD, 'Communism: Fascism's 'other'?', The Oxford Handbook of Fascism, Oxford University Press, Oxford 339-361 (2009) [B1]
2009Markwick RD, 'Women, war and 'totalitarianism': The Soviet and Nazi experiences compared', Peace, War and Gender from Antiquity to the Present: Cross-Cultural Perspectives, Klartext Verlag, Essen, Germany 235-251 (2009) [B1]
2006Markwick RD, 'Thaws and freezes in Soviet historiography, 1953-64', The Dilemmas of De-Stalinization: negotiating cultural and social change in the Khrushchev era, Routledge, London 173-192 (2006) [B1]
2005Markwick RD, 'Revolution', Companion to Women's Historical Writing, Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, UK 475-484 (2005) [B2]
1999Markwick RD, 'Precursor to perestroika - The 'Democratic' partkom, Institute of History, Soviet Academy of Sciences, 1965-68', , ST MARTINS PRESS INC 185-206 (1999)
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Journal article (9 outputs)

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2013Fieseler B, Markwick R, 'Rear area in the great patriotic war (1941-1945): Red army men's wives and families struggle for survival in Yaroslavl', Bylye Gody, 28 58-60 (2013) [C1]
2009Cardona EC, Markwick RD, ''Our brigade will not be sent to the front': Soviet Women under arms in the Great Fatherland War, 1941-45', Russian Review, 68 240-262 (2009) [C1]
2008Markwick RD, ''A Sacred Duty': Red Army women veterans remembering the Great Fatherland War, 1941-1945', Australian Journal of Politics and History, 54 403-420 (2008) [C1]
2006Markwick RD, 'Cultural History under Khrushchev and Brezhnev: From Social Psychlogy to Mentalites', The Russian Review, 65 283-301 (2006) [C1]
1999Markwick RD, 'Activist academic: Lloyd Churchward as a labour intellectual.', Labour History, 27-43 (1999)
1999Markwick RD, 'What kind of state is the Russian state - if there is one?', Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics, 15 111-130 (1999)
1996Markwick RD, 'A discipline in transition?: From sovietology to 'transitology'', Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics, 12 255-276 (1996)
1994Markwick RD, 'Catalyst of Historiography, Marxism and Dissidence: The Sector of Methodology, Institute of History, Soviet Academy of Sciences, 1964-68', Europe-Asia Studies, 46 579-596 (1994)
1990MARKWICK RD, 'PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE, DETENTE AND THIRD-WORLD STRUGGLES - THE SOVIET VIEW, FROM LENIN TO BREZHNEV', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, 44 171-194 (1990)
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Review (14 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Markwick RD, 'War, Evacuation, and the Exercise of Power: The Center, Periphery, and Kirov's Pedagogical Institute, 1941-1952.', AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW (2013) [C3]
2013Markwick RD, 'Roads to the Temple: Truth, Memory, Ideas and Ideals in the Making of the Russian Revolution, 1987¿1991. By Leon Aron.', SLAVONICA (2013)
2011Markwick RD, 'Review: Russian politics: From Lenin to Putin', Australian Journal of Politics and History (2011) [C3]
2011Markwick RD, 'Review - Soviet women in combat: A history of violence on the eastern front', Russian Review (2011) [C3]
2010Markwick RD, 'Zhivago's Children: The Last Russian Intelligentsia', AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW (2010) [C3]
2010Markwick RD, 'Our unswerving loyalty: A documentary survey of relations between the Communist Party of Australia and Moscow, 1920-1940', Australian Journal of Politics and History (2010) [C3]
2009Markwick RD, 'Political tourists: Travellers from Australia to the Soviet Union in the 1920s-1940s', Australian Journal of Politics and History (2009) [C3]
2009Markwick RD, 'They fought for the motherland: Russia's women soldiers in World War I and the Revolution', Slavonic and East European Review (2009) [C3]
2003Markwick RD, 'Elizabeth A Wood - The Baba and the Comrade: Gender and Politics in Revolutionary Russia', Journal of Interdisciplinary Gender Studies (2003) [C3]
2002Markwick RD, 'Stalinism at War', Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History (2002) [D1]
2001Markwick RD, 'Russia and the Idea of the West: Gorbachev, Intellectuals and the End of the Cold War', Europe-Asia Studies (2001) [C3]
1998Markwick RD, 'Soviet history in the Yeltsin era.', EUROPE-ASIA STUDIES (1998)
1997Markwick RD, 'Kremlin capitalism: Privatizing the Russian economy.', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS (1997)
1997Markwick RD, 'The OMRI Annual Survey of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union 1995: Building democracy - OpenMediaResInst', EUROPE-ASIA STUDIES (1997)
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Conference (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2004Markwick RD, 'Diary of a 'Night Witch': the Making of a Soviet Woman Flyer in the Great Patriotic War, 1941-45', Europe's Pasts and Presents:, Brisbane, Queensland (2004) [E1]
2003Markwick RD, 'Stalinism at War: Moscow, June-December 1941', Writing Europe's Pasts, Auckland, New Zealand (2003) [E1]

Other (6 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2005Markwick R, 'Through Children''s Eyes', : The Australian newspaper (2005) [O1]
2005Markwick R, 'Night Witches and Amazons', : The Australian newspaper (2005) [O1]
2005Markwick R, 'Stalin', : The Australian newspaper (2005) [O1]
2003Markwick RD, 'To the Editor: George Enteen's review of my book, rewriting history in Soviet Russia:', ( issue.Spring 2003 pp.234-235): American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Inc. (2003) [C3]
2003Markwick RD, 'Nikolai Alexandrovich Bulganin, Roy Alexandrovich Medvedev, Anastas Ivanovich Mikoyan, Nikolai Viktorovich Podgorny, Boris Kharitonovich Ponomarev', ( issue.November 2003 pp.1): Macmillan Reference USA (2003) [C3]
2002Markwick RD, 'Letter in response to review of Rewriting History in Soviet Russia: The Politics of Revisionist Historiography in the Soviet Union, 1956-1974', ( pp.234-235): American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Inc. (2002) [C3]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants16
Total funding$641,440

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2014 (1 grants)

Violence Studies$30,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Professor Philip Dwyer, Doctor Hans Lukas Kieser, Associate Professor Roger Markwick, Doctor Lisa Featherstone, Doctor Michael Ondaatje, Doctor Shigeru Sato, Doctor Matthew Lewis
SchemeRole
Research Programme 2014Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$30,00020142014
GNo:G1400927

2013 (1 grants)

ERF Teaching Relief - Spencer$24,122
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Elizabeth Spencer, Associate Professor Roger Markwick
SchemeRole
Equity Research FellowshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$24,12220132013
GNo:G1201021

2011 (3 grants)

I was a horse and a man: Women, Stalinism and the Soviet Home Front, 1941-45 $368,500
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Associate Professor Roger Markwick, Professor Beate Fieseler
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$368,50020112014
GNo:G1000049

DVCR Special Grant 2011$20,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Roger Markwick
SchemeRole
Special Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020112011
GNo:G1101114

Violence, Gender and NGO Initiatives in Indonesia and Sri Lanka$10,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Pamela Nilan, Associate Professor Roger Markwick
SchemeRole
Linkage Pilot Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020112011
GNo:G1101068

2009 (1 grants)

Cultures of Violence and Conflict Conference, Brisbane, 23-27 July 2009$575
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Associate Professor Roger Markwick
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$57520092009
GNo:G0190460

2008 (1 grants)

American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Marriott Hotel, Philadelphia, USA, 20/11/2008 - 23/11/2008$2,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Roger Markwick
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,50020082008
GNo:G0189315

2007 (2 grants)

Women, War and Totalitarianism : The Soviet and Nazi Experiences Compared$19,727
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Roger Markwick
SchemeRole
Near Miss GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$19,72720072007
GNo:G0187172

Oxford Handbook of Fascism, Reading University UK, 26-27 January 2007$1,667
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Roger Markwick
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,66720072007
GNo:G0186896

2006 (1 grants)

Re-calling the Past: Collective and Individual memory of World War II in Russia and Germany, Tampere University, Finland, 1-2 December 2006$1,421
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Roger Markwick
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,42120062006
GNo:G0186895

2004 (2 grants)

Women, War and the Stalinist State, 1941-45$100,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Associate Professor Roger Markwick
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$100,00020042006
GNo:G0182844

American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies 36th National Convention, 4-7 December 2004, USA$2,230
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Roger Markwick
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,23020042004
GNo:G0184513

2002 (1 grants)

Soviet state and society in the Great Patriotic War, 1941-45$50,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Associate Professor Roger Markwick
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$50,00020022002
GNo:G0181094

2001 (3 grants)

Soviet Women at War, 1941-45$7,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Roger Markwick
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$7,00020012001
GNo:G0181630

Conflict and Culture: War and Terror in the Modern Age, from 29 September 2002 to 1 October 2002$3,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Roger Markwick
SchemeRole
Conference Establishment GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$3,00020012001
GNo:G0181672

Australasian Association for European History XIIIth Biennial Conference, New Zealand 9-12 July 2001$698
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Roger Markwick
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$69820012001
GNo:G0180937
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions3
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL1.1

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20132017PhD (History)Co-SupervisorAustralian Urban Squatters of the 1970's: Establishing and Living a Radical Lifestyle in Suburban Sydney.
20112016PhD (History)Principal SupervisorSir John Grieg Latham: A Political Biography
20082016PhD (History)Principal SupervisorThe Activist Life of Pauli Murray (1910 - 1985)

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2009PhD (History)Co-SupervisorPioneer Women and Social Memory: Shifting Energies, Changing Tensions
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Associate Professor Roger Markwick

Work Phone(02) 4921 5172
Fax(02) 4921 6933
Email
PositionHead of School
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaHistory
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University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
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URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/roger-markwick