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#givemebackmy90s: Memories of the First Post-Soviet Decade in Russia on Instagram and TikTok

  • Thirty years have passed since the dissolution of the Soviet Union. In Russia's public sphere today, the decade that followed is remembered with ambivalence while politically, negative narratives of the 'rowdy nineties' dominate. The article examines how the 1990s are being represented on social media platforms, in particular on TikTok and Instagram, and to what extent the platform-generated grassroot memory practices differ from, or even oppose the official narrative about this period.

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Document Type:Article
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Author:Mykola MakhortykhGND
Editor:Joachim von PuttkamerGND, Michal KopečekGND, Włodzimierz BorodziejGND
Publishing Institution:Herder-Institut für historische Ostmitteleuropaforschung – Institut der Leibniz-Gemeinschaft
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Parent Title (English):Cultures of History Forum
Release Date:2021/11/23
Date of Publication (online):2021/11/18
Date of first Publication:2021/06/28
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Dewey Decimal Classification:9 Geschichte und Geografie / 90 Geschichte
Tag:1990s; Instagramm; Russia; TikTok; memory; post-Soviet; social media; transition
GND Keyword:Russland; Social Media; Kollektives Gedächtnis; Postkommunismus; TikTok; Instagram; Politischer Wandel
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