Member Details

Full Name

Susan Grant (Professional Historian)

Membership Type

Professional Historian


Committees & Associations

American Association for the History of Nursing: member
Association for Slavonic, East European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES): member
British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES): member
Irish Association for Russian, Central and East European Studies (IARCEES): member
British Society of Sports History: member
Study Group on the Russian Revolution: member



Physical Culture and Sport in Soviet Society: Propaganda, Acculturation, and Transformation in the 1920s and 1930s (New York; London: Routledge, 2012)

Book Chapters

‘From War to Peace: ‘The Fate of Nurses and Nursing under the Bolsheviks’, in Russia’s Great War and Revolution 1914-1922: A Centennial Reappraisal (‘Home Front’ volume, forthcoming 2015)

Peer Reviewed Journals

'Bolsheviks, Revolution, and Physical Culture', International Journal for the History of Sport, 2014

‘Nurses Across Borders: Displaced Russian and Soviet Nurses after World War One and World War Two’, Nursing History Review 22 (2014). Published August 2013.

‘The Politics of Physical Culture in the 1920s’, Slavonic and East European Review, Vol.89, No.3, July 2011: 494-515

‘The Fizkul’tura Generation: Modernizing Lifestyles in Early Soviet Russia’, The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review, Vol.37, No.2, 2010: 142-165

‘‘‘The Collective Agitation of Arms and Legs”: Revolutionizing Physical Culture Organization,1924-1934’, Revolutionary Russia, June 2010: 93-113

Other Journals

‘Razvitie sestrinskogo dela v Rossii i Sovetskom Soiuze’, conference proceedings of the Pravo-Slavnyi Tikhonskii Gumanitarnyi Universitet conference, Blagotvoritel’nost’ i sotsial’naya politika gosudarstva v Rossii XIX XX vekov (November 2013)
‘Nursing in Russia and the Soviet Union, 1914-1941’, in Nursing History Bulletin 1 (2012): 21-33. This is a bulletin of the UK Association for the History of Nursing (UKAHN), supported by the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at the University of Manchester
‘From Centre to Periphery: The Effort to Establish Soviet Physical Culture in the National Republics and Provinces in the 1920s’, in Severo-vostok Rossii na rubezhe XIX- XXI vekov: vlast’ i obshchestvo (K 150-letiiu gubernatora Yakutskoi oblasti I. I. Krafta (2012)
‘Public and Private Physical Culture: The Soviet State and the Construction of the New Person’, Irish Slavonic Studies 23 (2010): 60-66 (publication of IARCEES)