Kristen Ghodsee interview

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Jacobin Radio: "Behind the News with Doug Henwood: Anti-Communism," May  21, 2018

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright, "Are the labels 'right' and 'left' still useful shorthand for political belief?" February 25, 2018

KPFA Radio, Berkeley. "Behind the News with Doug Henwood." November 23, 2017

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright, "What the legacy of the Russian Revolution means for socialism today," November 12, 2017. MP3 Clip: CBC Interview November 2017

KIRO Radio, Seattle's Morning New with Dave Ross, August 25, 2017. MPS Clip: "Advances for women under Cold War communist regimes."

KPFA Radio, Berkeley. "Behind the News with Doug Henwood," August 17, 2017.

KIRO Radio, Seattle's Morning News with Dave Ross, August 16, 2017. MP3 Clip: "Lessons of the Cold War that apply today."

Радио Свобода, “Путин в юбке делу не поможет,” May 5, 2017

Northeast Public Radio, "Academic Minute:  The Left Side of History," May 1, 2015

"Wer hört heute noch auf Karl Marx im Osten Europas?," Deutschlandradio Kultur, 2 November 2015 (in German)

"New Podcast features Dr. Kristen Ghodsee" American Anthropological Association

"The Hunger Games, Revisited" with Aviva Briefel

"Sixth Bulgarian Sets Himself on Fire to Protest Poverty," an interview with Marco Werman on the BBC/PRI radio program, The World

"Sixth Fire Suicide in Bulgaria," Interview on Voice of Russia (UK Edition), March 21, 2013

Kristen Ghodsee discusses communist mass women's organizations on ILO TV

"The Fall of Communism in Bulgaria" with Lisa Mullins on the BBC/PRI radio program, The World

"Nostalgia for Communism" on Northeast Public Radio

"Understanding post-communist nostalgia," with David Redmon and Ashley Sabin of Carnivalesque Films

"Bulgarian Muslims" with Lisa Mullins on the BBC/PRI radio program, The World

"The Red Riviera"  with George Liston Seay on Dialogue


"Seeing shades of grey in the red," OMNIA, January 25, 2018

"Sex war im Sozialismus besser," General-Anzeiger, 2 Oktober 2017

Mathew Reisz, "Books Interview: Kristen Ghodsee," Times Higher Education, October 12, 2017

Judith Langowski, "The history of communist feminism. An interview with Kristen Ghodsee", October 4, 2017

Judith Langowski, “Osteuropäische Feministen: „Heftige, rechte Gegenreaktionen”” 21.08.2017

"Wofür kämpfen wir heute noch?" uniCross, July 14, 2015

"Kristen Ghodsee"  Vagabond Magazine, No. 87/88, 2013-2014: pages 20-23  (pdf)

Кристeн Годси: "Българските жени са приспособими, упорити и готови да поемат и най-големите предизвикателства"

Една американка с болка за България, Sega, 16 February 2002

Ghodsee's Bulgarian Studies Draw Wide Support


Other media (selected)

"Top Four Reads for the Red Centennial,", October 2, 2017

"Le sexe était meilleur à l’ère soviétique", 29 September 2017

"Kalter Krieg, heisser Sex," Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 25 August 2017

"Warum DDR-Frauen den besseren Sex hatten" Tages-Anzeiger, 22 August 2017

"Syrian Refugees Flood Bulgaria, Expose Flaws in EU Refugee Policy," Voice of American News, Cecily Hilleary, January 13, 2014

"The old ones die, and the young ones go abroad." The Washington Times, Sunday, December 26, 2004.