University of Oxford

Polly Jones is Professor in Russian at University College, Oxford. She is the author and editor of several books on Soviet cultural history and politics, including Revolution Rekindled. The Writers and Readers of Late Soviet Biography and Myth, Memory, Trauma: Rethinking the Stalinist Past in the Soviet Union, 1953-70. Professor Jones appears regularly on radio and TV to talk about Russian culture and history, and was consultant to Armando Iannucci’s film ‘The Death of Stalin’.