Pavel Polian

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Pavel Markovich Polian, pseudonym: Nerler (Russian: Павел Маркович Полян; born 31 August 1952) is a Russian geographer, historian and sociologist, Doctor of Geographical Sciences with the Institute of Geography (1998) of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He authored over 300 publications. He is famous for his researches of history and geography of the forced migrations.[1] He is also a well-known expert in literature, especially in Osip Mandelshtam's works.

Brief bibliography[edit]

  • "Жертвы двух диктатур. Остарбайтеры и военнопленные в Третьем Рейхе и их репатриация. – М.: Ваш выбор ЦИРЗ, 1996. – 442 pp. (Victims of Two Dictatorships. Ostarbeiters and POW in Third Reich and Their Repatriation) (Russian)
  • Westarbeiters. Interned Gemans in the USSR (Prehistory, History, Geography). – "Вестарбайтеры". Интернированные немцы в СССР (предыстория, история, география) / Учебное пособие для спецкурса. Ставрополь—Москва: Изд-во СГУ, 1999. 48 pp; Вестарбайтеры. Интернированные немцы на советских стройках // Родина. 1999. № 9. pp. 21–25; (Russian) (the title is a pun with "Ostarbeiter")
  • Павел Полян. Не по своей воле...История и география принудительных миграций в СССР (Pavel Polyan, Not by Their Own Will... A History and Geography of Forced Migrations in the USSR). ОГИ Мемориал, Moscow, 2001. ISBN 5-94282-007-4. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Polian's profile from the book Against Their Will on the site of Memorial