Michał Murawski

Michał Murawski is Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the Department of Russian, Queen Mary, University of London. He completed his PhD in Social Anthropology at Cambridge in 2014. With a focus on Warsaw and Moscow, his work examines how communist spectres – aesthetic as well as political ones – continue to haunt the everyday lives of East European cities. He is currently completing his book, Palace Complex: Stalinist Architectural Afterlives in Post-Socialist Warsaw, soon to appear with Indiana University press.

My Street: Moscow is getting a makeover, and the rest of Russia is next

My Street: Moscow is getting a makeover, and the rest of Russia is next

Vogue Poland: why the iconic magazine’s first Polish cover has proven so controversial

Vogue Poland: why the iconic magazine’s first Polish cover has proven so controversial

Zaryadye Park: a report from the opening of Moscow’s new urban wilderness

Zaryadye Park: a report from the opening of Moscow’s new urban wilderness

Odessa: what happens when you mix politics and real estate on the Black Sea coast?

Odessa: what happens when you mix politics and real estate on the Black Sea coast?

Letter from: in search of progressive architecture at the Venice Biennale

Letter from: in search of progressive architecture at the Venice Biennale

Arch of history: what the ruins of Palmyra reveal about conflicting visions of the East and the West

Arch of history: what the ruins of Palmyra reveal about conflicting visions of the East and the West