Tatiana Saburova

Lecturer, Department of History

  • tsaburov@indiana.edu
  • Ballantine Hall 824

Full Biography

Dr. Prof. Tatiana Saburova is a Lecturer in the Department of History and Academic Director of the Russian Studies Workshop in Indiana University.  She was a Visiting Professor at Indiana University in 2015-2017 and Tompkins Visiting Professor at the University of Alberta 2017-18 academic year. 

Her first book (in Russian) was on the social and cultural representations of Russian intellectuals (Mythologies of the Russian Intellectual World: Socio-Cultural Representations of the Russian Intelligentsia in the Nineteenth Century, 2005). The second book (in Russian) Friendship, Family, Revolution: Nikolai Charushin and the Populist Generation of the 1870s, 2016) was co-authored with Ben Eklof (Indiana University) and published in Moscow in 2016, and its English language version A Generation of Revolutionaries. Nikolai Charushin and Russian Populism from the Great Reforms to Perestroika was published by Indiana University Press in 2017.

Tatiana was a Fulbright visiting scholar at Indiana University (2011), DAAD visiting scholar at Freiburg University (2010), a visiting scholar at Tüebingen University (2013) and Ludwig Maximillian University in Munich (2016).

She is a member of International Auto/Biography Association (Europe), Association of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, and she is an editorial board member of “AvtobiografiЯ,” Journal of Life Writing and the Representation of the Self in Russian Culture (Padua University)

Her research deals with history of the Russian intelligentsia, history of generations and social memory, life writing and Russian auto/biography from the late 18th to the early-20th century, and recently with history of photography in Imperial and Soviet Russia.