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Dr Roland Clark

Senior Lecturer in Modern European History History

Publications

Selected Publications

  1. Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania (Book - 2015)
  2. Nationalism, Ethnotheology and Mysticism in Interwar Romania (Book - 2009)
  3. Claiming Ethnic Privilege: Aromanian Immigrants and Romanian Fascist Politics (Journal article - 2015)
  4. Collective Singing in Romanian Fascism (Journal article - 2013)
  5. Anti-Masonry as political protest: fascists and Freemasons in interwar Romania (Journal article - 2012)

2018

A Fascist Christmas: Romania 1940 (Internet publication)

Clark, R. C. (2018). A Fascist Christmas: Romania 1940. Retrieved from https://www.radicalrightanalysis.com/

Are Right-Wing Voters Being Duped? Or, Why Sane People Voted Fascist (Internet publication)

Clark, R. C. (2018). Are Right-Wing Voters Being Duped? Or, Why Sane People Voted Fascist. Retrieved from https://www.radicalrightanalysis.com/

Desk Report Roundtable (Internet publication)

Clark, R. C., Gillet, K., & Tanase, S. (2018). Desk Report Roundtable. Retrieved from https://www.stelian-tanase.ro/special-guests/

How Scousers see off the fascists (Internet publication)

Clark, R. C. (2018). How Scousers see off the fascists. Retrieved from https://www.opendemocracy.net/uk/roland-clark/how-scousers-see-off-fascists

Review of The Romanian Orthodox Church and the Holocaust by Ion Popa (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (n.d.). Review of The Romanian Orthodox Church and the Holocaust by Ion Popa. Slavic Review, 77(3), 801-802.

Review of The State, Antisemitism, and Collaboration in the Holocaust: The Borderlands of Romania and the Soviet Union by Diana Dumitru (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (2018). Review of The State, Antisemitism, and Collaboration in the Holocaust: The Borderlands of Romania and the Soviet Union by Diana Dumitru. American Historical Review, 123(1), 330-331. doi:10.1093/ahr/123.1.330

DOI: 10.1093/ahr/123.1.330

Review: Denis Vovchenko, Containing Balkan Nationalism: Imperial Russia and Ottoman Christians, 1856-1914 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016) (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (2018). Review: Denis Vovchenko, Containing Balkan Nationalism: Imperial Russia and Ottoman Christians, 1856-1914 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016). Review of Ecumenical Studies, 12(2), 287-289.

Romania Puts Homophobia on the Ballot (Internet publication)

Clark, R. C. (2018). Romania Puts Homophobia on the Ballot. Retrieved from https://www.fairobserver.com/

The Salience of “New Man” Rhetoric in Romanian Fascist Movements, 1922–44 (Chapter)

Clark, R. C. (2018). The Salience of “New Man” Rhetoric in Romanian Fascist Movements, 1922–44. In J. Dagnino, & M. Feldman (Eds.), The New Man in Radical Right Ideology and Practice,1919-1945 (pp. 275-294). London: Bloomsbury.

The Stork’s Nest: Schism and Revival in Modern Romania, 1921-1924 (Journal article)

Clark, R. C. (2018). The Stork’s Nest: Schism and Revival in Modern Romania, 1921-1924. Pleroma, 19(1), 81-114.

What’s Wrong with Anti-Semitism? (Internet publication)

Clark, R. C. (2018). What’s Wrong with Anti-Semitism?. Retrieved from https://www.fairobserver.com/

When liberals have had enough: A new wave of protests in Romania (Internet publication)

Clark, R. C. (2018). When liberals have had enough: A new wave of protests in Romania. Retrieved from https://www.opendemocracy.net/

2017

Disrupted Landscapes: state, peasants and the politics of land in postsocialist Romania (Book Review)

Clark, R. (2017). Disrupted Landscapes: state, peasants and the politics of land in postsocialist Romania. Social History, 42(2), 311-312. doi:10.1080/03071022.2017.1290361

DOI: 10.1080/03071022.2017.1290361

Fascists and Soldiers: Ambivalent Loyalties and Genocidal Violence in Wartime Romania (Journal article)

Clark, R. (2017). Fascists and Soldiers: Ambivalent Loyalties and Genocidal Violence in Wartime Romania. Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 31(3), 408-432. doi:10.1093/hgs/dcx044

DOI: 10.1093/hgs/dcx044

From Source Collections to Peer-Reviewed Journals: Romanians Write the Holocaust (Journal article)

Clark, R. (2017). From Source Collections to Peer-Reviewed Journals: Romanians Write the Holocaust. Dapim: Studies on the Holocaust, 31(3), 307-312. doi:10.1080/23256249.2017.1371824

DOI: 10.1080/23256249.2017.1371824

Re-Membering Codreanu: Undermining Fascist Masculinities in Aiud Prison, 1964 (Journal article)

Clark, R. C. (2017). Re-Membering Codreanu: Undermining Fascist Masculinities in Aiud Prison, 1964. Caietele CNSAS, 8(2), 181-215. Retrieved from http://www.cnsas.ro/caiete.html

Review of Modernitatea tendentiala: Reflectii despre evolutia moderna a societatii (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (2017). Review of Modernitatea tendentiala: Reflectii despre evolutia moderna a societatii. Archiva Moldaviae, 9, 475. Retrieved from http://www.archivamoldaviae.ro/volumes

The Unbelieved and Historians, Part III: Responses and Elaborations (Journal article)

Clark, R. C., Clossey, L., Ditchfield, S., Gordon, D. M., Wiesenthal, A., & Zaman, T. R. (2017). The Unbelieved and Historians, Part III: Responses and Elaborations. History Compass.

2016

Germina Veris (Edited special journal issue)

Clark, R. C. (Ed.) (n.d.). Germina Veris (Vol. 2). Retrieved from http://www.easternct.edu/germinaveris/volume-2/

Review of Die Dobrudscha: Ein neuer Grenzraum der Europäischen Union: Sozioökoonomische, ethnische, politisch-geographische und ökologische Probleme by Wilfried Heller and Josef Sallanz (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (2016). Review of Die Dobrudscha: Ein neuer Grenzraum der Europäischen Union: Sozioökoonomische, ethnische, politisch-geographische und ökologische Probleme by Wilfried Heller and Josef Sallanz. Balkanistica, 29, 301-305.

Review of Im Schatten des Weltkriegs: Massengewalt der Ustaša gegen Serben, Juden und Roma in Kroatien 1941-1945 by Alexander Korb (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (2016). Review of Im Schatten des Weltkriegs: Massengewalt der Ustaša gegen Serben, Juden und Roma in Kroatien 1941-1945 by Alexander Korb. Slavonic and East European Review, 94(1), 186-188. doi:10.5699/slaveasteurorev2.94.1.0186

DOI: 10.5699/slaveasteurorev2.94.1.0186

Review of Music in the Balkans by Jim Samson (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (2016). Review of Music in the Balkans by Jim Samson. Balkanistica, 29, 305-308.

Review of Shaping the New Man: Youth Training Regimes in Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany by Alessio Ponzio (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (2016). Review of Shaping the New Man: Youth Training Regimes in Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany by Alessio Ponzio. Choice Magazine, 53(7), 1077.

Review of War and Faith : The Catholic Church in Slovenia, 1914-1918 by Pavlina Bobic (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (2016). Review of War and Faith : The Catholic Church in Slovenia, 1914-1918 by Pavlina Bobic. Balkanistica, 16, 308-310.

2015

"Transitional Religion: Orthodox Orientations in a New EUrope", Review of Eastern Orthodox Encounters of Identity and Otherness: Values, Self-Reflection, Dialogue by Andrii Krawchuk and Thomas Bremer (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (n.d.). "Transitional Religion: Orthodox Orientations in a New EUrope", Review of Eastern Orthodox Encounters of Identity and Otherness: Values, Self-Reflection, Dialogue by Andrii Krawchuk and Thomas Bremer. H-Net. Retrieved from https://networks.h-net.org/

Claiming Ethnic Privilege: Aromanian Immigrants and Romanian Fascist Politics (Journal article)

Clark, R. (2015). Claiming Ethnic Privilege: Aromanian Immigrants and Romanian Fascist Politics. CONTEMPORARY EUROPEAN HISTORY, 24(1), 37-58. doi:10.1017/S0960777314000411

DOI: 10.1017/S0960777314000411

Editorial: Masculinities in East-Central Europe (Journal article)

Clark, R. (2015). Editorial: Masculinities in East-Central Europe. Sextures, 3(3), 4-13. Retrieved from http://www.sextures.net/volume-3--issue-3

Germina Veris (Edited special journal issue)

Clark, R. C. (Ed.) (n.d.). Germina Veris (Vol. 1). Retrieved from http://www.easternct.edu/germinaveris/volume-1-2014/

Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania (Book)

Clark, R. (2015). Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. Retrieved from http://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/?GCOI=80140100136380

Review of Faschismus, Religion und Gewalt in Südosteuropa: Die Legion Erzengel Michael und die Ustaša im historischen Vergleich by Radu Harald Dinu (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (2015). Review of Faschismus, Religion und Gewalt in Südosteuropa: Die Legion Erzengel Michael und die Ustaša im historischen Vergleich by Radu Harald Dinu. Slavonic and East European Review, 93(2), 383-386.

Sextures (Edited special journal issue)

Clark, R. C. (Ed.) (n.d.). Sextures (Vol. 3).

Sfînta tinerete legionară: Activism fascist în România interbelică (Book)

Clark, R. (2015). Sfînta tinerete legionară: Activism fascist în România interbelică. Iasi: Polirom. Retrieved from http://www.polirom.ro/

2014

Review of Wege in die Moderne: Entwicklungsstrategien rumänischer Ökonomen im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert by Angela Harre (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (2014). Review of Wege in die Moderne: Entwicklungsstrategien rumänischer Ökonomen im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert by Angela Harre. Balkanistica, 27, 203-205.

2013

Collective Singing in Romanian Fascism (Journal article)

Clark, R. (2013). Collective Singing in Romanian Fascism. Cultural and Social History, 10(2), 251-271. doi:10.2752/147800413X13591373275367

DOI: 10.2752/147800413X13591373275367

Die Damen der Legion: Frauen in rumäischen faschistischen Gruppierungen (Chapter)

Clark, R. (2013). Die Damen der Legion: Frauen in rumäischen faschistischen Gruppierungen. In A. Heinen, & O. J. Schmitt (Eds.), Inszenierte Gegenmacht von rechts: Die “Legion Erzengel Michael” in Rumänien 1918-1938 (pp. 193-216). Munich: Oldenberg Verlag. Retrieved from http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/216916

Nationalist and Trinitarian Visions of the Church in the Theology of Dumitru Staniloae (Journal article)

Clark, R. C. (2013). Nationalist and Trinitarian Visions of the Church in the Theology of Dumitru Staniloae. Studii Teologice, 9(2), 207.

Review of Capcanele politice ale sociologiei interbelice: Şcoala Gustiană între carlism şi legionarism by Antonio Momoc (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (2013). Review of Capcanele politice ale sociologiei interbelice: Şcoala Gustiană între carlism şi legionarism by Antonio Momoc. Balkanistica, 26, 265-267.

2012

Anti-Masonry as political protest: fascists and Freemasons in interwar Romania (Journal article)

Clark, R. (2012). Anti-Masonry as political protest: fascists and Freemasons in interwar Romania. PATTERNS OF PREJUDICE, 46(1), 40-57. doi:10.1080/0031322X.2012.655526

DOI: 10.1080/0031322X.2012.655526

Nationalism and orthodoxy: Nichifor Crainic and the political culture of the extreme right in 1930s Romania (Journal article)

Clark, R. (2012). Nationalism and orthodoxy: Nichifor Crainic and the political culture of the extreme right in 1930s Romania. Nationalities Papers, 40(1), 107-126. doi:10.1080/00905992.2011.633076

DOI: 10.1080/00905992.2011.633076

New models, new questions: historiographical approaches to the Romanian Holocaust (Journal article)

Clark, R. (2012). New models, new questions: historiographical approaches to the Romanian Holocaust. European Review of History: Revue europeenne d'histoire, 19(2), 303-320. doi:10.1080/13507486.2012.662946

DOI: 10.1080/13507486.2012.662946

Orthodoxy and nation-building: Nichifor Crainic and religious nationalism in 1920s Romania (Journal article)

Clark, R. (2012). Orthodoxy and nation-building: Nichifor Crainic and religious nationalism in 1920s Romania. Nationalities Papers, 40(4), 525-543. doi:10.1080/00905992.2012.685057

DOI: 10.1080/00905992.2012.685057

Regional Cooperation According to Interwar Romanian Nationalists (Chapter)

Clark, R. (2012). Regional Cooperation According to Interwar Romanian Nationalists. In I. Biliarsky, O. Cristea, & A. Ovoreanu (Eds.), The Balkans and Caucasus Parallel Processes on the Opposite Sides of the Black Sea (pp. 84-95). Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Retrieved from http://www.cambridgescholars.com/the-balkans-and-caucasus-14

The Holy Trinity: In the Beginning there was Love (Book)

Staniloae, D. (2012). The Holy Trinity: In the Beginning there was Love. Brookline, MA: Holy Cross Orthodox Press. Retrieved from http://holycrossbookstore.com/products/the-holy-trinity?variant=696363815

2011

Conflict and Everyday Life in the Legionary Cultural Center in Iaşi (1924-1938) (Journal article)

Clark, R. (2011). Conflict and Everyday Life in the Legionary Cultural Center in Iaşi (1924-1938). Archiva Moldaviae, 3. Retrieved from http://www.archivamoldaviae.ro/content

2010

"Rethinking Europe’s Twentieth Century", Review of Between States: The Transylvanian Question and the European Idea during World War II by Holly Case (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (n.d.). "Rethinking Europe’s Twentieth Century", Review of Between States: The Transylvanian Question and the European Idea during World War II by Holly Case. H-Net.

Heroes and Victims: Remembering War in Twentieth-Century Romania . By Maria Bucur (Journal article)

Clark, R. (2010). Heroes and Victims: Remembering War in Twentieth-Century Romania . By Maria Bucur. Cultural and Social History, 7(3), 404-405. doi:10.2752/147800410X12714191853580

DOI: 10.2752/147800410X12714191853580

Review of Comparative Fascist Studies: New Perspectives by Constantin Iordachi (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (2010). Review of Comparative Fascist Studies: New Perspectives by Constantin Iordachi. Nationalities Papers, 38(4), 582-585. doi:10.1080/00905992.2010.484163

DOI: 10.1080/00905992.2010.484163

Review of Heroes and Victims: Remembering War in Twentieth-Century Romania by Maria Bucur (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (2010). Review of Heroes and Victims: Remembering War in Twentieth-Century Romania by Maria Bucur. Cultural and Social History, 7(3), 404-405.

2009

Nationalism, Ethnotheology and Mysticism in Interwar Romania (Book)

Clark, R. (2009). Nationalism, Ethnotheology and Mysticism in Interwar Romania. doi:10.5195/CBP.2009.147

DOI: 10.5195/CBP.2009.147

Printing a Pogrom: Violence and Print Communities in the Case of Captain Keller (Chapter)

Clark, R. (2009). Printing a Pogrom: Violence and Print Communities in the Case of Captain Keller. In M. Guggisberg, & D. Weir (Eds.), Understanding Violence: Contexts and Portrayals (pp. 133-147). Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press. Retrieved from http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/vchue15e.pdf

Repositioning Russia: Romanian Orthodoxism’s Appropriation of the Russian Silver Age (Journal article)

Clark, R. (2009). Repositioning Russia: Romanian Orthodoxism’s Appropriation of the Russian Silver Age. Landshaft, 3, 1-30. Retrieved from http://philosophy.spbu.ru/userfiles/rusphil/Clark09.pdf

2008

Lev Shestov and the Crisis of Modernity (Journal article)

Clark, R. (2008). Lev Shestov and the Crisis of Modernity. Archaeus, 11-12, 233-248. Retrieved from http://www.ihr-acad.ro/

Review of Antisemitism, Christian Ambivalence, and the Holocaust by Kevin P. Spicer (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (2008). Review of Antisemitism, Christian Ambivalence, and the Holocaust by Kevin P. Spicer. Arhaeus, 11-12, 391-394.

Review of Indumnezeire si etica a iubirii in opera parintelui Dumitru Staniloae by Jurgen Henkel (Book Review)

Clark, R. C. (2008). Review of Indumnezeire si etica a iubirii in opera parintelui Dumitru Staniloae by Jurgen Henkel. Arhaeus, 11-12, 403-406.

2004

The Dark Side in Njegos and Milton (Journal article)

Clark, R. (2004). The Dark Side in Njegos and Milton. Sydney Studies in Religion, 6(1), 102-119. Retrieved from http://openjournals.library.usyd.edu.au/index.php/SSR/article/view/206/185

2003

Did Baptism Change the Rus’? (Journal article)

Clark, R. (2003). Did Baptism Change the Rus’?. Phronema, 18, 91-108. Retrieved from http://www.sagotc.edu.au/library/journals/phronema-volume-18-2003
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