Igor Casu

Chercheur invité du programme DEA
Séjour du 21 août au 25 septembre 2020

Igor Casu, Ph.D., est conférencier et directeur du Centre d'étude des régimes totalitaires et de la guerre froide, Université d'État de Moldova, Chișinău. Il se spécialise dans la terreur d'État soviétique et enseigne un cours de master, Political Police and Secret Services in 20th Century Moldova, couvrant les périodes tsariste, entre les guerres roumaines et soviétiques. Il travaille actuellement sur un livre sur la famine d'après-guerre en Moldavie soviétique, 1946-47.

Le projet

Titre : Food shortage in postwar France and Western Europe, 1944- early 1950s

Mots-clés : Union soviétique, Moldavie soviétique, terreur de l'État soviétique, famine, collectivisation, État et paysans, résistance, politique de nationalité soviétique, vie quotidienne au XXe siècle.
 

Sélection de publications

Livres

  • Duşmanul de clasă. Represiuni politice, violenţă şi rezistenţă în R(A)SS Moldovenească, 1924-1956 [Class Enemy. Political Repressions, Violence and Resistance in Moldavian (A)SSR, 1924-1956], with an introduction by Vladimir Tismaneanu, Chişinău, Cartier, 2014, 396 p.
  • "Politica naţională" în Moldova Sovietică, 1944–1989 [Nationalities Policy in Soviet Moldavia, 1944-1989], Chişinău, Editura Cartdidact, 2000, 214 p. Summary in English and Russian.

Volumes de documents édités

  • At the Origins of Sovietization of Bessarabia. Identification of class enemies, confiscations of property and work mobilization in Moldavian SSR, 1940-1941, Chişinău, Cartier, 2014, in Russian, with summary and names of the documents in English and Romanian.
  • Republica Moldova de la Perestroikă la independenţă, 1989-1991. Documente secrete din arhiva CC a PCM [The Republic of Moldova from Perestroika to independence, 1989-1991. Secret Documents from the Archive of the CC of PCM], introduction and titles of documents in Romanian, Russian and English, Chişinău, Cartdidact, 2011, 692 p. (first co-editor, with Igor Şarov).

Volumes édités

  • Al Doilea Război Mondial în Estul şi Vestul Europei. Istorie şi memorie [Second World War in Eastern and Western Europe. History and Memory], Chişinău, Cartier, 2013, 332 p. (co-editor with Diana Dumitru, Andrei Cuşco and Petru Negură)
  • Fără termen de prescripţie. Aspecte ale crimelor comunismului în Europa [No Statute of Limitations. Aspects of the Communist Crimes in Europe], Chişinău, Cartier, 2011 (co-editor with Sergiu Musteaţă), 780 p.

Articles

  • “Чистка сотрудников НКВД Молдавской АССР после Большого Террора” [Purge of the purgers of NKVD cadres in Moldavian ASSR after the Great Terror] // Марк Юнге, Линн Виолла и Джеффри Россман (составители), Чекисты на скамье посудимых, Москва, Пробел-2000, 2017, с. 596-630.
  • “Leonid Brezhnev in Soviet Moldavia, 1950-1952: the making of a GenSek?” in Plural. History, Culture & Society, vol. 4, no. 2, 2016, p. 122-155 (second co-author, with Mark Sandle, Ph.D., Associate Professor at King’s University College, Edmonton, Canada)
  • “Moldova under the Soviet Communist Regime: History and Memory”, in Vladimir Tismaneanu, Bogdan Iacob, eds., Remembrance, History and Justice. Coming to Terms with Traumatic Pasts, Budapest: Central University Press, 2015, pp. 347-372.
  • “The Fate of Stalinist Victims in Soviet Moldavia after 1953: Amnesty, Pardon and the Long Road to Rehabilitation”, in Kevin McDermott, Matthew Stibbe, eds., De-Stalinising Eastern Europe: The Rehabilitation of Stalin’s victims after 1953, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, pp. 186-203.
  • ”The Quiet Revolution”: Revisiting the National Identity Issue in Soviet Moldavia at the height of Khrushchev’s Thaw (1956), in Euxeinos, University of Saint Gallen, Elvetia, no. 15-16, 2014, pp. 77-91.
  • “Discontent and Uncertainty in the Borderlands: Soviet Moldavia and the Secret Speech 1956–1957”, in Europe-Asia Studies, 64:4, 2014, pp. 613-644 (first author, co-author Mark Sandle).
  • ”Organizaţia de partid comunistă din RSSM în contextul începutului războiului germano-sovietic (1941)” [Communist Party Organization in Moldavian SSR on the eve of the German-Soviet War (1941)], în Silvia Bocancea, Mihai Baciu, eds.,
  • "Political Repressions in Moldavian SSR after 1956: Towards a Typology Based on KGB files", in Dystopia. Journal of Totalitarian Ideologies and Regimes, vol. 1-2, 2012, p. 89-127.
  • "Was the Soviet Union an Empire? A view from Chisinau", in Dystopia. Journal of Totalitarian Ideologies and Regimes, vol. 1-2, 2012, pp. 277-290.
  • "Был  ли  Советский  Союз  империей?  Взгляд  из  Кишинева"  //НЕПРИКОСНОВЕННЫЙ ЗАПАС (МОСКВА) № 78 (4/2011). Full text available at: http://magazines.russ.ru/nz/2011/4/ka13.html
  • “Stalinist Terror in Soviet Moldavia, 1940-1953”, in Kevin McDermott, Matthew Stibbe, eds., Stalinist Terror in Eastern Europe. Elite purges and mass repression, Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 2010, p. 39-56.
  • “Chestiunea revizuirii hotarelor RSS Moldoveneşti: de la proiectul „Moldova Mare” la proiectul „Basarabia Mare” şi cauzele eşecului acestora (decembrie 1943
  • – iunie 1946)” [ Moldavian SSR’s Border Revision Question: From The Project of „Greater Moldavia” to The Project of “Greater Bessarabia” and The Causes of their Failure (December 1943 – June 1946)]. Documents in original Russian, translated in Romanian, with Introduction article of 22 pages, English summary of 2 pages, co-edited with Virgil Pâslariuc, in Archiva Moldaviae, no. 2, 2010, pp. 275-370.
  • "Le Goulag Bessarabien: Deportations, Repressions, Famine, 1940-1941, 1944-1953", in Communisme (Paris), no. 91-92, 2007, pp. 129-138.
  • “Represiuni politice în Moldova Sovietică, 1940-1941, 1944-1989” [Political repressions in Soviet Moldavia], in Vladimir Tismăneanu, Dorin Dobrincu and Cristian Vasile, eds., “Raportul Comisiei Prezidenţiale pentru Analiza Dictaturii Comuniste din România”, Bucharest, Humanitas Publishing House, 2007, pp. 501-525.
  • “Istoriografia şi Holocaustul: cazul Republicii Moldova” [Historiography and Holocaust: the case of Moldova], in Contrafort, nov.-dec. 2006, 1st part; January-March, 2007, 2nd part (www.contrafort.md)
  • "Nation Building in the Era of Integration: The case of Moldova", in Konrad Jarausch and Thomas Lindenberger (eds.), Conflicting Memories: Europeanizing Contemporary History, Oxford, Berghan Books, 2007, pp. 237-253.