Irina Astashkevich was born in Moscow. In April 2013 she received PhD from Brandeis University in Jewish studies and history. Since 2013 she has been a visiting research associate at Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry, Brandeis University. She is the author of Gendered Violence: Jewish Women in Pogroms 1917 – 1921 (2018).
Review of Elissa Bemporad’s Legacy of Blood