Helen Haft
Postgraduate, Russian and East European Studies, University of Oxford

Helen Haft is completing an MPhil in Russian and East European Studies at the University of Oxford.

Written by Helen Haft

People waiting for the morning bus in Birobidzhan in the Jewish Autonomous Oblast in far-eastern Siberia in 1999. Aside from Israel, it is the world’s only officially Jewish territory. Photo by Jonas Bendiksen/Magnum

Essay/
Philosophy of mind
Telling memories

Jewish émigrés from the former Soviet Union tell inconsistent stories. What does this say about the nature of memory?

Helen Haft