Daria Syuzeva

Project: Re/evolution of the USSR (2011)

research theme: THINNING
Directors: Joseph Grima, Jiang Jun

Manager Daria Syuzeva is from Zlatoust. She was part of the Thinning research theme with Joseph Grima and Jiang Jun. Daria’s research looked at what might happen to the city of Sochi and surrounding area after the Winter Olympics of 2014. Her work drew on the history of the Soviet Union and the demographic trends in Russia. She looked at both the area around Sochi and at neighbouring Abkhazia to investigate demographic processes and the Soviet style of managing major construction and demography. Daria now works as a freelance journalist.