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Children’s ordinary lives in (post)socialist societies: Remembering social transformations In this article Zsuzsa Millei, Nelli Piattoeva, and Iveta Silova, editors of Childhood and Schooling in (Post)Socialist Societies, discuss their research into the everyday lives of children in (post)socialist societies. Thirty years since the fall of the Berlin wall, the media and public forums continue to be fascinated with aspects of everyday life in socialist societies. There are museums dedicated to this historical period, such as the interactive DDR museum in…

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Our book aims to move away from singular history writing toward multiple histories. It has brought together a group of scholars to (re)narrate histories in ways that would lead to more complex understandings of the (post)socialist pasts, presents, and futures. Committed to this outlook, we invited colleagues from different disciplines to engage with our volume in a series of afterwords rather than having one last word or single voice close the book. These authors speak from multiple perspectives, including different…