Elidor Mëhilli, of the History Department, was recently named the recipient of Princeton University’s Barr Ferree Publication Fund grant, as well as the First Book Subvention grant, awarded by The Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies, which is housed at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Mehilli’s book, “From Stalin to Mao: Albania and the Socialist World” was released with great success, with many accolades: 2018 Marshall Shulman Book Prize from the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies; 2018 Davis Center Book Prize from the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies; 2018 Stavro Skendi Book Prize, Association for Albanian Studies
“Elidor Mëhilli has produced a groundbreaking history of communist Albania that illuminates one of Europe’s longest but least understood dictatorships. From Stalin to Mao, which is informed throughout by Mëhilli’s unprecedented access to previously restricted archives, captures the powerful globalism of post-1945 socialism, as well as the unintended consequences of cross-border exchanges from the Mediterranean to East Asia.”
See the book here.