JOURNAL OF ADVANCES IN HUMANITIES 2019-04-10T07:50:36+00:00 Gurpal Kaur Open Journal Systems Interested in submitting to this journal? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process. To What Extent Were Progressive Politics Before World War Two a Fundamentally Imperial Project? The Case of International Humanitarian Relief in Russia, 1921-1923 2019-04-10T07:50:36+00:00 Maurice Suckling <p>There is perhaps a pervasive view that empires are at odds with progressive politics, which are, in their own turn, without covert agendas. The case study of the devastating Russian famine of 1921-23 is an opportunity to examine these views in more detail, and to consider the ways in which imperial agendas, and notions of the projection of soft power, were intertwined with the humanitarian agendas of NGOs.</p> 2019-02-28T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2019 Maurice Suckling