Dr Magali Delaloye is historian specialized in history of Soviet Union in a gender perspective. After her PhD thesis at University of Bern and EHESS in Paris on the topic of gender relationships in the Stalin’s circle, she was lecturer at the Centre for Gender Studies in University of Lausanne. She is the author of monographs Une histoire érotique du Kremlin. D’Ivan le Terrible à Raïssa Gorbatcheva (2016), and of Moustaches and Skirts. Gender Relationships in the Kremlin under Stalin (1928-1953) (in Russian, ROSSPEN, 2018). Her postdoctoral research is currently funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and focuses on the Soviet war doctors during the Afghan War (1979-1989) with gender and historical pragmatic approaches. Dr Delaloye is visiting for the academic year 2018-19.