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Horst-Jürgen Gerigk (1937-2024)

The International Dostoevsky Society has the sad duty to inform you that Prof. Dr. Horst-Jürgen Gerigk passed away on February 9, 2024 in Heidelberg at the age of 86. Horst-Jürgen Gerigk was one of the founding members of our Society, he was its President from 1998 to 2004 and was subsequently appointed Honorary President. From 1999 to 2018, he was the Managing Editor of Dostoevsky Studies. His numerous monographs and essays on Dostoevsky have not only considerably expanded knowledge of this author in the German-speaking world, but have also provided decisive impulses in an international context. The International Dostoevsky Society will continue to honor his memory.

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Managing Editor
Stefano Aloe, Italy

Assistant Editor
Ljudmil Dimitrov, Bulgaria

Editorial Board
Carol Apollonio, USA
Satoshi Bamba, Japan
Yuri Corrigan, USA
Pavel E. Fokin, Russia
Benamí Barros García, Spain (Journal's OJS Admin)
Christoph Garstka, Germany
Alejandro Ariel González, Argentina
Kate Holland, Canada
Sarah Hudspith, UK
Boris N. Tikhomirov, Russia
Vladimir N. Zakharov, Russia

Editorial Consultants
Sergey S. Shaulov, Russia (Russian text editor)

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OUR HISTORY

For over 150 years the work of F.M. Dostoevsky has stirred the imagination of readers all over the world. A master storyteller, he combined a psychologist’s perception with a philosopher’s depth and a political dissident’s suspicion of authority. Controversial during his lifetime and to this day, he revolutionized world literature with works like Notes from Underground, Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, The Devils, and The Brothers Karamazov.

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