The International Dostoevsky Society was created in 1971 to further the study of this remarkable writer and his work. With regional organizations in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, Scandinavia, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States, the Society facilitates communication and collaboration among Dostoevsky scholars worldwide. In addition, the Society has published Dostoevsky Studies, a leading journal, almost continuously since 1971.

IDS By-Laws

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Learn about how The Dostoevsky Society came to be and how it has formed over the years.

IDS Board of Directors

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NADS Executive Board

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Affiliate Societies

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In Memoriam

We owe a great debt of gratitude to these past officers for their enormous contributions to the Society.

In Gratitude

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