Aileen Friesen

Dr. Aileen Friesen, Assosiate Professor, executive director D. Plett`s Foundation (University of Winnipeg, Mannitoba).

tel.: 204 786 9352


Winnipeg, Canada

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1.The Russian Mennonite Story : the heritage cruise lectures / Paul Toews, Aileen Friesen. – Altona, Manitoba: Friesens Corporationm 2018. – 106 p.
2.Colonizing Russia’s Promised Land: Orthodoxy and Community on the Siberian Steppe (forthcoming, University of Toronto Press)
3. “2. Sowers of Hatred or Prosperity: Mennonites, Faith and Collective Agriculture in Western Siberia.” Journal of Mennonite Studies vol. 34, (2017): 287–302.
4.“An Expanding Christian Empire: Archpriest Ioann Vostorgov and Russian Orthodox Missionary Aspirations in Asia.” Canadian Slavonic Papers vol. 57, nos.1-2 (2015): 56–75.
5. “The Case of a Siberian Sect: Mennonites and the Incomplete Transformation of Russia’s Religious Structure.” Journal of Mennonite Studies vol. 30, (2012): 137–156.
6. “Missionary Priests’ Reports from Siberia,” in Orthodox Christianity in Imperial Russia / ed. Heather Coleman. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014): 289–305.