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. source