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BOOK REVIEW: The Vanishing Futurist. By James Van de Pette

BOOK REVIEW: The Vanishing Futurist. By James Van de Pette

BY James Van de Pette POSTED 14/04/2017 7:31 PM

Given the seductive appeal of the Russian Revolution (at least for British audiences) it is perhaps peculiar that so few novelists, with the notable exception of Penelope Fitzgerald and The Beginning of Spring, have sought the streets of Moscow in 1917 as the backdrop to a romantic tale. Few though could be more qualified in […] Read More

Solovetsky Transfiguration Monastery: From Prokudin-Gorsky to the Present. By William Brumfield.

Solovetsky Transfiguration Monastery: From Prokudin-Gorsky to the Present. By William Brumfield.

BY William Brumfield POSTED 22/03/2017 12:00 AM

In the early 20th century the Russian photographer Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky invented a complex process for color photography. Between 1903 and 1916 he traveled through the Russian Empire and took over 2,000 photographs with the new process, which involved three exposures on a glass plate. In August 1918 he left Russia with a large part of […] Read More

CONFERENCE: The Museum After the Revolution. Friday 28 April — Saturday 29 April, at Calvert 22

CONFERENCE: The Museum After the Revolution. Friday 28 April — Saturday 29 April, at Calvert 22

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 22/03/2017 12:00 AM

As part of The Future Remains: Revisiting Revolution, Calvert 22 Foundation and the State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, are pleased to present this two-day conference dedicated to museums and their collections in partnership with the European University at St Petersburg, UCL, The Vladimir Potanin Foundation, and Rich Mix. Friday 28 April, 5pm Keynote speech and evening reception at Calvert 22 […] Read More

RA COURSE: Revolution: Now! Weekend-long Art History and Theory Course

RA COURSE: Revolution: Now! Weekend-long Art History and Theory Course

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 22/03/2017 12:00 AM

This two-day art history and theory course explores the critical and lasting impact of the Russian Revolution on both artistic practice and individual artists, treating the Revolutionary period not as a historical curiosity but as a time of great innovation and lasting change. This two-day art history and theory course considers the cultural shifts, radical […] Read More

TALK and FILM: Design on Film: Revolution. Sir Christopher Frayling in conversation with film director Margy Kinmonth and Dr Natalia Murray. 30 March at the Design Museum

TALK and FILM: Design on Film: Revolution. Sir Christopher Frayling in conversation with film director Margy Kinmonth and Dr Natalia Murray. 30 March at the Design Museum

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 15/03/2017 12:00 AM

Author and academic Christopher Frayling discusses design on film with film-maker Margy Kinmonth, which will include her recent intimate and exciting documentary film Revolution – New Art for a New World. This film is a bold and exciting feature documentary that encapsulates a momentous period in the history of Russia and the Russian Avant-Garde. It […] Read More

ARTICLE: Sergei Shchukin: Life Journey of a Remarkable Art Collector. Part II. By Edward Charlton-Jones.

ARTICLE: Sergei Shchukin: Life Journey of a Remarkable Art Collector. Part II. By Edward Charlton-Jones.

BY Edward Charlton-Jones POSTED 10/03/2017 12:00 AM

Please see Part I of the article here. IV. The Fondation Louis Vuitton, designed by Frank Gehry, is perhaps not the most obvious location for such reflections. It perches like a bejewelled beetle in the Bois de Boulogne, its glass-panelled forewings raised as though about to take flight. For Shchukin’s grandchildren, however, who contributed a […] Read More

ARTICLE: Sergei Schukin: Life Journey of a Remarkable Art Collector. Part I. By Edward Charlton-Jones.

ARTICLE: Sergei Schukin: Life Journey of a Remarkable Art Collector. Part I. By Edward Charlton-Jones.

BY Edward Charlton-Jones POSTED 10/03/2017 12:00 AM

Tortured by Memories I. Moscow, declared the art critic Alexandre Benois, is “the city of Gauguin, Cézanne, and Matisse”. It was 1912, and this was no idle boast: within the once and future capital’s walls lay one of the greatest and most accessible private collections of Modernist art ever assembled. Each Sunday, the Trubetskoy Palace […] Read More

ARTICLE: Battling Over the Shchukin Collection: Some Aspects of Legal History. By Mona Yapova.

ARTICLE: Battling Over the Shchukin Collection: Some Aspects of Legal History. By Mona Yapova.

BY Mona Yapova POSTED 03/03/2017 12:00 AM

In October 2016, when it launched its exhibition Icons of Modern Art –  The Shchukin Collection, the Fondation Louis Vuitton created history with elegance. The exhibition is the result of a close collaboration between the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow, the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, and most importantly – André-Marc […] Read More

SEMINAR: The Russian Revolution and Global Development: Lessons from the First Hundred Years, 28th February

SEMINAR: The Russian Revolution and Global Development: Lessons from the First Hundred Years, 28th February

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 28/02/2017 12:00 AM

Today at SOAS at 5p.m.  Mr Tariq Ali,  Professor August H. Nimtz  and Professor Tamás Krausz will be discussing the lessons and consequences of the Russian revolution. The seminar will take place at Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre. The Russian Revolution was the greatest anti-capitalist uprising in history, and from its origins, sparked controversy, […] Read More

TALK: Russian Art of the 20th Century on 9th March at Calvert 22

TALK: Russian Art of the 20th Century on 9th March at Calvert 22

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 23/02/2017 12:00 AM

As part of The Future Remains: Revisiting Revolution season of events, Calvert 22 Foundation is delighted to partner with The Vladimir Potanin Foundation for a dynamic discussion on the Russian culture and art of the 20th century. How do we present Russian history through art? How do we move away from dry facts that we […] Read More

REMINDER: 9th SCRSS Russian Language Seminar 2017

REMINDER: 9th SCRSS Russian Language Seminar 2017

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 10/02/2017 12:00 AM

Here we just wish to remind our subscribers that the date of SCRSS seminar is approaching and it is the last opportunity to get your “early bird” tickets. . The two-day intensive seminar offers a stimulating lecture programme in Russian, aimed at teachers, translators and interpreters of Russian, final-year undergraduates and graduates of Russian, and […] Read More

ARTICLE: Ten Calls for Revolution. By Ian Christie.

ARTICLE: Ten Calls for Revolution. By Ian Christie.

BY Ian Christie POSTED 10/02/2017 12:00 AM

We are delighted to offer our readers the article by the outstanding British film scholar Professor Ian Christie. He firmly believes that in  this year of commemorating the Russian revolutions of 1917, the role of cinema in bringing a message of revolution deserves to be reviewed. ‘Say Potemkin, and it appears the whole British Army will […] Read More

LECTURE: Born of the Virgin Mary by Richard Temple, 8 February

LECTURE: Born of the Virgin Mary by Richard Temple, 8 February

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 01/02/2017 12:00 AM

Dr. Richard Temple founded the well-known and highly respected Temple Gallery in west London in 1959.  He is a famous art-dealer, author of a number of books on Byzantine and Russian iconography, a member of the Advisory Panel of the Art Fund and consultant advising private collectors and museums in the acquisition of icons. Over […] Read More

Russian Art in Emigration. Constantin Popoff: A Russian Exile who Became an Acknowledged Argentinian Master. By Valeria Strachevskaya.

Russian Art in Emigration. Constantin Popoff: A Russian Exile who Became an Acknowledged Argentinian Master. By Valeria Strachevskaya.

BY Valeria Stračevská POSTED 20/01/2017 12:00 AM

Talking about Russian émigré art, we normally limit its geography to Berlin and Paris. Indeed, these two places experienced a massive pilgrimage of Russian artists in the years preceding the Revolution of 1917 and, when the moment came, both cities welcomed them as political refugees. But in many cases Berlin and Paris played only the […] Read More

Boris Anrep in London

Boris Anrep in London

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 09/01/2017 12:00 AM

Boris Anrep (1883-1969)  moved to Britain in 1917 and became an active, highly acclaimed member of the London cultural scene. His artistic interests lay in the revival of Byzantine art, a subject which was central to the modern movement in Russian art and also attracted interest among artistic modernisers in Britain, notably Roger Fry and […] Read More

ARTICLE: MORE THAN A GAME. Craig Murray Blows the Whistle on British India, by Simon Hewitt

ARTICLE: MORE THAN A GAME. Craig Murray Blows the Whistle on British India, by Simon Hewitt

BY Simon Hewitt POSTED 06/01/2017 12:00 AM

AFTER HIS ANALYSIS & REPORT ON THE RUSSIAN AUCTIONS HELD AT THE END OF NOVEMBER, OUR INTERNATIONAL EDITOR SIMON HEWITT DISCUSSES SOME OF THE OTHER EVENTS HELD IN LONDON DURING RUSSIAN WEEK IN TWO EXCLUSIVE ARTICLES:   THE FIRST RECOUNTS HIS MEETING WITH AUTHOR & FORMER DIPLOMAT CRAIG MURRAY, AND DISCUSSES HIS RECENT BOOK ON ‘THE GREAT GAME’ BETWEEN […] Read More

CONFERENCE: Art Born in the Revolution. Russian Art and the State. 1917-1932 at Courtauld Institute of Art and Royal Academy of Arts, 24-25 February 2017

CONFERENCE: Art Born in the Revolution. Russian Art and the State. 1917-1932 at Courtauld Institute of Art and Royal Academy of Arts, 24-25 February 2017

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 29/12/2016 12:00 AM

Art Born in the Revolution. Russian Art and the State. 1917-1932 Day 1: Courtauld Institute of Art – 24 February, 14:00-18:45 Day 2: Royal Academy of Arts – 25 February, 10:30-18:30 DAY1: 14.00 – 18.45, Friday 24 February 2017, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art (with registration from 13.30) An international conference jointly […] Read More

CFP: Stanford CREEES’ International Yearbook of Futurism Studies 2019 and Russian Futurism

CFP: Stanford CREEES’ International Yearbook of Futurism Studies 2019 and Russian Futurism

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 27/12/2016 12:00 AM

The International Yearbook of Futurism Studies for the year 2019 will be dedicated to Russian Futurism. The editors invite papers devoted to any topic related to the history of the movement and welcome new research on budetlianism vs. futurizm; Russian reports on Italian Futurism 1909-1915, 1920-1930; Futurism and Constructivism; zaum and parole in libertà; Futurism in Russian theatre, music, design, […] Read More

OPPORTUNITY: PhD Studentships in History of Art at Cambridge University

OPPORTUNITY: PhD Studentships in History of Art at Cambridge University

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 20/12/2016 12:00 AM

PHD STUDENTSHIPS IN HISTORY OF ART AT CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY The Department of History of Art at Cambridge University is pleased to announce opportunities for PhD studentships in Russian visual culture, in partnership with the CEELBAS Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Russian, Slavonic and East European Languages and Culture. This is in addition to the […] Read More

COURSE: Revolution! An Introduction to Russian Art 1917-1932 by Dr Natalia Murray at the Courtauld Institute of Art, 4-7 April 2017

COURSE: Revolution! An Introduction to Russian Art 1917-1932 by Dr Natalia Murray at the Courtauld Institute of Art, 4-7 April 2017

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 13/12/2016 12:00 AM

Revolution! An Introduction to Russian Art 1917-1932 by Dr Natalia Murray  Courtauld Institute of Art Somerset House The Strand London WC2R 0RN 4-7 April 2017 £465 This intensive, introductory course is designed for anyone with an interest in early twentieth-century Russian art, culture and politics.  No previous knowledge is required and the course is open […] Read More

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Fully Funded Doctoral Studentships – Creative Multilingualism, University of Oxford

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Fully Funded Doctoral Studentships – Creative Multilingualism, University of Oxford

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 08/12/2016 12:00 AM

Fully Funded Doctoral Studentships – Creative Multilingualism  The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages at the University of Oxford is delighted to invite applications for 3 fully-funded D.Phil. (Oxford’s Ph.D.) studentships tenable from 1st October 2017. These studentships are offered in association with the AHRC-funded Creative Multilingualism programme. The Faculty is one of the leading […] Read More

NEWS: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts launches digital Fabergé archive

NEWS: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts launches digital Fabergé archive

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 23/10/2016 12:00 AM

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts announced the launch of its first digital archive, which documents the formation of the museum’s renowned Fabergé and Russian decorative arts collection at www.faberge.vmfa.museum. Organized through the museum’s Margaret R. and Robert M. Freeman Library, this project was made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Bequeathed […] Read More

CFP: War, Revolution and Memory International Conference (Zagreb, 17-18 Feb 17)

CFP: War, Revolution and Memory International Conference (Zagreb, 17-18 Feb 17)

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 12/10/2016 12:00 AM

War, Revolution and Memory: Post-War Monuments in Post-Communist Europe International Conference Zagreb, February 17 – 18, 2017 Deadline: Nov 1, 2016 World War II caused a collective trauma in the memory of Europeans, which resulted in the erection of countless monuments all over Europe to commemorate the events and battles as well as the civilian and military […] Read More

Call for Applications: Incoming Postdoctoral Fellowships in France

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 12/10/2016 12:00 AM

Deadline:  1 December 2016 Open to: applicants who have obtained their PhD doctorate (“Kandidat” thesis) and presented their thesis after 2009 from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Russia Scholarship: a monthly stipend of 1 500 €. This financial contribution is intended to cover expenditure such as transport and accommodation costs. FMSH also provide support for visa and logistics. Description The Fondation […] Read More

CFP: Centennial, Commemoration, Catastrophe: 1917-2017 as Past and Present in Russia and Beyond, Villa Vergiliana, Cuma, Italy, 13-16 June 2017

CFP: Centennial, Commemoration, Catastrophe: 1917-2017 as Past and Present in Russia and Beyond, Villa Vergiliana, Cuma, Italy, 13-16 June 2017

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 05/10/2016 12:00 AM

CFP: Centennial, Commemoration, Catastrophe: 1917-2017 as Past and Present in Russia and Beyond Young Researchers Conference, Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies, Miami University 13-16 June 2017. Villa Vergiliana, Cuma, Italy Discussing the Russian revolution is impossible without addressing the causes, legacy, and echoes of this event. The very phrasing is contentious—was 1917 a […] Read More

CFP: Russian Art and Artists, The Burlington Magazine

CFP: Russian Art and Artists, The Burlington Magazine

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 04/10/2016 12:00 AM

The Burlington Magazine is seeking submissions of articles on Russian art for forthcoming issues of the Magazine. Priority will be given to articles devoted to art produced after 1800. The Burlington Magazine has a long history of scholarship on art from all periods, from Antiquity to the present day. We are seeking submissions of up […] Read More

CFP: Europeanization in East-Central European Fiction Film and Television (1980-2000)

CFP: Europeanization in East-Central European Fiction Film and Television (1980-2000)

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 29/09/2016 12:00 AM

The economic, social and cultural transformation of East-Central Europe in the last decades of the twentieth century is the last grand modern social, economic and political change in European history. Fiction film and television production of the region has recorded it and has been shaped by it. This special issue of SEEC aims to study […] Read More

OPPORTUNITY: ‘Russia and Digital Vigilantism’ PhD at Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam

OPPORTUNITY: ‘Russia and Digital Vigilantism’ PhD at Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 29/09/2016 12:00 AM

We are looking for a highly motivated PhD Candidate who wishes to conduct his/her PhD research in the context of a research project funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) entitled Digital Vigilantism: Mapping the terrain and assessing societal impacts. As a PhD Candidate of the Erasmus Research Centre for Media, Communication and […] Read More

OPPORTUNITY: Publish in ARTMargins Online

OPPORTUNITY: Publish in ARTMargins Online

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 26/09/2016 12:00 AM

Interested in writing about contemporary art practice in Eastern Europe, Russia, or the former Soviet Union? ARTMargins Online accepts previously unpublished interviews, essays, reviews/review articles, blogs, podcasts and videos devoted to contemporary art, with a focus on the region formerly known as Eastern Europe. Please address submissions and all other correspondence to the Managing Editor […] Read More

JOB: Curator of Russian and European Art at The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College, Massachusetts

JOB: Curator of Russian and European Art at The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College, Massachusetts

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 19/09/2016 12:00 AM

The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College seeks a highly-motivated, experienced, and innovative Curator to oversee its program and collection for Russian and European Art. The Museum seeks candidates who share its ambition to produce innovative, high-impact exhibitions with in-depth scholarly publications. Ideal candidates will also be passionate about pedagogy and dedicated to bringing the […] Read More

JOB: Assistant Professor in Russian History (Tenure Track) at Williams College, Massachusetts

JOB: Assistant Professor in Russian History (Tenure Track) at Williams College, Massachusetts

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 16/09/2016 12:00 AM

The Department of History at Williams College seeks to make a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in Russian history, to start July 1, 2017.  The department welcomes all areas and periods of specialisation and expects the successful candidate to be a committed and imaginative scholar with Ph.D. in hand or expected by […] Read More

JOB: Assistant Professor in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at Smith College, Massachusetts

JOB: Assistant Professor in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at Smith College, Massachusetts

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 16/09/2016 12:00 AM

The Program in Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies at Smith College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2017. We seek a broadly trained, energetic scholar of modern and contemporary Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian cultures with a commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and research. […] Read More

JOB: Language Teaching Fellow In Russian at University of St Andrews

JOB: Language Teaching Fellow In Russian at University of St Andrews

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 16/09/2016 12:00 AM

The School of Modern Languages is seeking to appoint a full time Language Teaching Fellow in Russian. You should possess a relevant humanities degree from a Russian- or English-language university and a further qualification in teaching Russian as a Foreign Language and have expertise in Russian language. Experience in teaching Russian as a foreign language […] Read More

OPPORTUNITY: Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Dartmouth College, Leslie Center for the Humanities

OPPORTUNITY: Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Dartmouth College, Leslie Center for the Humanities

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 15/09/2016 12:00 AM

With the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Dartmouth is pleased to accept applications for two postdoctoral fellowship in the humanities and humanistic social sciences from Fall 2017 to the end of Spring 2019. These fellowships foster the academic careers of scholars who have recently received their Ph.D. degrees, by permitting them to […] Read More

JOB: Assistant or Associate Professor of Imperial Russian History at Georgetown University, Washington, DC

JOB: Assistant or Associate Professor of Imperial Russian History at Georgetown University, Washington, DC

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 15/09/2016 12:00 AM

The Georgetown History Department seeks applications for a full-time tenure-line faculty position in imperial Russian history, at the (tenure-track) assistant professor or (tenured) associate professor rank. The successful candidate will demonstrate ability to contribute to a vibrant program at all levels, from BA to MA to Ph.D. The search is open to scholars of all […] Read More

JOB: Princess Dashkova Russian Centre Manager and Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh

JOB: Princess Dashkova Russian Centre Manager and Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 15/09/2016 12:00 AM

The School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures seeks to appoint a Manager and Research Fellow for the Princess Dashkova Russian Centre. The post will be available for three years, from 1st October 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter, with the possibility of extension dependent on funding. You will be part of the Centre’s team […] Read More

JOB: Assistant Professor in European and Russian/Post-Soviet Studies at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

JOB: Assistant Professor in European and Russian/Post-Soviet Studies at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 14/09/2016 12:00 AM

The Programs in European Studies and Russian/Post-Soviet Studies at the College of William and Mary seek applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, beginning in August 2017. We are two strong, interdisciplinary area studies programs at one of the best small public universities in the United States, and we are seeking a […] Read More

OPPORTUNITY: Wayne S. Vucinich Fellowship at Stanford University

OPPORTUNITY: Wayne S. Vucinich Fellowship at Stanford University

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 08/09/2016 12:00 AM

The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at Stanford University invites applications for the Wayne S. Vucinich Fellowship. This is a twelve-week residential fellowship to be offered in January-March 2017. The fellowship is open to scholars working on the region in any discipline. Preference will be given to scholars who have completed the […] Read More

EVENT: 1917: 100 YEARS ON – REFLECTIONS ON ART IN THE SOVIET UNION. THEN AND NOW at The Russian Bookshop, Waterstones Piccadilly, 10 October

EVENT: 1917: 100 YEARS ON – REFLECTIONS ON ART IN THE SOVIET UNION. THEN AND NOW at The Russian Bookshop, Waterstones Piccadilly, 10 October

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 05/09/2016 12:00 AM

1917: 100 YEARS ON – REFLECTIONS ON ART IN THE SOVIET UNION. THEN AND NOW ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION with IVAN LINDSAY, JOHN MILNER AND MARGY KINMONTH Monday 10th October 5.30-6.30pm At The Russian Bookshop, Waterstones, 203-206 Piccadilly, London W1J 9HD     The Russian Bookshop at Waterstones and Russian Art and Culture are delighted to present […] Read More

CONFERENCE: “The Russian Century: The Literary, Visual, and Performing Arts, 1801-1917” at Yale University, 30 September – 1 October

CONFERENCE: “The Russian Century: The Literary, Visual, and Performing Arts, 1801-1917” at Yale University, 30 September – 1 October

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 02/09/2016 12:00 AM

Since 1991, the classical Russian literature of the 19th century has gone through both eclipse and revival. Modernist and post-modernist accounts of Russian culture that came to the fore in the late 1980s have begun to give way to a reinterpretation of the nineteenth century, one that adds to the Russian classics a wider perspective […] Read More

ARTICLE: STEPPING UP THE TONE <br>Why Valery Gergiev is All Ears for a Kalmyk Beauty, by Simon Hewitt</br>

ARTICLE: STEPPING UP THE TONE
Why Valery Gergiev is All Ears for a Kalmyk Beauty, by Simon Hewitt

BY Simon Hewitt POSTED 02/09/2016 12:00 AM

TALL, SVELTE, with a mane of long black hair and a Facebook profile-photo in bikini and sunglasses, Danara Urgadulova looks every inch a movie star. Doesn’t sound like one. I had lunch with the Mariinsky’s Deputy Leader of First Violins during the orchestra’s summer sojourn at the Menuhin Festival in Gstaad. Eschewing a superstar diet, […] Read More

OPPORTUNITY: Open Call for Antarctic Biennale

OPPORTUNITY: Open Call for Antarctic Biennale

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 26/08/2016 12:00 AM

Antarctic Biennale_Calls is an international competition that enables young artists to participate in the expedition as part of the 1st Antarctic Biennale. THEME Participants of the contest shall create a unique art object representing their own vision of Antarctica. WHO CAN PARTICIPATE Artists, who are 18-35 years old as of May 01, 2017 and work […] Read More

CONFERENCE: The Role of Printed Media in Forming National Identity in Russia and Britain at Yaroslavl State University, 12-13 September

CONFERENCE: The Role of Printed Media in Forming National Identity in Russia and Britain at Yaroslavl State University, 12-13 September

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 25/08/2016 12:00 AM

Joint conference with The Cambridge Courtauld Russian Art Centre (CCRAC), Yaroslavl State University, and Moscow State University The Department of History, Yaroslavl State University, Yaroslavl, Russia Printed media was arguably the most important form of communication for progressive literature and visual arts both in Russia and Britain in the first half of the 20th century, but […] Read More

EVENT: Russian Language Centre: Open Event at Pushkin House, 24 & 27 September

EVENT: Russian Language Centre: Open Event at Pushkin House, 24 & 27 September

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 24/08/2016 12:00 AM

With more than 40 groups and over 150 individual and corporate students, RLC runs more Russian courses than any other language school in the country.  Based at the hub of Russian-related events in the capital, Pushkin House, and with a wealth of resources at their fingertips, our native speaker, highly qualified teachers are ideally placed to […] Read More

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Accessibility of Education in Eastern Partnership countries and Russia

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Accessibility of Education in Eastern Partnership countries and Russia

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 22/08/2016 12:00 AM

Deadline:  15 September 2016 Open to: participants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus Venue: 12 – 16 October 2016, Lviv, Ukraine Description The project aims to bring together the youth from all EaP countries and Russia, to analyze the experience they have in common regarding Educational system development,  in order to create a ground for […] Read More

OPPORTUNITY: Civil Society Leadership Awards 2017 – Open Society Foundation

OPPORTUNITY: Civil Society Leadership Awards 2017 – Open Society Foundation

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 17/08/2016 12:00 AM

The Civil Society Leadership Awards (CSLA) provide fully funded master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities. CSLA directly assists future leaders in countries where civil society is challenged by a deficit of democratic practice in local governance and social development. Awards are […] Read More

EVENT: Dilijan Arts Observatory, the first project by the Dilijan Art Initiative,  22 August – 11 September 2016

EVENT: Dilijan Arts Observatory, the first project by the Dilijan Art Initiative, 22 August – 11 September 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 12/08/2016 12:00 AM

Dilijan Arts Observatory, the first project by the Dilijan Art Initiative  Dilijan and neighbouring villages 22 August – 11 September  IDeA (Initiatives for Development of Armenia) Foundation and Dilijan Development Foundation (DDF) announce the launch of the Dilijan Arts Observatory, an experimental interdisciplinary think tank, which aims to develop new models for art practice and […] Read More

OPPORTUNITY: Central Asia – Azerbaijan Fellowship Program Spring 2017

OPPORTUNITY: Central Asia – Azerbaijan Fellowship Program Spring 2017

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 12/08/2016 12:00 AM

The George Washington University – Elliott School of International Affairs’ Central Asia Program (CAP) welcomes applications for its Central Asia – Azerbaijan Fellowship Program.   The Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program (CAAFP) is intended for young professionals – scholars, government officials, policy experts, human rights and political activists – who want to enhance their research and […] Read More

JOBS: Senior Lecturer in Global Cinemas and Cultures at University of Aberdeen, deadline to apply 31 August

JOBS: Senior Lecturer in Global Cinemas and Cultures at University of Aberdeen, deadline to apply 31 August

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 09/08/2016 12:00 AM

Senior Lecturer in Global Cinemas and Cultures at University of Aberdeen, King’s College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX deadline to apply 31 August  The School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture seeks to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Global Cinemas and Cultures from January 2017. The appointment will contribute teaching to the School’s undergraduate and taught postgraduate […] Read More

EVENT: New Lecture Series: ‘Social Histories of the Russian Revolution’ October 2016 – November 2017

EVENT: New Lecture Series: ‘Social Histories of the Russian Revolution’ October 2016 – November 2017

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 05/08/2016 12:00 AM

New Lecture Series: ‘Social Histories of the Russian Revolution’ Birkbeck, University of London October 2016 – November 2017 All are welcome to SOCIAL HISTORIES OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION, a monthly series of discussion meetings, timed to take place during the run-up to the centenary of Russia’s revolutions of 1917. Each discussion will be opened by historians, […] Read More

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