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Translations and Dialogues: The Reception of Russian Art Abroad. 25-27 October in Venice

Translations and Dialogues: The Reception of Russian Art Abroad. 25-27 October in Venice

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 19/10/2017 2:00 PM

The reception of Russian art in Europe and the United States is the subject of a three-day international conference, initiated by Silvia Burini, Director of the Centro Studi sulle Arti della Russia (CSAR) at the University Ca’ Foscari in Venice and Natasha Kurchanova, former President of the Society of Historians of East European, Eurasian, and Russian Art and Architecture, Inc. (SHERA), and co-organized by CSAR, […] Read More

Madame Gulnar and Russian Literature. Interview with scholar Türkan Olcay about First Russian Female Orientalist Olga Lebedeva.

Madame Gulnar and Russian Literature. Interview with scholar Türkan Olcay about First Russian Female Orientalist Olga Lebedeva.

BY Borimir Totev POSTED 13/10/2017 4:01 PM

In Turkey the study of literary translations of Russian literature is largely unwritten as yet – or rather – it is contained in just a few brief pages. A Bulgarian- Turkish scholar Türkan Olcay produced an extensive research on the first Russian female orientalist Olga Sergeevna Lebedeva (1854–after 1912),  who under the pseudonym ‘Gülnar’, first introduced […] Read More

“Eisenstein for the Twenty-first Century” Symposium. Call For Papers. Deadline: 1 January, 2018

“Eisenstein for the Twenty-first Century” Symposium. Call For Papers. Deadline: 1 January, 2018

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 11/10/2017 10:41 AM

Marking the 120th anniversary of Sergei Eisenstein’s birth, the international symposium Eisenstein for the Twenty-first Century, Prato, Italy, June 21-22, 2018 will examine the legacy of the revolutionary Russian director and film theorist and his continuing relevance to contemporary screen studies. Over the last two decades, our understanding of Eisenstein’s oeuvre and aims has been reshaped by publications and translations […] Read More

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Princess Olga: A Wild and Barefoot Romanov — New Memoir By HSH Olga Romanoff

Princess Olga: A Wild and Barefoot Romanov — New Memoir By HSH Olga Romanoff

BY Sophie Walker POSTED 25/09/2017 7:49 PM

After probing for 100 years into the mystery of the Romanov family and its tragic demise,  for those enthralled, Princess Olga: A Wild and Barefoot Romanov provides a rare, highly personal and evocative memoir, inviting the readers into the lives of the surviving Romanovs and members of the Russian Imperial Family. Written by HSH Princess […] Read More

Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine by Anne Applebaum, 28 September

Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine by Anne Applebaum, 28 September

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 21/09/2017 9:08 AM

This book describes the famine, engineered by Stalin in 1932-33, that was meant to destroy Ukraine. It begins in 1917, with the Ukrainian revolution and the Ukrainian national movement that challenged Bolshevik rule. It ends in the present, with a discussion of the ongoing politics of memory in Ukraine. Published at a moment when Russia […] Read More

DASH CAFÉ: ON MEYERHOLD, 27 September

DASH CAFÉ: ON MEYERHOLD, 27 September

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 19/09/2017 2:55 PM

An evening of conversation celebrating the life, work and exceptional influence of Russian theatre director, actor and producer Vsevolod Meyerhold. When the Bolsheviks took power in Russia in October 1917 the young theatre director was the radical, star pupil of the great Stanislavski. Meyerhold’s productions were shaking up classical theatres and his plans for actor […] Read More

SHADOWMEMORY, A Special Project of the Fourth Industrial Ural Biennial in Yekaterinburg, 14 September – 12 November

SHADOWMEMORY, A Special Project of the Fourth Industrial Ural Biennial in Yekaterinburg, 14 September – 12 November

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 13/09/2017 9:21 AM

ShadowMemory is a new digital art project launched by the GRAD Gallery, which is to be premiered at the Forth Industrial Ural Biennial, which marks the launch of GRAD’s new commissions programme showcasing artists’ visions both in the UK and internationally. ShadowMemory, curated by Katya Sivers and Elena Sudakova, explores new territories for contemporary art, […] Read More

Conference. Art and Ideology. 100 years Since the October Revolution, Athens, Panteion University, 3-4 November

Conference. Art and Ideology. 100 years Since the October Revolution, Athens, Panteion University, 3-4 November

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 01/09/2017 3:00 PM

The October Revolution is a landmark both in the history of Russia and whole world history of the 20th century. The span between 1917 and  2017 is a good reason for reflection upon and critical reading of the past, while major questions arise about the present. Why is the Russian Revolution still relevant for us? How can […] Read More

Talk by Andrew Spira: KUZMA PETROV-VODKIN AND THE REVOLUTION, Pushkin House, 12 September

Talk by Andrew Spira: KUZMA PETROV-VODKIN AND THE REVOLUTION, Pushkin House, 12 September

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 29/08/2017 12:58 AM

Andrew Spira explores the work of the painter Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin on whom earlier this year he gave a talk for the Royal Academy Exhibition ‘Revolution: Russian Art 1917-1932.’ Andrew is an independent art historian,  writer and curator.  His book ‘The Avant-Garde Icon: Russian Avant-Garde Art and the Icon Painting Tradition’ was published in 2008. The […] Read More

Representing Revolution: the Challenges of Commemoration. Interview with Russkaya Capella. Part II

Representing Revolution: the Challenges of Commemoration. Interview with Russkaya Capella. Part II

BY Ashley Holdsworth POSTED 28/07/2017 11:40 AM

We continue the publication of interview with Svetlana Zvereva. Svetlana Zvereva is co-Musical Director of Russkaya Cappella, a chamber choir based in Glasgow and specialising in Russian Orthodox liturgical music, folk song and art song. Russkaya Cappella produced a season of concerts in June 2017, Music from the Time of the Earthquake, which featured recently […] Read More

Finding Kastalsky. Interview with Co-Founders of Russkaya Capella Svetlana Zvereva and Stuart Campbell

Finding Kastalsky. Interview with Co-Founders of Russkaya Capella Svetlana Zvereva and Stuart Campbell

BY Ashley Holdsworth POSTED 21/07/2017 3:59 PM

In June 2017 a rare piece by Alexander Kastalsky, Requiem for Fallen Brothers, which had laid forgotten for many decades, was performed by Russkaya Capella in Glasgow. The choral work was composed in 1917. The Russkaya Cappella is a unique musical Russian-British collaboration, a mixed chamber choir with a wide repertoire drawn from Russia’s rich musical heritage, sadly unfamiliar […] Read More

BALLET-OPERA: Liturgie by Spectra Ensemble at Robin Howard Dance Theatre, The Place, 25 July

BALLET-OPERA: Liturgie by Spectra Ensemble at Robin Howard Dance Theatre, The Place, 25 July

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 18/07/2017 9:00 AM

Ballet-opera Liturgie was first conceived by Diaghilev and his Ballets Russes collaborators while carousing with the Italian Futurists and Igor Stravinsky. First formed in Paris in 1909, the Ballets Russes cultivated an international reputation that attracted stellar collaborations between figures across the worlds of dance, music, design and fashion: from Coco Chanel and Jean Cocteau […] Read More

JUNE DIARY. By Simon Hewitt

JUNE DIARY. By Simon Hewitt

BY Simon Hewitt POSTED 07/07/2017 1:30 PM

Our International Editor Simon Hewitt looks back on four events with a Russian flavour from a busy first month of Summer   SET FAIR FOR VILNIUS Vilnius, just 20 miles from the Belarus border, may seem an unlikely place for an international art fair and, when ART VILNIUS was first staged in 2009, Vilnius was […] Read More

ART TRIP OF A LIFETIME. RA+C six-day Russian Contemporary Art Tour, 14-20 September

ART TRIP OF A LIFETIME. RA+C six-day Russian Contemporary Art Tour, 14-20 September

BY Simon Hewitt POSTED 07/07/2017 9:00 AM

Our International  Editor Simon Hewitt presents the exclusive RA+C six-day Russian Contemporary Art Tour that will take place 14-20 September 2017 My friend William MacDougall likes to say that Russian Contemporary Art offers the best value for money to be had in the saleroom. I couldn’t agree more. The biggest problem is that so few […] Read More

Call for Papers on Revolutionary Dostoevsky: Rethinking Radicalism Conference at UCL, Until 4 August

Call for Papers on Revolutionary Dostoevsky: Rethinking Radicalism Conference at UCL, Until 4 August

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 06/07/2017 10:36 AM

Convenor: Sarah J Young Deadline for abstracts: 4 August 2017 From Notes from Underground to The Brothers Karamazov, Dostoevsky’s work confronts the consequences of the socialist and materialist ideologies that were taking hold in Russia and beyond, and seeks alternatives in forms of spiritual renewal and ethical action that – however reactionary some of his later publicistic writing […] Read More

RUSSIAN CONTEMPORARY ART TOUR. 14-20 SEPTEMBER 2017

RUSSIAN CONTEMPORARY ART TOUR. 14-20 SEPTEMBER 2017

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 04/07/2017 9:00 AM

THE RUSSIAN ART + CULTURE RUSSIAN CONTEMPORARY ART TOUR 2017 MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL BIENNALE & URALS INDUSTRIAL BIENNALE (EKATERINBURG) 14-20 SEPTEMBER 2017 Join Russian Art + Culture’s exclusive Contemporary Art Tour this September!   Our six-night guided tour features: opening of 7th Moscow Biennale at the Manezh, plus visits to satellite shows and collectors two nights […] Read More

Design and the Russian Revolution: Alice Rawsthorn, British Library, 27 JUNE

Design and the Russian Revolution: Alice Rawsthorn, British Library, 27 JUNE

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 21/06/2017 9:30 AM

Alice Rawsthorn discusses the initial impact and enduring influence of the Russian Revolution on design, architecture and fashion: from the role of the Constructivist artist and designer László Moholy-Nagy in revitalising the Bauhaus in the mid-1920s to the recent emergence of a new wave of social and humanitarian designers. Alice Rawsthorn writes about design in […] Read More

Russian Revolution: Unearthing a Jewish History, British Library, 27 JUNE

Russian Revolution: Unearthing a Jewish History, British Library, 27 JUNE

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 20/06/2017 6:49 PM

Before the live performances in the Entrance Hall at 17.00, Michael Berkowitz, Professor of Modern Jewish History, UCL, gives a keynote address about Jews and the Revolution entitled Anarchism, Jews — and photography? Opposition and alternatives to Bolshevism. He is joined by Stephen Muir, Lisa Peschel and Simo Muir to discuss the work of Performing […] Read More

Culture and Revolution III: Literature and Drama, British Library, 22 JUNE

Culture and Revolution III: Literature and Drama, British Library, 22 JUNE

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 19/06/2017 7:00 PM

The Russian Revolution heralded an explosion in artistic creation and expression. In the third of four illustrated lectures on the Russian avant-garde, Rosamund Bartlett explores the impact and influence of the events of 1917 on literature and drama. Rosamund Bartlett is a leading authority on the cultural history of Russia. Best known for her acclaimed […] Read More

An Evening with Edward Radzinsky in London: Hovering over the Abyss, 16 May

An Evening with Edward Radzinsky in London: Hovering over the Abyss, 16 May

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 09/05/2017 11:37 AM

A well-known in Russia writer and historian Edward Radzinsky will be giving a talk in London on 16th May and will invite the listeners to go over the pivotal events in the Russian history, step by step,  all over again. It is not just an academic lecture — it is some kind of a meditation on […] Read More

The Iconic and the Archival: Images and Russian Memory of World War Two. QMUL, 10 May

The Iconic and the Archival: Images and Russian Memory of World War Two. QMUL, 10 May

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 05/05/2017 6:13 PM

There will be a one-day conference a conference on 10 May, entitled: ‘The Iconic and the Archival: Images and Russian Memory of World War Two.’ It will be held in QMUL Arts One, G. 19 starting at 9.30 am. Below is the programme of the conference. 9.50 — Introductory Remarks — Dr Jeremy Hicks, QMUL Panel […] Read More

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

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

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

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 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: 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: 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

BALLET-OPERA: Liturgie by Spectra Ensemble at By Other Means Gallery, 15 – 17 December

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 24/10/2016 12:00 AM

SPECTRA ENSEMBLE LITURGIE a ballet-opera in seven scenes by Diaghilev, Massine, Goncharova and Larionov (1915) reinvented by Stinton, Chappell, Jetzer, Muir and McGarrigle (2016) Thursday 15 – Saturday 17 December 2016 at By Other Means Gallery Unit 11, 38-40 Upper Clapton Road, London, E5 8BQ   ABOUT THE SHOW Ballet-opera Liturgie was first conceived by […] 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

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