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Past Events from 2013 - 2014

RSS Alumni event on the 26 October 2013

Date
26 October 2013
Description
Russian and Slavonic Studies - Alumni Event on Saturday October 26th 2013 in the Portland Building. Find out all about our interesting programme here!

Dr Monica White Relics and the Forging of Christian Identity

Date
29 October 2013
Description
Dr Monica White 'Relics and the Forging of Christian Identity in Pre-Mongol Rus'

Prof Robin Feuer Miller Tolstoy's About Mushrooms

Date
13 November 2013
Description
Prof Robin Feuer Miller (Brandeis University), 'Tolstoy's about Mushrooms'

Propaganda online

Date
14 November 2013
Description
Lunchtime talk: Propaganda Online Soviet War Posters, 1943-1945

Fiction as Testimony

Date
25 November 2013
Description
Fiction as Testimony: Representations of the First World War in Serbian Modernism

Dunja Dusanic: Fiction as Testimony - Representations of the First World War in Serbian Modernism

Date
25 November 2013
Description
Russian and Slavonic Studies: Postgraduate Work-in-Progress Series 2013-14

Prof Yuri Leving Nabokov Playboy and the America of the 1960s

Date
27 November 2013
Description
Professor Yuri Leving (Dalhousie University), 'Nabokov, "Playboy," and the America of the 1960s'

Benjamin Taylor "Back to the beach: Vladimir Nabokov's images of the ideal"

Date
11 December 2013
Description
Benjamin Taylor at Nottingham University on 11 December 2013

Vladimir Nabokov's Extra-Textual Revisions

Date
20 January 2014
Description
Vladimir Nabokov's Extra-Textual Revisions

Exhibition: Chekhoviana

Date
24 January - 05 May 2014
Description
This exhibition draws on marketing materials from the University of Nottingham's Manuscripts and Special Collections. 90 or so years of British production of Chekhov's plays is traced though theatre programmes, posters and flyers. This history also illustrates how British theatre programmes themselves have changed in the period.

Dr Kenneth Morrison Politics and Religion

Date
04 February 2014
Description
Dr Kenneth Morrison (De Montfort University), 'Politics and Religion in Post-Yugoslav Sandzak'

Kornelija Ajlec Relations between Yugoslav Refugees and UNRRA

Date
10 February 2014
Description
Relations between Yugoslav Refugees and UNRRA in Egypt during Second World War

Research Seminar: Dr Emily Finer (University of St Andrews)

Date
21 February 2014
Description
Dr Emily Finer (University of St Andrews) talks about - Poet, chudak, mechtatel'? Charles Dickens in Soviet poetry.

Workshop: Re-makes in Russian Culture

Date
22 February 2014
Description
This workshop discusses the performance, dissemination and marketing of the Russian past. Panel topics are: Re-imagining Russia for a British audience, Performance as Re-make, Re-imaginings in Literary and Audio-visual Culture.

Literary Evening: Katja Perat

Date
26 February 2014
Description
a Slovene poet whose first collection of poetry, Najboljši so padli (The Best Have Fallen), is published by Beletrina Academic Press and won an award for the best debut of 2011. Students of Slovene in the Department have translated her poems for this occasion.

Prof James Muckle Research into Pioneers of Russian Teaching

Date
03 March 2014
Description
Honorary Professor James Muckle (University of Nottingham), 'Research into Pioneers of Russian Teaching'

Anna Hurina (Durham University) From Work to Leisure

Date
17 March 2014
Description
From Work to Leisure: Shifting the Vision of Cities in the Films of the Thaw

Research seminar: Dr Marija Grujic

Date
18 March 2014
Description
Nation Building through Popular Music Representations: Women in Turbo-Folk Scene in Post-Socialist Serbia

Research seminar: Dr Marko Stabej

Date
19 March 2014
Description
Language Ideology in the Slovene Language Community

Chekhov without the Chekhoviana

Date
20 March 2014
Description
A performance-lecture, presented by Cynthia Marsh with Theatre Matters. Find out more!

Translating Tolstoy

Date
02 April 2014
Description
Rosamund Bartlett talks about 'Translating Tolstoy

Mother Courage and Political Pragmatism

Date
07 April 2014
Description
Sovietizing Brecht during the Cold War - Jesse Gardiner

How the British fell in love with Chekhov and his plays

Date
08 April 2014
Description
From Bathos to Pathos - Rosamund Bartlett talks about how the British fell in love with Chekhov and his plays

Symposium: War and Peace in the Life of Language

Date
25 - 26 April 2014
Description
A Symposium on the Role of Extra- and Intralinguistic Conflicts in the Development of Language Theory and Practice

Catherine Sykes Constructing Bodies in the Christian Culture of Pre-Mongol Rus

Date
19 May 2014
Description
Constructing Bodies in the Christian Culture of Pre-Mongol Rus

Work in Progresspaper: Jill Warren

Date
02 June 2014
Description
Jill Warren talks at Nottingham on 2 June 2014

Russian Theatre : The Naked King by E. Shvarts

Date
10 - 12 June 2014
Description
The Russian Theatre Group is staging Evgeny Shvarts' satirical fairy-tale play The Naked King on 10, 11 and 12 June 2014
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