Russian and East European Studies

(Post)socialisms in a Global Context

Thursday, 2 November, 2017 - 15:30
School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, 43 Banbury Road, Seminar room on the lower level

DPhil student Nikolay Erofeev from the Department of History will present a paper entitled "Agrocities: the Soviet state-led project for urbanisation of the countryside and its post-socialist transformation." Please see the abstract

Speaker(s): 
Nikolay Erofeev, Department of History (University of Oxford)

From Leningrad to Leninfall: The Geopolitics of Soviet Monuments 100 Years since the Russian Revolution

Friday, 27 October, 2017 -
14:00 to 16:00
Seminar Room G, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, Oxford

100 years on from the October Revolution, monumental propaganda in the form of statues, monuments, architectural ensembles, and decorative detail retains the memory of Soviet rule in former republics of the USSR and the Eastern bloc states.

Speaker(s): 
Myroslava Hartmond, CIS Research Associate

Georgian Seminar Series: The Image of ‘Animated’ Mountains in Medieval Georgian Paintings

Thursday, 26 October, 2017 - 17:00
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College, University of Oxford

Please note there has been a change to the schedule for next week's Georgian Studies Programme Seminar series. 

We will be welcoming Dr Ekaterine Gedevanishvili from the Chubinashvili National Research Centre of Art History and Heritage Preservation.

Speaker(s): 
Dr Ekaterine Gedevanishvili

Between Russia and Europe: Homophobic Politics and LGBT Activism in Eurasia, Prof Dan Healey

REES will host a new project exploring political homophobia and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender – LGBT - communities in the countries of the former Soviet Union. ‘Between Russia and Europe: Homophobic Politics and LGBT Activism in Eurasia’ will bring together global scholars and activists from the former Soviet Union to discuss in comparative and transnational perspectives the historical origins, and contemporary politics of homophobia in the region.

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