Russian and East European Studies

Georgian Seminar Series: The Construction of Royal/Imperial Authority in Georgia and Byzantium in the Age of Davit IV and Alexios I Komnenos, ca. 1081–1125

Thursday, 9 November, 2017 - 17:00
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College, University of Oxford

The end of the eleventh century was a turbulent period that witnessed a serious geostrategic reconfiguration of the Byzantine and Caucasian political maps.

Speaker(s): 
Sandro Nikolaishvili (Ph.D. Candidate, Central European University, Budapest)

(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

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