Russian History Workshop
The Russian History Seminar series, directed in conjunction with Professor Eric Lohr of American University is co-ordinated for 2012-2013 by Michael David-Fox, email@example.com. The seminars are held in ICC 662 on selected Friday afternoons at 5 pm. Light refreshments are served. Anyone wishing to participate or receive notifications of events should email Professor Michael David-Fox to be added to the listserve.
Seminar Schedule 2012-2013
21 September 2012, Mayhill Fowler, University of Toronto
"The Turbins in Moscow: Center-Periphery Dynamics in Soviet Culture"
19 Oct 2012, Alexander Martin, University of Notre Dame
"Constructing a New Life in an Age of Revolution: The German-Russian Odyssey of the Actor, Freemason, Merchant, and Pastor J.A. Rosenstrauch, 1768-1835"
2 November 2012, Steve Bittner, Sonoma State University
"American Roots, European Varietals, Russian Science: The Great Wine Blight in Bessarabia"
30 November 2012, Katerina Clark, Yale University
"Soviet-Indian Cultural Relations and India in the Soviet CUltural Imagination, 1920s and 1930s"
18 January 2013, Peter Holquist, University of Pennsylvania
"Fedor Martens, 1845-1909, and the Crystallization of international law in Imperial Russia
8 February 2013, Jeffrey Brooks, Johns Hopkins University
"The Early Chekhov: Master of Popular Realism"
29 March 2013, Robert Geraci, University of Virginia
to discuss his book Imperial Bazaar: Ethno-National Dimensions of Commerce in Russian Eurasia
12 April 2013, Galin Tihanov, School of Languages Linguistics and Film, Queen Mary University of London
"Thinking World Literature: Stalinism Into the Thaw and Early Stagnation"
25-27 April 2013, Conference
The Soviet Gulag: New Research and New Interpretations
3 May 2013, Catriona Kelly, New College, Oxford University
"St. Petersburg: Shadows of the Past"
THIS SEMINAR WILL BE HELD IN ICC 462!!
10 May 2013, Adrienne Edgar, University of California Santa Barbara
"Ethnos, Nationality, and the Soviet People: Intermarriage in Brezhnev-Era Central Asia"
16 Sep 2011 Mie Nakachi, Hokkaido University, "Replacing the Dead: The Politics ofReproduction and Demography in the Postwar Soviet Union"
7 Oct 2011 Valerie Kivelson, University of Michigan, "Mapping Magic: The Sites of Witchcraft in 17th century Russia"
4 Nov 2011 Golfo Alexopoulos, University of Southern Florida, "Rethinking the ‘Sewage-Disposal System’: Health Care in Stalin's Gulag.”
2 Dec 2011 Tarik Amar, Columbia University, "Diiferent but the Same, or the Same but Different: The Re-Making of Public Memory in Post-Soviet Lviv"
20 Jan 2012 David Goldfrank, Georgetown University, "Litigious, Pedagogical, Redemptive, Deadly: Iosef Volotskii's Calculated Insults"
10 Feb 2012 Jeffrey Veidlinger, Indiana University, "In the shadow fo the Shtetl: Jewish Memory in Eastern Europe"
17 Feb 2012 Marlene Laruelle, George Washington University, Sarah Fainberg, Georgetown University, and Celine Marange, "The Dark Side of the Friendship of Peoples"
13 April 2012 Sarah Cameron, research scholar at Kennan Institute, draft chapter from The Hungry Steppe: Mass Violence, Famine & Making of Soviet Kazakhstan.
27 April 2012 Lev Lurie, "Capitalism Came to Russia: 19th Century Petersburg as the Crucible of New Developments"
11 May 2012 Mikail Mamedov, "Korikos, the Crown Prince of Armenia, or, the Story of an Impostor"
GIGH Russian History Seminar Series
Michael David-Fox, Georgetown firstname.lastname@example.org
and Eric Lohr, American University email@example.com)
For more information please visit http://dcrussianhistory.
2012-2013 Schedule to be posted in August 2012
- There are no upcoming events scheduled at this time.