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Cambridge Commitee for Russian and East European Studies (CamCREES)


CamCREES events 2013-14


Over the course of the 2013-14 academic year, CamCREES organised a series of seminars and gatherings oriented on the theme of 'New Interdisciplinary Approaches'. Our Michaelmas 2013 programme, generously supported by a grant from CEELBAS, focused on trends old and new in the study of nineteenth-century Russian literature. Our Lent 2014 programme featured a series of informal roundtables on research across languages and disciplines as well as public lectures on Islamic militancy in Central Asia and on the poetry of Taras Shevchenko, whose bicentennial was celebrated in 2013-14.


Tuesday 4 March 2014

Peter Fedynsky (Translator / Journalist)
"Translating Shevchenko's Kobzar

Tuesday 18 February 2014

Gruia Badescu, Elena Tchougounova-Paulson, Tanya Zaharchenko (Cambridge)
"Dovzhenko / Manchevski: Silence, Speech and the Gaze"
A Panel Discussion on Two Filmmakers across Contexts

Tuesday 4 February 2014

Mette High (Edinburgh); Caroline Humphrey, Tatiana Safonova, Istvan Santha, Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov (Cambridge)
"Anthopology in the Russian Language"
A Panel Discussion on the Challenges and Opportunities of Interlingual Translation

Tuesday 21 January 2014

Hamid Ismailov (BBC World's Writer in Residence)
"A Poet and Bin Laden, or Islamic Militancy in Central Asia and Afghanistan"

Tuesday 3 December 2013

Rosamund Bartlett (Oxford)
"Tolstoy, Chekhov, and the Music of Russian Prose"

Monday, 2 December 2013

"Film, Conflict and Representation: Perspectives from the Balkans"
An Evening with Award-Winning Filmmaker Milcho Manchevski

Organised by a CamCREES Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Working Group (MML/Architecture)

Tuesday 12 November 2013

Robin Feuer Miller (Brandeis/Oxford)
"Tolstoy's 'About Mushrooms'"

Tuesday 29 October 2013

Connor Doak (Bristol)
"Of Men and Their Demons: Masculinity in Dostoevskii's Besy"

Tuesday 15 October 2013

Valeria Sobol (Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
"The Gothic and Colonial Mimicry in Antony Pogorelsky's Monastyrka"

Friday 11 October 2013

CamCREES Networking Party
All undergraduate and postgraduate students and staff welcome