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Read more at: Slavonic Studies Taster Day

Slavonic Studies Taster Day

Nations and Cultures Academic Taster Day: Polish, Russian & Ukrainian Calling all Slavonic-curious linguists, literary critics, cultural historians and political scientists! Applications are open until 9 June , for the Cambridge University Slavonic Studies Taster Day on Wednesday 3 July. This event is followed by the...


Read more at: New Work in Slavonic Studies Lecture Series - 'The Russian Poet Who Cannot Be Seen or Heard'

New Work in Slavonic Studies Lecture Series - 'The Russian Poet Who Cannot Be Seen or Heard'

We are delighted to invite you to the final talk in the New Work in Slavonic Studies guest speaker lecture series, 'The Russian Poet Who Cannot Be Seen or Heard' with Stephanie Sandler (Harvard University). This talk will take place on Thursday 14 March at 17:15 in Winstanley Theatre, Trinity College. The performance of...


Read more at: In Memoriam: Natasha Squire (1931-2024)

In Memoriam: Natasha Squire (1931-2024)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Natasha Squire (1931-2024) at the age of 92. Natasha taught Russian in the Department of Slavonic Studies to generations of students. She was an Emeritus Fellow of Lucy Cavendish, a college which she joined in 1966, and where she served as Senior Tutor, and in many...


Read more at: Book Announcement: 'Multicultural Commonwealth: Poland-Lithuania and Its Afterlives'

Book Announcement: 'Multicultural Commonwealth: Poland-Lithuania and Its Afterlives'

We are happy to share news of the publication of ‘Multicultural Commonwealth: Poland-Lithuania and Its Afterlives’ (University of Pittsburgh Press), edited by Professor Bill and Professor Dr Simon Lewis, with contributions by Professor Bill and Dr Olenka Pevny.


Read more at: The Slavonic Studies Section presents the 'New Work in Slavonic Studies' Lecture Series 2023-24

The Slavonic Studies Section presents the 'New Work in Slavonic Studies' Lecture Series 2023-24

The Slavonic Studies Section of the University of Cambridge and the Cambridge Committee for Central and East European and Eurasian Studies (CamCCEEES) invite you to a series of guest speaker talks over the 2023-24 academic year, entitled New Work in Slavonic Studies The series aims to address urgent questions for the study...


Read more at: Rory Finnin Wins Two ASEEES Book Prizes

Rory Finnin Wins Two ASEEES Book Prizes

We are delighted to share that Professor Rory Finnin has been awarded two prestigious prizes by the Association for Slavic, East European & Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) for his book Blood of Others: Stalin's Crimean Atrocity and the Poetics of Solidarity (University of Toronto Press, 2022). These ASEEES prizes follow on from two other awards for Blood of Others announced earlier this year.


Read more at: Rory Finnin Wins Rothschild Book Prize and Ukrainian Studies Book Prize

Rory Finnin Wins Rothschild Book Prize and Ukrainian Studies Book Prize

We are very proud to share that Dr Rory Finnin has been awarded the 2023 Joseph Rothschild Prize in Nationalism and Ethnic Studies for his book 'Blood of Others: Stalin's Crimean Atrocity and the Poetics of Solidarity' . He was also awarded the 2021-22 Best Book Prize from the American Association for Ukrainian Studies for this work.


Read more at: Translating Russia's Greatest Forgotten Novelist: Nadezhda Khvoshchinskaya (1821-1889), hosted by Pushkin House
Nadezhda Khvoshchinskaya

Translating Russia's Greatest Forgotten Novelist: Nadezhda Khvoshchinskaya (1821-1889), hosted by Pushkin House

An event celebrating the 200th jubilee of one of Russia's greatest nineteenth-century novelists, Nadezhda Khvoshchinskaya (1821–1889). Organised in part by Slavonic Studies' Dr Anna Berman and hosted by Pushkin House.


Read more at: 'Narratives of the Nineteenth Century: New Directions', a cross-faculty book launch & research workshop

'Narratives of the Nineteenth Century: New Directions', a cross-faculty book launch & research workshop

We are happy to share the upcoming book launch event featuring Dr Anna Berman on Thursday 27 April, 12:45-4 pm, at Gonville & Caius College, Senior Parlour.


Read more at: Discovering Russia's Nineteenth-Century Women Writers
Cambridge Festival

Discovering Russia's Nineteenth-Century Women Writers

We are happy to share this talk by Dr Anna Berman in the upcoming Cambridge Festival on Saturday 18th March.


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