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Lessons from Russian Literature: In Praise of Everyday Life

Professor in Russian and Film Studies, Emma Widdis offers the latest reflection in praise of everyday life. Her most recent book is Socialist Senses: Film, Feeling and the Soviet Subject, 1917-1939 (Indiana University Press, 2017) "I had planned a term of research leave this Easter 2020. I was supposed to be in Russia...

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Maria Stepanova in Cambridge 2020

Poet, essayist and journalist Maria Stepanova in Cambridge 2020

During February and March 2020 poet, essayist and novelist Maria Stepanova will be at Cambridge University as Visiting Bye-Fellow at Selwyn College. Maria Stepanova is a poet, essayist and journalist. She has published over ten collections of poetry in Russian, and several books of essay and criticism. Her most recent...

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Memory

LECTURE SERIES 2020: POST-SOCIALIST PRESENTS: CULTURE AND SOCIETY IN RUSSIA, POLAND AND UKRAINE: MEMORY

Lecture Series 2020: Post-Socialist Presents: Culture and Society in Russia, Poland and Ukraine: MEMORY The Slavonic Studies Section has organised a series of public events focusing on aspects of contemporary culture and society across Poland, Russia and Ukraine during the academic year 2019-20. Each event features two...

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Pushkin

Their Everything. The Pushkin Cult In Comparative Perspective.

Their Everything. The Pushkin Cult In Comparative Perspective. In Russia, Pushkin is our everything, but he is not unique. Many nations are built on the cults of one or more national bards, from Virgil and Ferdowsi to Shota Rustaveli and Nguyễn Du. Most bards preside over alleged golden ages: "the Golden Age of Russian...

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LSeries

Public Lecture Series:The Post-Socialist Presents: Culture and Society in Russia, Poland and Ukraine

POST-SOCIALIST PRESENTS: CULTURE AND SOCIETY IN RUSSIA, POLAND AND UKRAINE The Department of Slavonic Studies has organised a series of public events focusing on aspects of contemporary culture and society across Poland, Russia and Ukraine during the academic year 2019-20. Each event will feature two speakers, whose talks...

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‘In memory of all who suffered and sacrificed’: a conversation with LUKE HULL, Production Designer of the HBO/Sky miniseries ‘CHERNOBYL’

Public Lecture Series: ‘In memory of all who suffered and sacrificed’: a conversation with LUKE HULL, Production Designer of the HBO/Sky miniseries ‘CHERNOBYL’

Cambridge Ukrainian Studies and the Slavonic Studies Section invite you to join us for a conversation with LUKE HULL , PRODUCTION DESIGNER of the acclaimed and award-winning HBO/Sky miniseries ‘ CHERNOBYL ’ (2019) written by Craig Mazin and directed by John Renck.

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Alumna Helena Kernan

Alumna Wins Prestigious Fellowship and Residency for Russian Translation

We are delighted to announced that our alumna Helena Kernan has won the prestigious fellowship and residency for Russian translation, awarded by London's Pushkin House. Helena was an undergraduate here from 2012-2016, studying ab initio language. Helena will have a 'translation residency' in Oxford, together with the poet...

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Ukrainer. The Movie - event cover

'Ukrainer. The Movie' (2019 film) - Twelfth Annual Festival of Ukrainian Film, day 2

Don't miss the second day of the Twelfth Annual Festival of Ukrainian Film, featuring 'Ukrainer. The Movie'.

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Mr Jones

Twelfth Annual Festival of Ukrainian Film - screening of 'Mr. Jones'

We're pleased to announce that this year's Twelfth Annual Festival of Ukrainian Film will feature the 2019 drama film 'Mr. Jones'.

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Annual Lecture in Medieval and Early Modern Slavonic Studies 2019

Fourth Annual Public Lecture in Medieval and Early Modern Slavonic Studies

Join us for the Fourth Annual Public Lecture in Medieval and Early Modern Slavonic Studies, to be delivered by Dr Petra Melichar, Prague.

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