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Gender agreement in heritage languages: Agreement Puzzles in Monolingual Grammar and Beyond

Professor Maria Polinsky will give a talk on her research on heritage Russian (“Heritage” language is a language learned at home, but without input from the social environment, as often occurs in situations with children of immigrants). The goal of this talk is twofold; Professor Polinsky will firstly present and analyse...

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The CUS Conversation Series: Conversation with Nina Jankowicz

Join Cambridge Ukrainian Studies for an online conversation with Nina Jankowicz, who tackles Russian disinformation in her new book ‘How to Lose the Information War: Russia, Fake News, and the Future of Conflict (2020). Please join the conversation on 24th November 2020 at 18:00 (GMT) Register in advance at: https://zoom...

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The CUS Conversation series: Conversation with Yurii Andrukhovych

The CUS Conversation-webinar series: Conversation with Yurii Andrukhovych, Ukraine's leading postmodern prose writer, poet & essayist. Yurii will discuss the creative process of being an author in the context of the constant endings and endless beginnings that mark contemporary life in Ukraine, Europe and the world. He...

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The CUS Conversation series: Conversation with Ambassadors Melinda Simmons and Vadym Prystaiko

On Wednesday 28 October 2020 (17:00 | GMT) you are cordially invited to join the Cambridge Ukrainian Studies conversation with Melinda Simmons, British Ambassador to Ukraine, and Vadym Prystaiko, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United Kingdom . The online conversation is free and open to the public. Registration is required...

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CamCREES/Slavonic Studies presents: Anarchism in Russia

The exciting public seminar series hosted by CamCREES / Slavonic Studies resumes in 2020-21 with an online presentation by Ania Aizman (University of Michigan) and Maria Rakhmaninova (St. Petersburg University of the Humanities and Social Sciences) on Anarchist Russia , on Tuesday 20 October at 17:30 . The event is open to...

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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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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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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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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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