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Durham University

Open World Research Initiative (OWRI)

News, Events & Announcements Archive

January - June 2019

12-13 April 2019

Dr Polina Kliuchnikova presents paper 'Talking to the City: Post-Soviet Migrants in Russia's Urban Spaces on their Attachment to and Communication with the City' at the 'Multilingual Urban Space: Policy, Identity, Education' international conference at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow.

29-30 March 2019

Dr Konstantin Zamyatin presents paper 'The Teaching of Minority Languages in Russia' in the 2019 Annual Soyuz Symposium, University of Pittsburgh.

14-15 March 2019

Nationalism, Ethnicity and Cultural Diversity in the Digital Age, Durham University.

28 February 2019

Dr Polina Kliuchnikova presents paper 'The "Russian Word": Power and Potentiality in Russian Language Provision in Dushanbe' at 'Urban Multilingualism in Contemporary Moscow and Dushanbe' workshop at the Princess Dashkova Centre, Edinburgh University.

26 February 2019

Negotiating Identities in Post-Soviet Settings: Between Prescriptions and Personal Interpretations (Language & Identity in Post-Soviet Spaces Seminar), Elvet Riverside I, A29, 2-5pm. Download poster and programme.

20 February 2019

Dr Guzel Yusupova and Professor Andy Byford present on 'Policy Paper as Mode of Assessment' in the MLAC Work in Progress Seminars, ER141, 12 noon-1pm.

17 January 2019

Dr Abir Hamdar presents on her Performing Cancer project at the Exploring the Borderlands: Between Performance Arts, Political Theatre and Academic Research conference, University of Birmingham, 17-18 January 2019.

16 January - 6 March 2019

Dr Guzel Yusupova offers a special, OWRI-affiliated and cross-departmental, eight-week seminar course Nation-building and Identity Politics in Contemporary Russia: Policy Analysis (Wednesdays, 2-4pm, Durham University).