News, Events & Announcements Archive
January - June 2019
9-11 June 2019
Dr Konstantin Zamyatin presents paper ‘A “Voluntary-Compulsory Choice”: The Teaching of Minority Languages in Russia’, Fourth Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies: Communities in Flux: Rethinking Sovereignty and Identity in an Era of Change, Johan Skytte Institute of Political Science, Tartu University, Estonia.
4-7 June 2019
Dr Konstantin Zamyatin presents paper ‘Policy Formation in the Finno-Ugric Republics of Russia in the Post-Soviet Period: Problems, Ideologies, Compromises’ at the All-Russia Finno-Ugrist conference: The Finno-Ugric World in a Polyethnic Space of Russia: Cultural Heritage and New Challenges, Udmurt State University, Izhevsk, Russia.
13 May 2019
8 May 2019
Dr Elena Ostrovskaya (Higher School of Economics, Moscow), The Mystery of The Red Earth: Harold Heslop, Soviet Literary Institutions, and World Literature (Elvet Riverside I, A29, 5pm).
2-4 May 2019
26 April 2019
Dr Guzel Yusupova presents on ‘Social Media and Oppositional Coordination of Russian Ethnic Minorities’ at the British Sociology Association (BSA) 2019 Annual Conference, Glasgow (24-26 April 2019).
24-25 April 2019
Dr Guzel Yusupova presents on 'How Digital Media Change Nationalism?' at the 29th Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN) Annual Conference, Edinburgh (24-25 April 2019).
23-27 April 2019
Dr Konstantin Zamyatin presents paper ‘Policy Formation in the Finno-Ugric Republics of Russia in the Post-Soviet Period: Problems, Ideologies, Compromises’ at the International Finno-Ugrist Students Conference IFUSCO,University of Vienna, Austria.
12-14 April 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
28-29 March 2019
Transnational and Diasporic Russophone Media in the UK and Beyond workshop, Princess Dashkova Centre, Edinburgh University; includes Famil Ismailov (BBC Russian Service), 'The Russian-Speaking International Media Today: Challenges and Dilemmas' (Project Room 1.06, 50 George Square, Edinburgh, 28 March 2019, 6.30pm).
25 March 2019
19 March 2019
14-15 March 2019
Nationalism, Ethnicity and Cultural Diversity in the Digital Age, Durham University.
14 March 2019
7 March 2019
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. See abstracts.
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
18 February 2019
24 January 2019
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).