VIII International Conference of the Study Group on Eighteenth-Century Russia (Durham)

4th-9th July 2009

Hosted by Van Mildert College, Durham University (UK)

Programme

Saturday 4 July

**Arrival and Registration**

17.15-18.45 - Panel 1: Russian Begriffsgeschichte of the Eighteenth Century
Chair: Isabel de Madariaga (London)

19.00 - Dinner

Sunday 5 July

08.15-09.15 - Breakfast

09.30-11.00 - Panel 2: Theatre
Chair: [Anthony Cross (Cambridge)]

11.00-11.30 - Coffee

11.30-13.00 - Panel 3: The Court
Chair: Erin McBurney (Columbia)

13.00-14.00 - Lunch

14.00-16.30 - Free afternoon

16.30-17.00 - Tea

17.00-18.45 - Panel 4: Society and Economy

Chair: Alexander Martin (Notre Dame)

19.00 - Dinner

Monday 6 July

08.15-09.15 - Breakfast

09.30-11.00 - Panel 5: Commerce in Eighteenth-Century Russia
Chair: [tbc]

11.00-11.30 - Coffee

11.30-13.00 - Panel 6: Obscene and Libertine Literature
Chair: [Laura Rossi (Milan)]

13.00-14.00 - Lunch

14.00-15.45 - Panel 7: Russian Literature of the Eighteenth Century
Chair: Joachim Klein (Berkeley)

15.45-16.15 - Tea

16.15-17.45 - Panel 8: Cultural Patterns of Personal Behaviour
Chair: [Viktor Zhivov (Moscow)]

18.00 - Drinks Reception, Master's House (Lakeside Room, if wet)

19.00 - Dinner

Tuesday 7 July

Excursion (Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle)

19.00 - Dinner

Wednesday 8 July

08.15-09.15 - Breakfast

09.30-11.00 - Panel 9: Russian Literature, 1703-1825
Chair: [Marcus Levitt (Southern California)]

11.00-11.30 - Coffee

11.30-13.00 - Panel 10: Clerical Discourse
Chair: Simon Dixon (UCL)

13.00-14.00 - Lunch

14.00-15.30 - Panel 11: Military and Diplomatic
Chair: Roger Bartlett (Ludlow)

15.30-16.00 - Tea

16.30-18.00 - Panel 12: Rossica
Chair: Gareth Jones

19.30 - Conference Banquet (Durham Castle)

Keynote Speaker: Isabel de Madariaga (London)

Thursday 9 July

08.15-09.15 - Breakfast

09.30-11.00 - Panel 13: Prisons and Prisoners
Chair: John Keep (Bern)

11.00-11.30 - Coffee

11.30-13.00 - Panel 14: Science and Empire in Eighteenth-Century Russia
Chair: 
Denis Shaw (Birmingham)

13.00-14.00 - Lunch

**End of Conference and Departure**