II International Conference of the Study Group on Eighteenth-Century Russia (Norwich)

Held at the University of East Anglia, Norwich
17rd-22nd July 1981

Norwich 1981 - Conference Flyer

Friday 17 July

16.00 - Tea

17.00 - Opening ceremony

17.15 - Lecture by Paul Dukes (University of Aberdeen): 'How the Eighteenth Century Began'

19.00 - Dinner

20.00 - Formal Opening by the Rt. Hon. the Lord Henniker, KCMG, CVO, MG of the Exhibition 'The 1780s: Russians under Western Eyes'

Saturday 18 July

09.30-12.30 - Panel I: Printing, Publishing & Journalism
Chair: W. G. Jones (UCW, Bangor)
Discussant: Gary Marker (SUNY)

12.30 - Lunch

14.00-16.30 - Panel II: Ideas
Chair: K. Papmehl (University of Western Ontario)
Discussant: Isabel de Madariaga (SSEES, London)

16.30 - Tea

17.00 - Lecture by Isabel de Madariaga (SSEES, London): 'Catherine & the philosophes'

18.15 - Lecture by V. D. Levin (Hebrew University, Jersualem): 'Iazyk literatury i russkii literaturnyi iazyk vo vtoroi polovine XVIII veka'

19.30 - Dinner

Sunday 19 July

09.30 - Departure for Norfolk Tour

10.30 - Arrival at Holkham Hall, home of the Earls of Leicester

12.30 - Beach picnic

14.30 - Arrival at Beeston Hall, home of Sir Ronald Preston, 7th Baronet

16.00 - Tea at Beeston Hall

19.30 - Dinner

Monday 20 July

09.30-12.30 - Panel III: Literature
Chair: G. S. Smith (Liverpool)
Discussant: G. S. Smith (Liverpool)

12.45 - Lunch

14.00 - Panel IV: Transactions with the West
Chair: P. Longworth (London)
Discussant: M. Katz (University of Alberta)

16.30 - Tea

17.15 - Lecture by I. Z. Serman (Kennan Institute, Washington): 'Sopostavlenie Rossiia - Zapad'

19.00 - Dinner

20.00 - Concert by the Bridewell Consort (dir. Malcolm Ecclestone)

Tuesday 21 July

09.30-12.30 - Panel V: The Armed Forces, Government & Society
Chair: J. Keep (University of Toronto)
Discussant: H. Ragsdale (University of Alabama)

12.45 - Lunch

14.00-16.30 - Panel VI: Commerce & Industry
Chair: P. Dukes (Aberdeen)
Discussant: G. Jackson (Strathclyde)

17.15 - Lecture by Helmut Grasshoff (Academy of Sciences, Berlin): 'The Reception of Russian Literature in Eighteenth-Century Germany'

19-15 - Conference Photograph (click below for larger photo):

Norwich 1981 - Conference Participants

19.30 - Sherry Reception, hosted by University of East Anglia

20.00 - Conference Banquet