51st Annual Meeting of the Study Group on Eighteenth-Century Russia
High Leigh Conference Centre, Hoddesdon, 4-6 January 2010
Monday 4 January
1700-1830 Rob Collis (Sheffield): 'Stars Rule Over People, but God Rules Over the Stars': The Astrological Worldview of Boris Kurakin (1676-1727)
Tuesday 5 January
0930-1030 Galina Babkova (RGGU, Moscow): Public crimes in Catherine II's Penal Code and Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England: The Problem of Transfer
1100-1300 Researching Eighteenth-Century Russia: A Roundtable Presentation
- Ekaterina Gerasimova (Archivist, Russian State Archives, St. Petersburg—Fulbright Fellow, NY Public Library)
- Kristen Regina (Librarian, Hillwood Museum and Gardens, Washington DC)
- Katya Rogatchevskaia (Curator of Russian Collections, The British Library)
1630-1800 Gary Marker (SUNY, New York): 'Love One's Enemies': Ioasaf Krokovs'kyi's Advice to Peter in 1702
Wednesday 6 January
0930-1100 Kirill Ospovat (Moscow/London): The Social Fashioning of an Intellectual in Eighteenth-Century Russia: Towards a Biography of Mikhail Lomonosov
1130-1300 Bianca Sulpasso (Rome): On the Borderline between Literature and быт: A Satire on the Old Believers in the Cycle of Adam Olsuf’ev
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