55th Annual Meeting of the Study Group on Eighteenth-Century Russia

High Leigh Conference Centre, Hoddesdon, 3-5 January 2014

Friday 3 January

1700-1830 Alexei Evstratov (University of Oxford): What did it mean to be a foreigner? Social Conflicts and Cultural Strategies in the late Eighteenth-early Nineteenth Centuries

Saturday 4 January

0930-1100 Joachim Klein (Leiden University): Praising the Emperor: Panegyric Poetry and Russian Absolutism

1130-1300 Elena Marassinova (Russian Academy of Sciences):

The Notion of Political Death in Eighteenth-Century Russia

1630-1730 Tatjana Trautmann (University of Kiel): Foreign Diplomats' Accounts of the Reign of the Russian Emperor Peter III

1730-1830 Alexander Iosad (Cantemir Institute, University of Oxford): 'Our naked bloodletter': Competing Views of Natural Knowledge between Peter I and Catherine II

2000-2100 Business Meeting

Sunday 5 January

0930-1100 Simon Werrett (University College London): Science on Display in Eighteenth-century Russia

1130-1300 Julia Herzberg (University of Freiburg): A Cold Empire: Taming Frost in the Eighteenth Century

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