пятница, 1 марта 2013 г.

SLOVO: The Russian Word in Scotland

SLOVO: The Russian Word in Scotland, 13-15 March 2013

The Princess Dashkova Russian Centre at the University of Edinburgh   presents a fascinating series of academic and public events with the guest participation of award-winning Russian writers and intellectuals renowned in the homeland. It will feature an academic symposium,  evenings of readings and discussions with the writers and broadcasters  Dmitry Bykov, Marina Koroleva and Elena Fanailova and a screening of the film Short Stories with Q&A session with the director and writer Mikhail Segal.

Wednesday 13th March - An Evening with Dmitry Bykov. Presented by Svetlana Adjoubei, Director of Academia Rossica.

Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: McEwan Hall Reception Room, Bristo Square, University of  Edinburgh (entrance through Doorway 2 in the Medical Quad)
Tickets: £5 (University of Edinburgh students are admitted free on  presentation of a student card but must book a place) Dmitry Bykov has published nine novels, several collections of short   stories, three volumes of essays, eight collections of poetry and biographies of Pasternak and Bulat Okudzhava. In addition to his extensive literary work, he regularly works as a journalist, writing
essays, articles and reviews for leading Russian publications. In English and Russian with English translation.
http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/literatures-languages-cultures/dashkova/news-events/events

Thursday 14th March - International Symposium The Writer as Language Laboratory: Experiment, Reflection and Construction of Social Meaning

Time: 9:00 - 17:45
Venue: The Princess Dashkova Russian Centre, The University of Edinburgh, 14 Buccleuch Place

The symposium will bring together scholars of literary and socio-cultural linguistics, Russian writers and promoters of linguistic culture. The objective is to discuss the role of the
contemporary public literary figure as a living linguistic laboratory, with a specific focus on the writer being an agent of linguistic culture who, in particular, manufactures and calibrates social and
political values in language.


For more information and registration see:
http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/literatures-languages-cultures/dashkova/research-resources/current-research
Enquiries: Dashkova.Centre@ed.ac.uk

Thursday 14th March -  Film Screening Short Stories

Mikhail Segal presents his award-winning film Short Stories (Rasskazy) accompanied by a discussion with the scriptwriter and director.
Russian with English subtitles.
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Venue: LHC Screening Room 1.01 (First floor), The University of
Edinburgh, 14 Buccleuch Place.
Tickets: £5
http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/literatures-languages-cultures/dashkova/news-events/events

Friday 15th March - An evening with Elena Fanailova and Marina Koroleva

Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Playfair Library, Old College, the University of Edinburgh
Tickets: £5 (University of Edinburgh students are admitted free on presentation of a student card but must book a place)
Elena Fanailova is a poet and journalist. After training and working as a doctor, she moved to Moscow to Radio Liberty where she worked for  seventeen years. She has published poetry and literary reviews in a variety of journals, and has won a number of literary prizes. Marina Koroleva is a writer, scholar and journalist. In addition to working as Deputy Chief Editor of the Ekho Moskvy radio station, she has
written a play, Poplar (Topol) and a novel, Concerto Grosso (Vereshchagin). In English and Russian with English translation.
http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/literatures-languages-cultures/dashkova/news-events/events


SLOVO is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council; Centre for Russian, Central and East European Studies (CRCEES), University of  Glasgow. CRCEES is funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council   and the British Academy.  In association with Academia Rossica.

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