[EN] В Университете Эдинбурга пройдет конференция «Просвещенный русский: русскоязычное общество в эпоху Екатерины Великой»

Enlightened Russian: The Russian Language Society in The Age of Catherine The Great, 30 August — 1 September 2012.

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«Просвещенный русский: русскоязычное общество в эпоху Екатерины Великой»

The Princess Dashkova Russian Centre, University of Edinburgh,
Conference Room, 14 Buccleuch Place,
30 August — 1 September 2012.

Coinciding with the 2012 Catherine the Great Exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland, this 3-day conference will revolve around the socio-cultural shifts in the Russian language brought about by exposure to Enlightenment thinking.

The symposium programme and registration form for non-presenting participants is now available from:



National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street
18.30-19:30 public lecture: Professor Anthony Cross (Cambridge University) ‘Scots in Catherine’s Russia’.

The Princess Dashkova Russian Centre, The University of Edinburgh

9.30-10.00 Registration

Plenary Session I:

10.00-11:00 Keynote Speaker: Professor Derek Offord (Bristol University)
11.00-11.30 Coffee Break
11.30-12.00 Vladislav Rjeoutski and Jessica Tipton (Bristol University)
Code-switching in the Russian nobility: French and Russian
12.00-12.30 Andrej S. Riazhev (Togliatti, Russia)
Le fanatisme and l’enthousiasme: French words and Russian conceptions in the religious policy of the «enlightened absolutism» of Catherine II
12.30-13.00 Olga Solodyankina (Cherepovets State University)
France, its language and people in the memoirs of Prince Ivan Dolgorukov
13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.30-17.00 Catherine the Great Exhibition. National Museum of Scotland.
19.30 conference dinner

1 SEPTEMBER The Princess Dashkova Russian Centre, The University of Edinburgh

Plenary Session II:

10:00-10:30 Jessica Tipton (Bristol University) Princess Dashkova and the Different Languages in her Life: a Multilingual Russian
10.30-11.00 Michelle Lamarche Marrese (Muenster University)
“Rummaging for Russia”: Multilingualism and National Identity in the Life of Princess Dashkova
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:00 Thomas Rosén (Uppsala University, Sweden)
The Russian Language in the 1740s
12.00-12.30 Ingrid Schierle (German Historical Institute Moscow)
Concepts of social order in the rhetoric of the state
12.30 -13.00 Vladislava Reznik (independent scholar)
Citizen science projects in eighteenth-century Russia
13: 00-14.00 Lunch

Plenary Session III:

14.00-14.30 Anna Giust (Università degli studi di Padova)
Russification of Italian Music during Enlightenment
14.30-15.00 Alexander Kozin (University of Edinburgh)
Enlightenment and De-Russification of Lubok
15.00-15.30 Coffee Break

15.30-17.00 Roundtable with the Catherine the Great exhibition curators:
Moderator: Anthony Cross (Cambridge University); participants: Godfrey Evans (National Museum of Scotland), Maureen Barry (National Museum of Scotland)
17.00-18.00 Reception
End of Edinburgh Festival and Fireworks