Friday, May 10, 2013

Programme of the Colloquium

Monday, August 5
Auditorium of the National Library of Finland, Yliopistonkatu 1

09:00-09:30 Registration

09:30-09:45 Opening of Colloquium: Irma Reijonen (Slavonic Library, Helsinki), Organisers

09:45-10:30 Keynote Lecture: Lukáš Babka (Slavonic Library, Prague): Prague as the Center of Russian Science Abroad (1918–1945): The Role of Inter-War Czechoslovakia in the Work of Russian (and Ukrainian) Emigrant Scientists and the Possibilities of Contemporary Research

10:30-12:30 Session 1: Local and Transnational Dimensions of Russian Emigration
Simo Mikkonen: Transnational cultural networks – Impact of Russian emigration to China
German Dudchenko: Soviet-Mongolian Humanitarian Collaboration in 1920s
Petr Bazanov: «Window to Freedom»: Emigration to Finland as the Way of Salvation of Representatives of Russian Science and Culture in 1918-1921
Jussi-Pekka Hakkarainen: Proekt Fersmana. A Case-Study on the Transnational Scientific Networks of Fenno-Russian Scholars in the Early 1920s
Chair:  Kirsti Ekonen

12.30-13.30 Lunch Break

13:30-15:30, Session 2: Scientists, Politics and Networks
Aleksandr Dubrovski: Non-formal Organizations of Scientists (1917-1924)
Ianina Kruglikova: Academician M.I. Rostovtseff and the Activity of the Russian Liberation Committee in London 1919 – 1922
Olga Kuznetsova: Initiatives of prof. S.N. Prokopovich on the creation of the Russian academic network in 1917-1924
Chair: Jussi-Pekka Hakkaranen
15:30-15:45 Snack Break

15:45-17:45 Session 3: The Parts of the Whole - Individual Fates
Mikhail Bryantsev: Supporting Educational and Scientific Society: The Case of I .V. Kulaev (1857-1941)
Alexey Antoshin: Between Soviet Russia and America: Russian Emigré Lidia Nadejena and Her Connections with Soviet and American Academic CommunitiesPetr Mazhara: Leonid Strakhovsky: Forgotten Russian Historian 
Chair: Ianina Kruglikova

18.15-21:00 Rector’s reception and an evening lecture with the Friends of the National Library
Location: Main Building of the University of Helsinki. Entrance to the building from Fabianinkatu 33. (by invitation only)

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Tuesday, 6 August 
Auditorium of the National Library of Finland, Yliopistonkatu 1

09:00-09:45 Keynote Lecture: Evgeni Petrov (State University, St. Petersburg): The Chairman of «Russian Academic Group» in the US  - Baron Serge A. Korff in 1921-1924

09:45-11:30 Session 4: Reading and Publishing
Jürgen Warmbrunn: Russian Academic Life and Publishing in Berlin During “Imagined Interregnum”
Tatiana Yusupova: Interpersonal Communication and Re-Establishment of International Scientific Cooperation in the Beginning of 1920s: Wilhelm Filchner, Sven Gedin and Petr Kozlov
Natalia Ostashova: The Experience of Interfaith Dialog in Foreign Russian Community
Chair: Jussi-Pekka Hakkarainen

11:30-12:30 Lunch

12:30-15:15 Session 5: Establishing Academic Relations with Soviet Russia
Vladimir Nikiforov: Effect of Foreign Academic Contacts on the Russian Scientific and Technical Intelligentsia Emigration from Soviet Russia since 1917
Peter Gorlyakov: Lack of Culture and Interculture: Teaching the Foreign Languages ​​at Higher School in 1917 – 1924
Elena Elts: State Protection of Cultural Heritage in Soviet Russia
Natalia Nikiforova: The Image of American Technology in Soviet Public Discourse of 1920s and the Formation of Capitalist Myth
Chair: Kirsti Ekonen

15.15-15:45 Snack Break

15:45-17:15 Session 6: Academic Institutions in the Changing World
Ludmila Dubjeva: The Evacuation of Yuryev University in 1918 and Fates of Historians Having Worked There
Larisa Nikoforova: Imperial Palaces of St. Petersburg in 1917-1924: Political Challenge and Reorganization of Scientific Relations in the Art Historians’ Community
Kirsti Ekonen: Lost Opportunities of Finnish Russian Studies: the Case of Sergei Korff
Chair: Ianina Kruglikova

17:15 Closing the Colloquium

17:30-18:00 Tour at the Slavonic Library

20:00 Colloquium Dinner
Location: Kolme kruunua, Liisankatu 5. (for participants only)