May I announce the following conference? Apologies for cross-posting.
University of St Andrews=20
Centre for Russian, Soviet and Central and East European Studies
10th Annual Conference
Russia in Retrospect: 10 Years since the End of the USSR
a multidisciplinary conference
Saturday March 17, 2001
Sponsored by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
10.00 - 10.30 am: arrival, registration and coffee, Lower College Hall
Panel 1: Image, language and media in Post-Soviet Russia=20
10.30 am -1.00 pm, Upper College Hall
'The Russian Media in the 1990s: Post-Soviet reality's disappointment after
the "Golden Age"'
Laura Belin (St Antony's College, Oxford)
'Mujahedeen, Mafia, Madmen...Russian perception of Chechens during the wars
in Chechnya, 1994-96 and 1999-2001'
Dr John Russell (Russian Studies, University of Bradford)
'Censorship, 1991 - 2001'
Martin Dewhirst (Slavonic Studies, University of Glasgow)
'New Developments in Post-Soviet Language'=20
Dr Lara Ryazanova-Clarke (Russian, University of Edinburgh)=09
Lunch: 1.00-2.15 pm , Lower College Hall
Panel 2: Is Russia transforming?
2.15-3.45 pm, Upper College Hall
'Russia: Forward to the Past?'
Professor Stephen White (Politics, University of Glasgow)
'Regional Dimensions of Russia's Transformation'
Professor Michael Bradshaw (Geography, University of Leicester)=09
Afternoon tea: 3.45-4.00 pm, Lower College Hall
Panel 3: Civil society and social change: women and religion since 1991
4.00-5.30 pm, Upper College Hall
'A Liberation from Emancipation? Changing the Gender Climate in Post-Soviet
Dr Rebecca Kay (Central & East European Studies, University of Glasgow)=09
'The Place of Religion in Post-Soviet Russia'
Dr Edwin Bacon (CREES, University of Birmingham)
=A320 for registration, conference pack, refreshments and lunch. Registratio=
and payment required by Friday March 9, 2001. Please send your name, title,
contact information and payment, payable to 'The University of St Andrew',=
Dr Rick Fawn, Director, CRSCEES, University of St Andrews, Scotland KY16=
email: [log in to unmask]; tel. 01334 462957; fax 01334 462937