BASEES Post Graduate Conference - next week, 26 November.
University of East Anglia (UEA), Council House, Norwich.
COGNITION OF LIFE: IDENTITY AND IDENTITY PERCEPTION IN SLAVONIC AND EASTERN
This event is open to all disciplines and offers the Slavonic and East European post-
graduate community of Britain the opportunity present, discuss, and network with peers.
Guest Speakers will include Professor Edward Acton and Profession Simon Dixon.
10:00 Conference Opening – Andrew Willimott, (UEA)
10:15 Keynote Paper – Prof. Edward Acton, (UEA)
11:00 Session I:
‘Have you Heard the One about the 1930s: The Culture of Humour under Stalin,’
Jonathan Waterlow, (Merton College, Oxford).
‘Memory Culture: The Portrayal of Soviet Childhood through the eyes of Oleg Pavel, Pavel
Sanaev and Boris Minaev,’
Rebecca Knight, (University of Exeter).
‘Reviewer: Identity and Film Criticism in the late Stalin era,’
Claire Knight, (Emmanuel College, Cambridge).
12:15 TEA AND COFFEE
12:40 Session II:
‘A Contrast of Social Identification with Socialism in CEECs and China: A Social
Psychological Explanation for Their Different Transition,’
Chun Zhang, (University College Dublin).
‘Exploring Methodological Challenges of Fieldwork on the Romani Groups of Romania,’
Dorian Singh, (St. Antony’s College, Oxford).
14:30 Session III:
‘Language and Identity: The Russian Community in Bristol,’
Nadia Taylor, (University of Bristol).
‘Translating Belarusian Literature,’
Svetlana Skomorokhova, (University of Warwick).
15:20 Closing Address – Prof. Simon Dixon, (UCL, School of Slavonic and East European
16:00 END TO PROCEEDINGS – (an optional, informal gathering will follow).
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