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10:00 - 18:00 22 September 2012

Dickens and Russia

Location

Winchester Conference Suite - Thistle Euston (link Map)
Cardington Street | London | NW1 2LP |

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: £25
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Dr Ekaterina Genieva, Moscow
Dr Emily Finer, St Andrews
Prof Michael Hollington, Writer on Dickens
Prof Jeremy Tambling, University of Manchester

Four internationally renowned Dickens scholars will present papers on the reception of the works of Charles Dickens in Russia, from his contemporaries through to the Soviet era, chiefly concentrating on Dostoevsky and Tolstoy, and how the Soviet regime reacted to his work. There will also be a question and answer session with the Head of the Dickens family, Mark Dickens, the great, great grandson of Charles. Refreshments, lunch and wine reception will be provided and included in the cost. Sponsored by the Great Britain-Russia Society, an educational charity which holds over twenty lectures per year about Russia at Pushkin House, Bloomsbury Square, London.


Contact

Dr David Holohan
020 8404 1379 | david@holohan.name


Links

Conference information website
Great Britain-Russia Society


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