Wednesday, October 10, 2012

George Bernard Shaw and Russia: Wednesday 28th November

The next in our series of reading groups will be on George Bernard Shaw and Russia. We are delighted to welcome Dr Olga Sobolev and Dr Angus Wrenn (both of the LSE), authors of The Only Hope of the World: George Bernard Shaw and Russia (Peter Lang, 2012), for a discussion about Shaw and the Soviet Union.

The meeting will take place on Wednesday 28th November from 5.30pm at Pushkin House. We will be circulating reading material closer to the time, and will post details of this reading soon, but in the meantime if you would like to attend please contact Matt Taunton or Rebecca Beasley.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Soviet Cinema and British Modernism - Reading Group, 24th February

The second meeting of the Anglo-Russian Research Network will be a reading group on Soviet cinema and British modernism led by Laura Marcus (Goldsmith's Professor of English Literature, New College, Oxford). The reading group - an informal, termly event that aims to bring together scholars and postgraduates with an interest in the cultural relationships between Russia and Britain in the period 1880-1950 - will be held in the Library at Pushkin House on Friday 24th February 2012 from 5.30-7.30pm. We will be looking at a selection from Bryher's Film Problems of Soviet Russia, which will be will be circulated by email in advance. Please contact Matthew Taunton and/or Rebecca Beasley if you would like to attend. All are welcome.