The Call for Papers for the forthcoming Eighth Graduate Workshop of the Russian Art & Culture Group is finally published to be answered by you!

The workshop’s topic will be The Problem of Religious Art in Modernity. Uses and Abuses of the Icon in Russia. Thanks to our collaboration with the Internationales Kolleg Morphomata the venue will be at Cologne University. From September 23rd to 25th (exact dates depend on the amount of submissions) the discussions of international junior and senior scholars will be joined by our keynote speaker, Professor George Pattison from Glasgow.

Please send an abstract of no more than 250 words along with a short biographical note of 100 words by May 15, 2020 to

You will find all the necessary information in the pdf. However, please do not hesitate to contact the organizers of this workshop, Clemena Antonova and Ludmila Piters-Hofmann, using the email address above.

We are looking forward for your submissions!