Digital Workshop Starting Today!

Digital Workshop Starting Today!

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Time is ticking until our eighth graduate workshop on The Problem of Religious Art in Modernity. Uses and Abuses of the Icon in Russia and first online event will start on Zoom!

Our colleagues of the “Eurasia in Global Dialogue” Program at the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) and we are already looking forward to meeting our wonderful speakers and participants online.

There is still time to ensure your own participation! It is free for everyone, you just need to register on the website of the IWM to receive the necessary information to access our Zoom webinar.

There will be news and pictures from our conference headquaters at the IWM on Facebook!

Workshop Poster Revealed

Workshop Poster Revealed

We are delighted to reveal the poster for the forthcoming graduate workshop on The Problem of Religious Art in Modernity. Uses and Abuses of the Icon in Russia!

Despite the restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are still hoping to meet most of our speakers and participants in person. We are trying our best to make this possible with the help of our colleagues of the “Eurasia in Global Dialogue” Program at the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM).

So, the date of the workshop remains
October 15 and 16, 2020.

As you already know, we are also planning to arrange a remote access to the workshop’s presentations.

We will keep you updated!

10 Days Left For Submissions

10 Days Left For Submissions

This is a gentle reminder that there are only 10 days left to answer our Call for Papers for the forthcoming Eighth Graduate Workshop of the Russian Art & Culture Group!

The workshop with the topic The Problem of Religious Art in Modernity. Uses and Abuses of the Icon in Russia is the second one which will not be held in Bremen. We are already thankful to our colleagues of the Internationales Kolleg Morphomata 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 workshop@russian-art.net.

You will find all the necessary information in the Call’s 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!

The Story behind Our Logo

The Story behind Our Logo

Since 2018 the Russian Art & Culture Group has its own logo which you may see here and there on our website. Some participants of the workshops already guessed that this logo – which was created by our member Ludmila Piters-Hofmann – includes some recognizable elements.

You may now find out how the logo was created and what the individual elements represent.

Introducing Keynote Speaker George Pattison

Introducing Keynote Speaker George Pattison

The Call for Papers for the forthcoming Eighth Graduate Workshop of the Russian Art & Culture Group is published and now we would like to indroduce our keynote speaker, Professor George Pattison.

We are delighted that Prof. Pattison, Professor of Theology and Modern European Thought at the University of Glasgow, agreed to join us when we will focus on The Problem of Religious Art in Modernity. Uses and Abuses of the Icon in Russia during this year’s workshop in Cologne.

Please enjoy Prof. Pattison’s member page to enhance your anticipation of the workshop.