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June 2020

CamRuSS Russian History & Arts lecture series. Talk 4: “The Peredvizhniki: A National School of Russian Painting?” by Dr Nicky Kozicharow

Thursday 11 June, 19:00 - 20:30
FREE

Vasily Surikov, Morning of Execution of Streltsy, 1881 We are pleased to inform you that Dr Nicky Kozicharow kindly agreed to deliver this talk online. This lecture gives a broad overview of Russian realism in the late 19th century through the Association of Travelling Art Exhibition (known as the Peredvizhniki or Wanderers). This talented group of artists, who included Ilya Repin and Ivan Kramskoy, sought freedom from the bureaucratic control of the Imperial Academy of Arts. In an effort to…

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Russian-English Conversation on Zoom

Friday 12 June, 17:00 - 18:00

The purpose of this new project is to provide members of CamRuSS and subscribers to CamRuSS newsletter with an additional opportunity to practise and hone their conversational skills in either English or Russian and help each other. It is free of charge during the period social distancing (spring - summer 2020). Currently runs every Friday at 5pm for one hour, on Zoom (please check our electronic newsletters and/or social media for further details). The first meeting took place on Friday…

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Round Table with Volunteers

Tuesday 16 June, 18:00 - 19:30
Zoom United Kingdom

King Arthur's Round Table, Winchester Castle Dear friends, you are cordially invited to join our second Round table with Volunteers to discuss three new projects: Art Auction, Remembrance Brochure and CamRuSS Prize project. You do not have to be a member of CamRuSS to participate, all you need is your wish to help our society in developing new initiatives and a be able to contribute some of your time for our worthy cause. WHAT: ROUND TABLE with volunteers - 3…

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Operation Barbarossa. The turning point of WWII- a talk by Dr John Barber with Q&As

Friday 19 June, 19:00 - 20:30
Zoom United Kingdom
FREE

Operation Barbarossa Operation Barbarossa was the code name for the Axis invasion of the Soviet Union, which started on Sunday, 22 June 1941, during World War II. The operation put into action Nazi Germany's ideological goal of conquering the western Soviet Union so as to repopulate it with Germans. The German Master Plan for the East (Generalplan Ost, GPO) aimed to use some of the conquered as slave labour for the Axis war effort, to acquire the oil reserves of…

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