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January 2018

In search of the ‘Scythians’: The Art and Culture of the Early Nomads of Siberia and Central Asia

Thursday 11 January, 19:00 - 21:00
Old Library, Pembroke College, Trumpington Street
Cambridge, CB2 1RF United Kingdom
£5

(Russian) Лекция посвящена исследованиям древних кочевых народов 1 тыс. до РХ, которых в Европе знают как скифов.

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February 2018

‘A revolution in visual culture 1905-55’, by Natalia Sidlina

Friday 9 February, 18:30 - 20:30
The Robert Gardner Room, Emmanuel College, St Andrew's Street
Cambridge, CB2 3AP United Kingdom
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£5

Join Dr Natalia Sidlina, the curator of 'Red Star over Russia: A revolution in visual culture 1905-55' for the fascinating talk.

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March 2018

How to buy a painting in the XVIII century Europe: the network of Russian agents by Olga Popova

Friday 16 March, 18:30 - 20:30
Nihon Room, Pembroke College, Trumpington Street
Cambridge, CB2 1RF United Kingdom
£5

How to buy a painting in the 18th century Europe: the network of Russian agents.

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May 2018

“Russia’s History through Art” with Sir Tony Brenton

Friday 4 May, 18:30 - 20:00
Lecture Theatre, Old Divinity School, St John’s College, St Johns St, Cambridge CB2 1TP
£5

Russia's great 19th century painters presented Russian history with drama and intensity comparable to that of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky. They tell deeply human stories and teach deeply political lessons. Sir Tony Brenton looks at their paintings and explores the world they set out to illuminate. 'Unknown Woman' by Ivan Kramskoi, compellingly depicts a powerful, but somehow vulnerable personality. It served for many years as the cover of the Penguin edition of 'Anna Karenina', and hung for a while on the walls…

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