SSEES's Russian Cinema Research Group was founded in the autumn of 2002.
The Russian Cinema Research Group draws upon the holdings of the UCL SSEES Video and DVD collection and on the expertise of staff working on Russian film in SSEES, UCL and other British universities.
The research group holds regular work in progress seminars and welcomes visiting scholars working in the field. It has hosted over 100 speakers, from the UK, Russia, the USA, Kazakhstan, France, Germany, Spain, Australia, Hungary, Norway and Ukraine.
Day/Time: Mondays, 18:00 - 19:00
Venue: Masaryk Room, UCL SSEES, 16 Taviton Street, London, WC1H 0BW (unless otherwise stated)
2019/20 programme to be announced soon.
- 2018/2019 Program
15 October 2018, 6 - 8pm, Room 347 Sergei Kachkin - Being Independent in Russian Filmmaking 10 December 2018, 6 - 8pm, Room 347 Serian Carlyle - The Labours of Mother Russia: Pregnancy in Russian and Soviet Cinema 18 February 2019, 6 - 8pm, Room 347 Nathan Brand - Promising a better yesterday? Conservative Readings of Russian Auteur Blockbusters 18 March 2019, 6 - 8pm, Room 347 Adelaide McGinity-Peebles - ‘You’re not supposed to like us, you’re supposed to fear us’: Recent cinematic representations of the state in the provincial Russian town
- Spring Term 2017 Program
- Autumn Term 2017
16 Oct 2017, 6-8pm Room 433 17 Nov 2017, 5-7pm Room 433 Stanislav Menzelevskyi (Oleksandr Dovzhenko National Centre, Kyiv) VUFKU: Lost and Found. The Forgotten History of Ukrainian Avant-garde Cinema in the 1920s and 1930s 20 Nov 202016-1717, 6-8pm Room 433
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