The Politics of Literature in Contemporary Russia

5 March 2008, 17:00 - 19:00


Konstantin Azadovskii (St Petersburg)

A freelance literary historian from St. Petersburg, Dr Konstantin Azadovskii is a member of the editorial boards of Zvezda and Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, among other journals. Dr Azadovskii is renowned in Russia and abroad for his research into the Western – especially German - reception of Russian literature. For his monographs and articles on Rilke's 'Russian period', on Balmont, Blok, Bely and Kluiev he won a number of international prizes. Please see here for more information on Dr Azadovskii (in Russian).

This event is part of the Contemporary Russian Culture Studies Group Seminar series.

Meetings are held on alternate Wednesdays during term-time, 5pm to 7.00pm at CRASSH.

All welcome.  No registration required.