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BEARR Trust Anniversary Conference 28th October 2016

Dear All, Received from the BEARR Trust Regards Ute   Dear Colleagues, You are warmly invited to the BEARR Trust 25th Anniversary Conference, to be held on Friday 11th November 2016 at BEARR’s premises at 32-36 Loman Street, SE1 0EH. “25 Years On: the Development of Health and Welfare NGOs in the BEARR region”  For our anniversary conference we shall be looking at what has changed in the context of NGO work in the last 25 years in the countries of our region (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan), and how NGOs have managed…
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Maisky Diaries 28th October 2016

Dear All, The Maisky Diaries talk on Monday 31st is completely full.  Everyone who has booked or contacted me has got a seat. Best wishes Ute

Putin and the New Order 16 Nov 27th October 2016

Dear All The “Putin and the New Order” talk on 16th November is completely full.  Everyone who has booked or contacted me has got a seat. Best wishes Ute

GBRS Annual Members Meeting 19th October 2016

Dear All, This is to inform you that before the “Putin and the New Order” talk by Dr Martin McCauley on November 16th, the Great Britain-Russia Society will have its Annual Meeting at 5.30pm.  All paid up members are welcome. We hope to see you there. Best wishes Ute

BEARR Trust Anniversary Conference 4th October 2016

Dear All, Received from the BEARR Trust – hopefully this time with the programme too. Best wishes Ute   Dear Colleagues, You are warmly invited to the BEARR Trust 25th Anniversary Conference, to be held on Friday 11th November 2016 at BEARR’s premises at 32-36 Loman Street, SE1 0EH. “25 Years On: the Development of Health and Welfare NGOs in the BEARR region”  For our anniversary conference we shall be looking at what has changed in the context of NGO work in the last 25 years in the countries of our region (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia,…
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BEARR Trust conference 4th October 2016

Dear All, Received from the BEARR Trust Best wishes Ute   Dear Colleagues, You are warmly invited to the BEARR Trust 25th Anniversary Conference, to be held on Friday 11th November 2016 at BEARR’s premises at 32-36 Loman Street, SE1 0EH. “25 Years On: the Development of Health and Welfare NGOs in the BEARR region”  For our anniversary conference we shall be looking at what has changed in the context of NGO work in the last 25 years in the countries of our region (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan), and how NGOs have…
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Vytautas Sondeckis classical concerts-some changes 4th October 2016

Dear all, The organisers have offered GB-Russia members discounted tickets of £10. With best wishes Anne

Vytautas Sondeckis classical concerts-some changes 4th October 2016

Dear all, The organisers have had to change the morning concert on the 8th to a different venue. It will be now in the Whitespace gallery, not in St Peters. Sunday concert will be in St Peters as planned. Please find amended programme below. sorry for creating more hassle!  Anya Part of Antanas Sutkus IN MEMORIAM exhibition programme Dedicated to survivors of Kaunas and Vilnius Ghetto Saturday 8 October 11.00 – 13.00 Family concert. All ages welcome! Cultural Dialogue (UK), 6 Pall Mall East, London SW1Y 5BF Music by Luigi Boccherini, Piotr Tchaikovsky, Robert Schumann, Anatolius Šenderovas. Performed by Vytautas…
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New Factory of the Eccentric Actor 2nd October 2016

Dear All Received from the Pushkin Club Penny Dimond and her theatre company, The New Factory of the Eccentric Actor, are putting on an exciting performance at Pushkin Club on Tuesday.  This was inspired by the revolutionary Blue Blouse theatre movement, which flourished in Soviet Russia in the 1920s. In accord with the spirit of the Blue Blouse movement, this event is open to all and will be free of charge! More details in the link below. http://www.pushkinhouse.org/events/2016/10/4/blue-blouse-performance-by-the-factory-of-the-eccentric-actor Best wishes Ute

ghetto memorial concert 30th September 2016

My apologies – this should have been attached to the previous e-mail. Anna

Antanas Sutkus in memoriam concerts and exhibition 30th September 2016

Dear all, We have been asked to circulate this information. With best wishes Anna   Vytautas Sondeckis classical music concerts in London 8 – 9 October 2016 Part of Antanas Sutkus IN MEMORIAM exhibition programme Dedicated to survivors of Kaunas and Vilnius Ghetto Saturday 8 October 11.00 – 13.00 Family concert. All ages welcome! St Peter’s Church, Vere Street, London W1G 0DQ Music by Luigi Boccherini, Piotr Tchaikovsky, Robert Schumann, Anatolius Šenderovas. Performed by Vytautas Sondeckis, cello; Verene Andronikof, soprano; Andis Pargle, keyboard, electronics. Tickets: 15 pounds. Students 12 pounds. Family (2 adults + 2 kids) 30 pounds. 19.00 First…
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Richard McKane 23rd September 2016

Dear Members, Some of you may have known Richard McKane who sadly passed away on Saturday 17th September 2016. Richard’s Funeral is confirmed for Friday 7th October at 11 am at St Bride’s, Fleet Street, London. There will be drinks afterwards at the Humble Grape. Every-one  is very welcome. The cremation will be held at the South Essex Crematorium , Upminster at 15.40 to which all are also most welcome. Please pass this information on to anyone you can think of. PEN will publish an obituary and funeral notice on their website and his death notice will appear in the…
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The Maisky Diaries 22nd September 2016

Dear fellow members of the Great Britain-Russia Society   There is a misprint in the Journal regarding the start time of the major lwecture on October 31st. The lecture by Professor Gabriel Gorodetsky, which will be an ILLUSTRATED presentation will start at 7.00 p.m. (and not at 7.30 p.m. as shown at the end of my review article in the latest copy of the  Journal).   Please note that Professor Gorodetsky is a leading world class authority on the foreign policy of both the Soviet Union and of the Russian Federation. DO NOT MISS THIS MAJOR LECTURE! BOOK EARLY!

How the Oligarchs used TV 17th September 2016

Dear All Just to let you know that the talk on Thursday 29th is fully booked.  Everyone who has paid online or booked with me has a seat.   Best wishes Ute

The South Caucasus Dr Yilmaz 13th September 2016

Dear All Just to let you know that tomorrow’s talk is completely full.  Anyone who has booked online or with me has a seat. Best wishes Ute

Wednesday's talk 10th September 2016

Dear Members of the GB-Russia Society Our first talk is  this coming Wednesday September 14th, and we have a first class expert in Dr. Harun Yilmaz, who spends a lot of time in the South Caucasus on ‘field work’. We have decent bookings so far, but we stall have vacancies for about 14 places. This is an illustrtaed talk. So, if you have not already booked, do please reserve your places – and help to get the new session off to a flying start!   Please note that there was a mistake in the Journal re. the start time for the lecture…
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Wednesday's talk 10th September 2016

Dear Members of the GB-Russia Society Our first talk is  this coming Wednesday September 14th, and we have a first class expert in Dr. Harun Yilmaz, who spends a lot of time in the South Caucasus on ‘field work’. We have decent bookings so far, but we stall have vacancies for about 14 places. This is an illustrtaed talk. So, if you have not already booked, do please reserve your places – and help to get the new session off to a flying start!   Please note that there was a mistake in the Journal re. the start time for the lecture…
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Singing in Russian 2nd September 2016

Dear all, We were sent this – for those interested in singing.  Please reply to: [removed] With best wishes Anna May I be an opportunist, and ask if you could circulate the following. I’m keen the course should go ahead, but to do so we need more participants. For this reason, accommodation will now be free.      There are still spaces available (for singers and for the ‘Singing in Russian with Alexandre Naoumenko‘ weekend course to be held in Jackdaws, near Frome, Somerset, on the weekend of Fri Sept 23 (6.30pm) to Sun Sept 25 (4pm). As we’re keen…
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the talk on Wednesday October 12th 24th August 2016

To all members of The Great Britain-Russia Society Please note that the talk by leading specialist Mr. Keir Giles will now take place on Wednesday October 12th, and NOT on Thursday October 13th. It will also be an illustrated talk. If you had already downloaded the programme from the Society’s website, please amend the date to Wednesday October 12th. Now is the time for all members to reserve your places for what promises to be an exciting session with seven superb specialist speakers. Do not delay. Do it TODAY! With best wishes to you all Daniel Salbstein Talks Organizer  …
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Sutton Russian Circle programme 5th August 2016

Dear All You might be interested to see the Sutton Russian Circle’s programme. Best wishes and hope to see you in September.   Ute

September-December talks 4th August 2016

To all members of the Great Britain-Russia Society Thde programme of 7 lectures for the September-December session is now on the internet. We have seven superb specialist speakers, so do book early to secure your places. Recently we have had some very useful attendances at most lectures, so keep the good work up! And do try to introduce more new members to the Society. With many thanks to you all Daniel Salbstein Temporary talks organizer  

Professor Philip Hanson lecture 16th July 2016

To all members of the Great Britain-Russia Society On Wednesday July 20th we have the final major lecture in the current membership  year – to be given by Professor Philip Hanson, one of the most distinguished authorities on Russia’s economy. We havwe just 11 places left before we are fully booked. If you have not yet reserved your place, do make an effort to book. In all countries the economy is so important!   Best wishes Daniel Salbstein Talks Organizer

Russia's politics in the light of her history 4th July 2016

Dear All Just to let you know that Professor Geoffrey Hosking’s talk on Thursday is completely full. Everyone who has paid online or contacted me has a seat. Best wishes Ute

The lecture on Wednesday June 22nd 8th June 2016

Dear Fellow Members of The Great Britain-Russia Society We have an important talk on Russian Literature on Wednesday June 22nd. Our distinguished speaker will be Mr. Michael Pursglove, a retired University Lecturer, who has been the Head of the Department of Russian Studies at Reading University, and a Senior University Lecturer at several other Universities. He has been contributing valuable articles to our Journal over many years. The subject of his talk is “The Golden Age of Russian Poetry”. It is about Russia’s greatest national poet, Alexander Pushkin, and his contemporaries, in the decades after Russia’s victory in the Napoleonic Wars, and in the Romantic Era….
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Bolshoi ballet 5/8/2016 2nd June 2016

Dear members of the GB-Russia Society We have just one single complimentary seat available for the Bolshoi Ballet Company’s Dress Rehearsal of “The Flames of Paris” on Friday August 5th. If any member would like that place please contact me as soon as possible. Phone me on: 01903 210611 or email me at: [removed]. We ask each person attending to bring £3 in the exact cash towards a present for MR. and Mrs. V. Hochhauser CBE, who have donated the tickets to us. If you are awarded the seat you will neesd to be inside the Royal Opera House (probably…
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