Here is the Pushkin Club programme for the Spring. Their website is: http://www.pushkinclub.org.uk for any more information.
With best wishes for 2004
20 January 2004
in English with slides
Discovering the Moscow Countryside: A Travel Guide to the Heart of Russia – Kathleen Berton Murrell, a former Canadian diplomat, lived for many years in Moscow.
3 February 2004
Running with Reindeer – Roger Took, art historian and museum curator, spent much of the post-perestroika period among the inhabitants of Russian Lapland and recalls stories that form the background to his recently published book.
17 February 2004
Leskov – a talk by Robert Chandler on the publication by Hesperus of his new translation of “Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk”.
16 March 2004
Russian Literature in the Last Ten Years – Natasha Perova, editor of Glas, considers contemporary Russian literature in translation. (Click ‘books’ on our website to find out more about Glas).
6 April 2004
in Russian and English
Nikolai Gumilyev: his life and work – Maria de los Llanos and David Brummell
20 April 2004
Poems from the Arsenal Prison Mental Hospital in Leningrad – presented by Richard McKane in association with Index on Censorship and Survivors’ Poetry
The co-chairs of the Club are Robert Chandler, Lucy Daniels, Richard McKane and Peter Tegel.