Here are details of the Pushkin Club's first lecture for 2006. Please note the change of venue.
All the best
THE PUSHKIN CLUB
SIMON FRANKLIN: THE MYSTERY OF THE EARLIEST RUSSIAN BOOK.
A talk with slides.
Tuesday, 10 January 2006
7.30 at ULU (The University of London Union)
London WC1E 7HY
Nearest underground: Goodge Street or Russell Square
Simon Franklin is Professor of Slavonic Studies at Clare College, Cambridge. He has written on Russian history and culture of all periods, but his principal research interests are medieval. Principal recent publications include: The Emergence of Rus' 750-1200 (with Jonathan Shepard; London, 1996), Writing, Society and Culture in Early Rus, c.950-1300 (Cambridge, 2002) and (with Emma Widdis) National Identity in Russian Culture: an Introduction (Cambridge, 2004).