10:00-11:30 Panel 1: Reality of Socialist Realism I
Chair: Catriona Kelly (University of Oxford, UK)
Sandra Evans (University of Tuebingen, Germany) 'The Creativity of Rubbish
or the Reality of Ambivalence in the Communal Apartment'
Monica Ruethers (University of Basel, Switzerland) 'Socialist Living
in the New Family Home of the Khrushchev Era'
11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-13:30 Panel 1: Reality of Socialist Realism II
Chair: Andrei Zorin (University of Oxford, UK)
Mikhail Ryklin (Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany)
'”The Best in the World”: Discourse of Metro, Discourse of Terror'
Junna Hiramatsu (University of Oxford, UK) 'Mimetic Representation
and Violence in Stalinist Culture: The Case of M. Sholokhov'
13:30-15:00 Lunch break
15:00-17:30 Panel 2: Colonial Reality in the Russian Empire
Chair: Mark Bassin (University of Birmingham, UK)
Kyohei Norimatsu (University of Oxford, UK) 'The Dispute over "Russian
Orientalism" in the Mirror of Bestuzhev-Marlinsky's Ammalat-bek (1832)'
Susan Layton (University of Edinburgh, UK) 'Russian Tourism, Nationalism, and
Social Identity: Representations of Self and Other in the Early Reform Period'
Dany Savelli (University of Toulouse, France) 'Colonizing Shambhala: From the
Usurpation of a Buddhist Myth to a Usurpation of Identity (the Roerich
Expedition in Central Asia 1924-1928)'
17:30-18:30 Wine reception and dinner