Geoffrey Hosking – The triumph of distrust: the Russian revolution and Soviet society

Event Date: 7 March 2017 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of History at Royal Holloway presents: The 2017 Hayes Robinson Lecture Professor Geoffrey Hosking OBE (Emeritus Professor of Russian History School of Slavonic & East European Studies, University College London) – The triumph of distrust: the Russian revolution and Soviet society The …

The Black Sea in the Socialist World

The aim of this one-day symposium is to ask interesting questions about present assumptions to do with cultivating, responding to and retaining an audience for performance work. The rush to make digital all relations between spectator and performer, venue and company, has hemmed in potentially more elastic and considered responses. By quantifying immediate feedback and shaping response into small bits tweetable or facebookable, performance makers and venues for performances risk participating in the very real damage caused by volume: too much, too fast, too immediate also means responses drown under the next request for feedback, easily deleted, easily forgotten.

Jonathan Waterlow – No Laughing Matter? Popular humour and Soviet society in Stalin’s 1930s

  Event Date: 12 March 2013
 
McCrea 336 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2012/2013 Dr Jonathan Waterlow (New College, Oxford) – No Laughing Matter? Popular humour and Soviet society in Stalin’s 1930s Talk: Questions: accompanying images: share this entry:

Harun Yilmaz – Red Batyrs of Kazakh Steppe: Nation-building under Stalin

  Event Date: 5 February 2013
 McCrea 336 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2012/2013 Dr Harun Yilmaz (Oxford) – Red Batyrs of Kazakh Steppe:  Nation-building under Stalin Harun Yilmaz holds his MSc. and PhD (2011) from the University of Oxford. He was a post-doc fellow …