Professor Lara Ryazanova-Clarke (Edinburgh) gives keynote lecture ‘I am a European person but have Russian values’ at the conference Perceptions of Russia in the Contemporary World, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu.
28 November 2017
Dr Dušan Radunović, Bakhtin and the Institutionalisation of Knowledge in the Russian Humanities (4pm, MLAC, Durham University, ER1, A29).
‘Welcome to Russia’, sessions designed to raise primary schoolchildren’s cultural awareness and cross-cultural interest, carried out by Dr Polina Kliuchnikova at St Margaret’s Curch of England Primary School in Durham.
Dr Polina Kliuchnikova presents the paper 'Pride vs. Profit: On Language Aspects of Migrant Experiences of Post-Soviet Migrants in Contemporary Russia' at the New Trends and Directions of Migration conference, taking place at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow.
Dr Dušan Radunović, gives paper 'Transnationalism in Post-Soviet Cinemas and the Rebirth of the Nation-State in the Post-Soviet Space', based on his project, in Durham MLAC's Work in Progress Research Seminar ('Visual Culture from Transnational Perspectives' session; MLAC, ER152, 12 noon).
Dr Francisco-J. Hernández Adrián presents on ‘Fragile Visual Futures: The Imagination of Littoral Precarity in Recent Latin American Cinema’ at the conference Vulnerabilities:The Impact of Hazard, Risk and Disasters on Societies, organised by Durham University's Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience (IHRR).
'I am waiting for you', the play by Dr Abir Hamdar on Arab women's experiences of cancer, is performed at the LAU Medical Centre - Rizk Hospital. This is the first time that adult theatre goes to a hospital in the region.
21-30 July 2017
'I am waiting for you', a play on Arab women's experiences of cancer, written by Dr Abir Hamdar and based on interviews with female cancer patients, is performed at the Madina Theater in Beirut, Lebanon.
Dr Qing Cao gives paper 'Translation and Cultural Identities: An Investigation of the Differences between Chinese and English Syntax and its Implications for Sociocultural Identities and Intercultural Communication' at the 3rd Biennial Conference on Language Typology in China and the World, Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, China.
5 July 2017
Professor Andy Byford publishes the For Heterogeneity and Pluralism in the Modern Languages Ecology post on the CrossLangDyn research blog.
4-7 July 2017
Dr Polina Kliuchnikova presents the paper 'Language Borders: Entry Certification, Migrant Identities and Support Networks for Former Soviet Union Migration to Russia' at the Sociolinguistics Summer School 8 in Barcelona.