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4:00 pm

Functions, Feasts, and the Aesthetics of Empire: Russian Tsars

March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Third Richard Stites Memorial Lecture March 23, 2018 at 4pm Healy Hall 104 Reception to Follow This lecture traces the visits of Russian tsars to what is today Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. It looks at the logistics and semiotics of these trips, their ceremonial qualities, aesthetic arrangements, political and diplomatic purposes, and communicative processes. … Continue reading Functions, Feasts, and the Aesthetics of Empire: Russian Tsars

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Russian History Seminar of DC

March 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

March 23. Third Richard Stites Memorial Lecture. Hurburtus Jahn, University of Cambridge (UK). Location TBA. “Functions, Feasts, and the Aesthetics of Empire: Russian Tsars Travelling in the Caucasus in the Long Nineteenth Century”

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