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Rembrandt in Russia in the 19th Century: Prints and their Collectors

The lecture will be devoted to the phenomenon of 19th-century Rembrandt prints collecting in Russia, discussing three major figures – geographer, man of law and an amateur etcher, all of them -…

From  Jack Allen on May 4th, 2021 0 likes 14 plays

A Tale of Two Collections: The Icons of Nikolai Likhachev and Ilya Ostroukhov

“We always imagine Russian culture in the form of a diptych, in which one wing is Petersburg and the other Moscow,” the critic Abram Efros wrote in 1921. “In the field of Russian…

From  Jack Allen on April 13th, 2021 0 likes 23 plays

Boris Nemtsov’s Transformation of Russian Politics

A special event discussion with Zhanna Nemtsova, the co-Founder of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom, and Mikhail Fishman, journalist and filmmaker.

From  Jack Allen on March 29th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays

Power and Paint: The Patronage of Women Artists at the Court of Catherine II

Catherine the Great’s passion for the arts served a vital role in her efforts to position herself as a paragon of the Enlightenment. With avaricious focus she snaffled celebrated art…

From  Jack Allen on March 19th, 2021 0 likes 40 plays

The Hermitage or a “museum” in 1770 according to Catherine the Great

Why did Catherine the Great build the entire complex of the Hermitage ? This question could constitute the main thread in our presentation. Behind the origins of the Hermitage was the initial idea of…

From  Jack Allen on February 18th, 2021 0 likes 59 plays

The Future of Global Education – Princeton in dialogue with students from Sciences Po, Paris, France

The COVID pandemic has destabilized higher education globally, impeding research cooperation across countries, and limiting travel and study between countries. Amid weakened support for educational…

From  Jack Allen on February 13th, 2021 0 likes 24 plays

The American Uprising and Revolution in Belarus – Princeton in dialogue with Belarusian students in exile at the European Humanities University, Vilnius, Lithuania

Is the current US uprising focused, for now, on equality, justice, and civil rights ––initiated largely by Black Lives Matter––related to the ongoing revolution in Belarus?…

From  Jack Allen on February 13th, 2021 0 likes 18 plays

Challenges to Russian Authoritarianism: Is Putin Forever?

In 2020, Russia underwent constitutional changes, aimed at possible extension of Vladimir Putin’s term in office until 2036. Top state officials openly declares the goal of…

From  Jack Allen on February 11th, 2021 0 likes 167 plays

From Rudolf II to Catherine II: Goltzius’ Without Bacchus and Ceres, Venus is Chilled and its Iconography

Hendrick Goltzius (1558–1617): Without Bacchus and Ceres, Venus is Chilled, c. 1604–6 This superb large drawing, executed in a manner that imitates the technique of engraving on copper,…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 67 plays

How to be a European: Collecting Drawings in Imperial Russia

Catherine the Great founded the now internationally-renowned drawings collection of the Hermitage Museum with the purchase in 1768 of the cabinet of Count Charles Cobenzl (Brussels). At a time when…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 77 plays

The Yusupovs in Paris: Building a Collection

The Yusupovs are renowned for their patronage and significant art collection established by Prince Nikolai Borisovich (1750-1831). Largely studied since the 19th century and more recently, this…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 53 plays

Writing and Publishing in African Digital Humanities – Princeton African Humanities Colloquium 2020

Writing and Publishing in African Digital HumanitiesPanel Three, Princeton African Humanities Colloquium 2020 Speakers: Ng’ang’a Wahu-Mũchiri – University of Nebraska-LincolnKim…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays

Methods and Sources for African Digital Humanities – Princeton African Humanities Colloquium 2020

Methods and Sources for African Digital HumanitiesPanel Two – Princeton African Humanities Colloquium 2020 Speakers: Chao Tayiana – African Digital HeritageEleni Castro – Boston…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 12 plays

Theorizing and Teaching African Digital Humanities - Princeton African Humanities Colloquium 2020

Panel One of the Princeton African Humanities Colloquium 2020: Theorizing and Teaching African Digital Humanities Speakers: James Yeku – The University of KansasHlonipha Mokoena –…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 21 plays

Keynote - Princeton African Humanities Colloquium 2020

The Keynote Address of the 2020 Princeton African Humanities Colloquium, delivered by Evelyn Fogwe Chibaka (University of Buea/CaPROWN).

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 21 plays