RESEARCH AND IDENTITY
NON-RUSSIAN PEOPLES IN THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE, 1800 – 1855
Time and venue: 14. – 17.6.2006 Kouvola, Finland
Organisers: Kymenlaakso Summer University and Finnish Cultural Foundation, Regional Fund of Kymenlaakso
Sponsors: Universtity College London (SSEES), Renvall Institute for Area and Cultural Studies (University of Helsinki), Alexander Institute (University of Helsinki), A.J. Sjögren Society, National Library of Finland, Finnish National Archives, Finnish Institute in London, Finnish Cultural Foundation, Regional Fund of South Carelia
Aim: The conference will examine the study of non-Russian peoples of the Russian Empire by Russian and other scholars in the first half of the nineteenth century and assess the impact such study had on the shaping of local identities. Participants will discuss pre-circulated reports from some fifty researchers.
Papers and synopses will be available electronically in advance of the conference on the websites of Kymenlaakso Summer University and the National Library of Finland.
The conference languages will be English, Finnish and Russian. Interpretation will be available.
Further information: tel. +358 5 229 6850, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms Marjatta Niskanen
Summer University of Kymenlaakso
P.O. Box 144
Phone: +358 (0)5 229 6860
Fax: +358 (0)5 229 6870
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