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Monday 20 June: Truths and Fictions: Two Centuries of Scottish-Russian Encounters

All day conference and dinner, Dalhousie Building (room 2S17), University of Dundee, Old Hawkhill, Dundee DD1 5EN.  

Registration: The event is free but places are limited, so please register here: Book on Eventbrite

The symposium is sponsored by the University of Edinburgh,  the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Scottish Centre for Global History at the University of Dundee

This one-day symposium, the third in a series organised by the 'Scotland and Russia: Cultural Encounters Since 1900' Project, aims to explore the history of Scottish-Russian cultural exchange and influence.  For the first time, it will also look at the nineteenth-century roots of twentieth-century perceptions across a range of talks on literature, translation, performance and revolutionary politics.  Keynote speakers include Dr Dmitry Fedosov of the Institute of General History, Russian Academy of Sciences and Billy Kay, producer of 'The Scots in Russia' series for BBC Radio Scotland.  Full programme and booking link.