Upcoming Conference on Rethinking Religion in Early Modern Russia

April 5, 2017

Rethinking Religion in Early Modern Russia

A conference hosted by the Russian Studies Program of the Yale European Studies Council

Luce Hall, Room 203, The MacMillan Center, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, CT


Friday, April 7, 2017


10:30am-12:30pm, Session 1: Foundations

Chair: Harvey Goldblatt (Yale University)

  • Paul Bushkovitch (Yale University)
  • Jennifer Spock (Eastern Kentucky State University)
  • David Goldfrank (Georgetown University)

Discussant: Valerie Kivelson (University of Michigan at Ann Arbor)

2:00pm-4:00pm, Session 2: Seventeenth Century

Chair: Doug Rogers (Yale University)

  • Harvey Goldblatt (Yale University)
  • Kevin Kain (University of Wisconsin at Green Bay)
  • Lidiia Sazonova (Institute of World Literature, Russian Academy of Sciences)

Discussant: Paul Bushkovitch (Yale University)

Saturday, April 8, 2017

10:30am-1:00pm, Session 3: Allies and Opponents

Chair: Paul Bushkovitch (Yale University)

  • Nikolaos Chrissidis (Southern Connecticut State University)
  • Alexander Lavrov (Université Paris-Sorbonne)
  • Vera Chentsova (Oxford University)
  • Margarita Korzo (Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences)

Discussant:  Vera Shevzov (Smith College)

2:00pm-4:00pm, Session 4: The Reorientation of Orthodoxy

Chair: Sergei Antonov (Columbia University)

  • Maksym Iaremenko (National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine)
  • Gary Marker (State University of New York, Stonybrook)
  • Andrey Ivanov (University of Wisconsin at Platteville)

Discussant: Nadieszda Kizenko (State University of New York, Albany)

This conference is supported by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation

 and the Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Memorial Fund.

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