IRES Institutet för Rysslands- och Eurasienstudier

The Gulag in Writings of Solzhenitsyn and Shalamov

2017-04-24

This week on April 20-21 UCRS arranged an international symposium "The Gulag in Writings of Solzhenitsyn and Shalamov: Fact, Document, Fiction". This symposium brought together Shalamov and Solzhenitsyn scholars in order to address a number of key themes and concepts such as fiction and fact, document and trace, memory, evidence, and authenticity.

On April 20-21 UCRS arranged an international symposium "The Gulag in Writings of Solzhenitsyn and Shalamov: Fact, Document, Fiction". This symposium brought together Shalamov and Solzhenitsyn scholars in order to address a number of key themes and concepts such as fiction and fact, document and trace, memory, evidence, and authenticity. This semester we are arraning three more conferences. On 8-9 May we are hosting an a conference entitled "Conservatism in the Post-Soviet Context: Ideology, Worldview, or Moral Choice?", while on 18-19 May we are arranging a conference dedicated to the developments in Ukraine. We will conclude this semester with a second annual Tartu conference on Russian and East European Studies "The Russian Revolution and Its Legacies: Taking Stock a Century Later".

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