From Crises and Collapse to Reconstitution: Muscovy’s Time of Troubles (Video)

On Saturday, April 13, Dr. Scott W. Palmer presented “From Crises and Collapse to Reconstitution: Muscovy’s Time of Troubles" as a part of the Russian History Museum’s Second Saturday online lecture series. Among the most turbulent periods in Russia’s tumultuous past, the years [...]

2024-05-01T14:34:25-04:00May 1st, 2024|Second Saturdays|

Faces of Russia’s Empire: Ethnographic Images as Princely Pedagogy (Video)

On Saturday, February 10, Dr. Nathaniel Knight presented “Faces of Russia's Empire: Ethnographic Images as Princely Pedagogy" as a part of the Russian History Museum’s Second Saturday online lecture series. What did people in the 18th-century Russian Empire look like? Photography did not [...]

2024-02-19T13:59:22-05:00February 19th, 2024|Second Saturdays|

The Russian Embroideries of Mademoiselle Chanel (Video)

On Saturday, December 9, Nadia Albertini and Sophie Kurkdjian presented “The Russian Embroideries of Mademoiselle Chanel" as a part of the Russian History Museum’s Second Saturday online lecture series. What’s the connection between Coco Chanel and the Romanov family? In the 1920s, Gabrielle [...]

2023-12-19T16:17:18-05:00December 14th, 2023|Second Saturdays|

Konstantin Paustovsky’s “Story of a Life” (Video)

On Saturday, November 11, historian Douglas Smith presented “Restoring a Forgotten Russian Masterpiece: Konstantin Paustovsky's 'Story of a Life'” as a part of the Russian History Museum’s Second Saturday online lecture series. In 1943, the Soviet author Konstantin Paustovsky started out on what [...]

2023-11-20T15:25:39-05:00November 20th, 2023|Second Saturdays|

Mysteries and Odysseys: Stories of Unlikely Journeys and Unexpected Discoveries (Video)

On Saturday, September 9, Michael Perekrestov presented “Mysteries and Odysseys: Stories of Unlikely Journeys and Unexpected Discoveries" as a part of the Russian History Museum’s Second Saturday online lecture series. Michael Perekrestov, the museum’s Executive Director, shared some of the surprising recent revelations [...]

2023-10-10T11:29:29-04:00October 10th, 2023|Second Saturdays|

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