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Scouting as a Factor in 20th Century Russian Self-Identity (Video)

On Saturday, September 10th, Dr. Elizabeth Zelensky presented "Pavlovsk Park Long Ago and Forever: Scouting as a Factor in 20th Century Russian Self-Identity" as a part of the Russian History Museum's Second Saturday online lecture series. What was the relationship between liberalism, [...]

2023-03-17T10:51:12-04:00September 12th, 2022|Second Saturdays|

Pictures in Thread: Late Imperial Russia and Needlework (Video)

On Saturday, August 13th, Dr. K. Andrea Rusnock presented "Pictures in Thread: Late Imperial Russia and Needlework" as a part of the Russian History Museum's Second Saturday online lecture series. Needlework played a key role in nineteenth century Russian culture and art [...]

2023-03-17T10:51:24-04:00August 16th, 2022|Second Saturdays|

Grand Duchess Elizaveta Feodorovna and the Martha-Mary Convent (Video)

Dr. Louise Hardiman presented "Grand Duchess Elizaveta Feodorovna and the Martha-Mary Convent" on Saturday, May 14th as a part of our Second Saturday online lecture series. In this lecture, the art and architecture of the convent and Elizaveta Feodorovna’s charitable work were [...]

2023-03-17T10:52:01-04:00May 31st, 2022|Second Saturdays|

Art in Chinese Style During the Reign of Elisabeth Petrovna (Video)

On Saturday, April 9th Dr. Ekaterina Heath presented as a part of our Second Saturday online lecture series. The talk considered various pieces of Russian art in Chinese style, analyzing how chinoiserie effected Grand Duchess Elisabeth Petrovna and court life. Heath considered ways [...]

2023-03-17T10:52:13-04:00April 11th, 2022|Second Saturdays|

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