Drawing on decades’ worth of vivid, alarming, and rarely-seen anti-religious propaganda illustrations directed against what Karl Marx had once called “the opium of the people”, author Roland Elliott Brown will unfold the strange tale of Soviet atheist ideology, from its origins in 19th-century radical thought to its implosion along with the USSR and its legacy in Putin’s Russia.
A participatory workshop, creatively exploring ways to becoming more at home. Open to first language Russian speakers who are in the process of becoming more fluent in their adopted language. The emphasis will be on experiencing a flow and a fluidity with English words. Come with a willingness to becoming more open, playful and adventurous in English!
This workshop gives versatile insight into contemporary Russian society. Covering politics, economics, demographics, media and civil society. Discover the role of London and what the impact of economic sanctions is on Russia’s elites.
A masterclass on translation led by Dr Victor Sonkin and Dr Alexandra Borisenko. In the course of this session, you will have a look at the methods of different translators, and try your hand at a few short texts.