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Kuryokhin’s Stiob: Postmodernist Laughter in the Postcommunist Dark Using the multimedia art of Sergey Kuryokhin (1954-96) as an in-depth case study, the panel examines a specific form of humour known as stiob. The notion of stiob (Russian for “taking the piss”) was introduced to academia in 2006 by the Berkeley anthropologist Alexei Yurchak. It refers… Read More

11 December

6:00pm - 10:00pm

XIV Eurasian Creative Guild Meeting in London You are warmly invited to attend a special meeting of the Eurasian Creative Guild in London. The meeting will include the presentation of the book by Aldona Grupas “Nurse, give me a pill for death”, published as part of the book series ECG-2018 If you want to tell… Read More

11 December

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Film Screening: The Right To Memory Pushkin Club and Rights in Russia present a UK premiere of ‘The Right to Memory’ (directed by Ludmila Gordon), a new documentary about Arseny Roginsky (30th March 1946 – 18th December 2017), renowned dissident historian and leader of Memorial. The screening will be followed by a memorial evening. Speakers:… Read More

11 December

6:30pm - 9:00pm

Half Six Fix: Jazz Roots Sir Simon Rattle celebrates the union of classical and jazz in this Half Six Fix concert. Argentinian tango and jazz course through Golijov’s vibrant Nazareno. Superstar duo Katia and Marielle Labèque are flanked by brass, percussion and cello in this special arrangement for two pianos and orchestra. Stravinsky’s Ebony Concerto… Read More

12 December

6:30pm