The second meeting of the Anglo-Russian Research Network will be a reading group on Soviet cinema and British modernism led by Laura Marcus (Goldsmith’s Professor of English Literature, New College, Oxford). The reading group – an informal, termly event that aims to bring together scholars and postgraduates with an interest in the cultural relationships between Russia and Britain in the period 1880-1950 – will be held in the Library at Pushkin House on Friday 24th February 2012 from 5.30-7.30pm. We will be looking at a selection from Bryher’s Film Problems of Soviet Russia, which will be will be circulated by email in advance. Please contact Matthew Taunton and/or Rebecca Beasley if you would like to attend. All are welcome.