Emily Lygo on the Society for Cultural Relations with the USSR, 7 June, Pushkin House

Anglo-Russian Research Network Reading Group, 7 June, 5-7pm, Pushkin House

At our next reading group, we are delighted to welcome Dr Emily Lygo, Lecturer in Russian at the University of Exeter.  Emily will be introducing texts relating to her research on the history of The Society For Cultural Relations Between the Peoples of the British Commonwealth with the USSR. The reading materials are as follows:

1. An article by Emily Lygo, ‘Promoting Soviet Culture in Britain: the History of the Society for Cultural Relations Between the Peoples of the British Commonwealth and the USSR, 1924–45’, Modern Language Review Vol. 108 No. 2 (April, 2013)

2. Preface and argument to the book The New Spirit in the Russian Theatre by Huntly Carter, 1929

3. A 1946 edition of the Anglo-Soviet Journal, available online here.

If you would like to attend, please contact Matt Taunton or Becky Beasley and we will send you the reading materials in pdf format.