Tag Archives: Russia

Digitizing the Russian émigré news magazine “Illustrated Russia”

The following post has been written by Phaedra Claeys, PhD researcher at Ghent University. In my PhD research, funded by the Special Research Fund (BOF), I focus on the Russian émigré news magazine Illustrated Russia (Illyustrirovannaya Rossiya), which was published … Continue reading

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Summary of COSEELIS 2017 conference

Our annual conference took place on 19th and 20th June. It was split between the British Library (Monday 19th June) and UCL SSEES Library (Tuesday 20th June). We spent the first day at the Eliot room of the Knowledge Centre … Continue reading

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Helen Mirren, Katya Galitzine and other guests at the joint UCL SSEES Library and British Library panel discussion

On Monday 5th June a panel discussion “Émigrés from Revolution” took place at the British Library. It was a joint event between UCL SSEES Library and the British Library and was inspired by our collections.   The year 2017 marks … Continue reading

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Russian library terms, including abbreviations

Following our recent discussion on the COSEELIS mail list, we publish here the link to the State  Standard (GOST) 7.12-93 on bibliographic records that Irina Smith of UCL SEES Library pointed to. From http://funon.cc

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Trams, Nevsky and the Singer Sewing Machine

Mapping Petersburg Olga Matich, Professor of Department of Slavic languages and literatures, University of California, Berkeley: The website explores the everyday life and the material, political, and literary culture of St. Petersburg (renamed Petrograd during the First World War) at the beginning … Continue reading

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