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5A Bloomsbury Square
London, WC1A 2TA United Kingdom
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March 2019

Isaiah Berlin, philosopher of freedom: Film screening and Q&A with the director Judith Wechsler

Tue 12 March @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pushkin House, 5A Bloomsbury Square
London, WC1A 2TA United Kingdom
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£10

“Isaiah Berlin, philosopher of freedom”, a 72 minute documentary completed in 2018, traces the intellectual development of a leading 20th century public intellectual in the context of his life and  times, through archival film and recordings of its subject, as well as interviews with his biographer Michael Ignatieff, his principal  editor Henry Hardy, and pianist and writer Alfred Brendel,  among others.  From Berlin’s early life in Riga, to his family’s move to London in 1921 when he was 11, through…

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Pushkin the Radical: The Dystopian Vision of his Masterpiece, The Bronze Horseman

Thu 14 March @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Pushkin House, 5A Bloomsbury Square
London, WC1A 2TA United Kingdom
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£10

Like many of his contemporaries, Pushkin’s attitude to Tsarism was ambivalent. As he saw it, those periods of Russian history which had seen the most progress had been achieved at the initiative of individual rulers - but often at a heavy cost. Perhaps the most outstanding example of this had been the reign of Peter the Great. Regarded as the ‘miracle-working’ Tsar, he had defeated the Swedish Empire and, against all the odds, founded the entirely new city of St…

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Translation Workshop with Robert Chandler

Sat 16 March
Pushkin House, 5A Bloomsbury Square
London, WC1A 2TA United Kingdom
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£20

All translators, at any stage of their careers, are welcome to attend this one-day Russian-to-English translation workshop; the only requirement is fluent English and a reading knowledge of Russian.  We encourage a truly collaborative approach, which is helpful and enjoyable.  We will spend at least half of the time looking at a passage from a story by Teffi. Tea and water provided through-out the day. There will be a break for lunch, please email us if you need information about…

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Premiere Screening: Onegin (The Red Torch Theatre)

Sun 17 March @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pushkin House, 5A Bloomsbury Square
London, WC1A 2TA United Kingdom
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£12

Timofey Kulyabin's Golden Mask Award winning Onegin removes all expectations of Pushkin's novel in verse and places you not in some historical epoch, but in today's world, immersed in the inner thoughts, hopes, despairs, passions and disappointments that drift in, through and around the four central figures, Onegin, Tatiana, Olga and Lensky. There are no grand balls, no fans, no lorgnettes, no "Encyclopedia of Russian life". Just a quiet love story that perfectly conveys the attitude of the great poet and how…

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