New Visions of Tolstoy in the 21st century

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course


An international roundtable to mark 105 anniversary of Lev Tolstoy's death. Organised in partnership with Moffat Book Conference on Tolstoy, the Russian State Library of Foreign Literature and The Institute of Translation (Moscow). Guest speakers were Russian writers and critics Pavel Basinsky and Andrei Baldin. The focus of discussion was Tolstoy's escape from Yasnaya Polyana shotly before his death, the cultural semantics of Yasnaya Polyana and the mediatization of Tolstoy's last journey.
Period22 Sep 2015
Event typeWorkshop
LocationEdinburgh, United Kingdom


  • Russian 19th c. literature
  • Russian cultural figures
  • Russian media
  • Lev Tolstoy