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Maria Vinogradova: The cinema-culture of Soviet daily life: from the history of amateur film-making in the USSR (lecture and screening)

7:30 pm Pavilion
Lecture Hall

August 16, 7:30 pm

Maria Vinogradova is a film historian specializing in documentary and short films, in particular experimental, amateur, popular scientific, instructional and industrial films. She is currently completing a PhD in Cinema Studies at New York University, with her dissertation on the history of amateur moviemaking in the USSR. The works discovered during her researches have been shown in New York, Amsterdam, Helsinki, Frankfurt and Mar del Plata in Argentina.

This lecture is organized in collaboration with the Higher School of Economics in St Petersburg.

Admission is free of charge. The number of participants is limited. Please register in advance.

The Higher School of Economics has prepared a series of multidisciplinary lectures that seek to offer the general public a fresh perspective on the social phenomena and processes that we encounter every day. Leading Russian and international social scientists will use non-intuitive examples and innovative methods to show the audience just how the world in which we are living is changing before our very eyes. The speakers will present new readings on everyday phenomena, sharing recent research findings from the last 2-3 years, as well as their own personal methodologies. Each lecture offers its own introduction to the social sciences. The course is divided into three thematic blocks: Everyday Life, Culture and Big Data and New Technologies.

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