Lecture Hall is a series of regular educational events taking place in the Pavilion of New Holland Island. The program spans six different areas of interest: from film lectures; lectures in the social sciences, in collaboration with the Higher School of Economics in St Petersburg; to architecture-related offerings, in collaboration with the magazine Project Baltia; a literary club; On the Borders of Art, a cycle of lectures on contemporary art.
Admission to the events is free of charge, but the number of participants is limited. Advance registration is required. For more details see the events' pages
September 3, 4 pm
Lecture on contemporary art. Evgeniya Abramova, The art of being vulgar (or not): urban entertainment in Blackpool
September 5, 7:30 pm
Literary club. Roman Shmarakov, The writings of Enea Silvio Piccolomini
September 6, 7:30 pm
Lecture on social sciences. Arseniy Svinarenko, The digital city. Are we mastering technology, or is technology mastering us?
September 12, 7:30 pm
Lecture on architecture. Danil Ovcharenko, Leningrad’s residential ensembles
September 13, 7:30 pm
Lecture on social sciences. Daniil Alexandrov, Digital traces, or how social informatics studies the modern world
September 17, 4 pm
Lecture on contemporary art. Gleb Napreenko, Why is it that art can move us?
September 19, 7:30 pm
Literary club. Nikolai Kononov, topic to be announced
September 20, 7:30 pm
Lecture on social sciences. Olesya Koltsova, A society entangled in social networks
September 25, 7:30 pm
Lecture on social sciences. Thomas Leitch, The digital world's most dangerous machine
September 26, 7:30 pm
Lecture on architecture. Vladimir Frolov, From postmodernism to supereclecticism
September 28, 7:30 pm
Film club. Kirill Adibekov presents the films Beaubourg, centre d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou (dir. Roberto Rossellini, France, 1977) and Quand Rossellini filmait Pompidou (dir. Jacques Grandclaud, France, 1977).