ABOUT

MRC 2017 STEERING COMMITTEE​

Vicky Jardine-Paterson (Chair)

Elizabeth Roberts (Founder)

Richard Demarco CBE (President)

Terry Brown (Treasurer and Secretary)

May and Charles McKerrell of Hillhouse

Terry Ann Newman

Janet Wheatcroft

Irina Kirillova

Margaret Tweedie

Simon Tweedie

Ann Shukman (Consultant)

ORGANISERS

Evgeny Reznichenko (Director, Institute of Translation)

Svetlana Gorokhova (Head of International Department, State Library for Foreign Literature)

Grigory Cheredov (State Library for Foreign Literature)

Anastasia Kornienko (Institute for Translation)

Alan Thomson (Field Event Officer, State Library for Foreign Literature)

Moffat Russian Conferences began on the initiative of Mrs Elizabeth Roberts, founder of Moffat Book Events, through her friendship with the late Dr Ekaterina Genieva OBE, director of the State Library for Foreign Literature in Moscow.

Previous topics have included:

(2012) The legacy of Fr Alexander Men'

(2013) TRANSlation

(2014) Mikhail Lermontov

(2015) Leo Tolstoy

(2016) Poets and Power

​(2017) The Russian Phoenix  1905-1917

Our Russian partners, the State Library for Foreign Literature and the Institute of Translation, Moscow, bring scholars of the highest renown in Russia to these occasions to interact with their European, American and British counterparts.

Proceedings are delivered with full simultaneous translation in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

MOFFAT CULTURAL INITIATIVE

МОФФАТСКАЯ КУЛЬТУРНАЯ ИНИЦИАТИВА

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