International conference "Empire and Nationalism in World War I"
- Alexander Semyonov (SPbU)
- Eric Lohr (American University, USA)
- Vera Tolz (University of Manchester, UK)
- Mark von Hagen (Arizona State University, USA)
10:00am Opening of the conference: Valery Monakhov (SPbU), Marianna Shakhnovich (SPbU), Alexander Semyonov (SPbU)
10:30am Introductory remarks by editors of the volume "Empire and Nationalism at War"
11:00am Session 1. The Great War: The Transformation of State Policies and Nationalism
- Aleksei Miller (Central European University, Hungary) "The Impact of WWI on the Mobilization of Nationalism in the Western Borderlands"
- Eric Lohr (American University, USA) "'War Nationalism' and 'War Nationality'"
2:00pm Session 2. Imperial or Colonial? Theoretical Frameworks for Understanding Historical Dynamics of War and Revolution
- Marina Mogilner (Ab Imperio Journal, Kazan) "Russian Military Anthropology in the Early 20th Century: From Army-as-an-Empire to Army-as-a-Nation"
- Joshua Sanborn (Lafayette College, USA) "War of Decolonization? Russian Empire and Its Aftermath in Comparative Context"
4:00pm Coffee break
4:30pm Session 3. Approaches to Managing Imperial Diversity
- Alexander Semyonov (SPbU) "Imperial Revolutions of the Early 20th Century"
- Liudmila Novikova (Moscow State University) "War and Revolution from a Regional Perspective"
9:30am Session 4. Approaches to Managing Imperial Diversity
- Ilia Gerasimov (Ab Imperio Journal, Kazan) "Russian Progressivism Goes to War: Self-Mobilization of Imperial Educated Society and Pre-Configuration of Political Change"
- Sergey Glebov (Smith College, USA) "Russian Intellectuals Go Post-Colonial: Critique of Eurocentrism in Post-World War I Eurasianism"
11:30am Coffee break
12:00pm Session 5. The Great War and the Imperial Borderlands
- Marco Buttino (University of Turin, Italy) "Central Asia, 1916–1924: A Variety of Local Revolutions and the Building of the Bolshevik Order"
- Vladimir Bobrovnikov (Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow) "Freedom and Shariat in Russia's North Caucasus, 1914–1921"
3:00pm Session 6. Legacy and Memory of the Great War
- Jeremy Smith (University of Eastern Finland, Finland) "The National Question and the Civil War in the Borderlands"
- Vera Tolz, Ewa Ochman, Thomas Balkelis (University of Manchester, UK) "Memory of WWI and of the Post-Imperial Order in the Baltic States, Poland and Russia"
5:00pm Coffee break
5:30pm Commentary: David McDonald (University of Wisconsin—Madison, USA), Mark von Hagen (Arizona State University, USA), Boris Kolonitsky (EUSP)
6:30pm Final discussion