Year 2016 – Russia in Greece

PAROS NAXOS

International Symposium: “The Russians in the Aegean – 1770-1775”

Saturday 17 September 2016 - at the polyvalent Hall of the primary school of Naoussa

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PROGRAMME OF INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM.
THE RUSSIANS IN THE AEGEAN 1770-1775
LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF A SHORT LIVED PRINCIPALITY
Saturday 17 September 2016

Morning Session | 10:00-13:00
The Aegean and the Mediterranean during the period of the Russian expedition.

  • DIMITROPOULOS DIMITRIS | historian, institute of Historical Research / National Hellenic Research Foundation.
    1770-1774: The communities of Cyclades under Russian domination, Continuities or Ruptures.

  • ZEI ELEFTHERIA | historian, University of Crete.
    Paros in the 18th Century.

  • HARLAFTI TZELINA | historian, Ionian University.
    The rise of Greek-owned-owned shipping from the Aegean and Ionian islands in the 18th century.

  • SICKING LOUIS | historian, Instituut voor Geschiedenis, Leiden/Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam.
    Islands and privateering in the Mediterranean in the late 18th century: the case of Russia.

  • LEIKIN JULIA | historian, Ph.D. Candidate at the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies.
    Moving targets: Imperial Russia’s Politics of Prize Law in the Aegean Archipelago, 1769-1774.

Discussion


Afternoon Session | 17:30-20:00 | Chair Gelina Harlafatis
Russian military, political and ideological presence in the Aegean.

  • DIALLA ANTA | historian, Athens School of Fine Arts, Department of Theory and History of Art.
    Crossing the frontiers of the spiritual homeland: Russian pursuits in the Mediterranean during the 18th century.

  • SMILIANSKAIA ELENA | professor of the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow.
    Russian Imperial ambitions in Mediterranean and a military base in Naoussa in 1770’s

  • FRUMIN MITIA | historical geographer, Hadassah Academic College, Jerusalem.
    Discipline on board of the auxilliary Greek squadrons during the First Archipelago Expedition.

  • SLOT BEN | historian.
    The Orlov experience: Jan Hendrik van Kinsbergen’s manual for conquering the Ottoman Aegean seen in the context of Dutch newspapers and diplomatic reports.

  • TOLIAS GIORGOS | director of Research, Institute of Historical Research / National Hellenic Research Foundation, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes.
    Prince de Ligne, Russia and the “Republic of the Archipelago Islands” (circa 1790-1800).

Discussion


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