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Damiano Rebecchini

READ-IT at the Institute of Slavic studies at Sorbonne University

On the 21st of October 2021, team member Damiano Rebecchini (La Statale University of Milan) presented READ-IT and his book Reading Russia. A History of Reading in Modern Russia at the conference “Histoire de la littérature russe, XVIIIe-XXe siècles”. The conference was held online and at the Institute of Slavic studies at Sorbonne University.

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Event news: The Future and the Past of Reading (18.11.2021), Milano, Italy

READ-IT members will take part in a workshop, ‘The Future and the Past of Reading. New Research Methods for new Perspectives’ [Il futuro e il passato della lettura. Nuovi metodi d’indagine per nuove prospettive] at the Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy, on Thursday 18 November 2021 (14.30-16.00 CET). Speakers at the event include Alessio…

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Collaboration with “Prozhito: Center for the Study of Ego-Document”

The READ-IT team is pleased to announce a new cooperation with the “Prozhito: Center for the Study of Ego-Document” of the European University at St. Petersburg. Launched in 2014 as an independent project, Prozhito was initially devoted to creating a digital database of personal diaries in Russian from the late 18th century to nowadays. In 2019,…

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Publication news: Reading Russia. A History of Reading in Modern Russia

READ-IT Associate Partner Prof. Damiano Rebecchini (Universita Degli Studi di Milano), with Associate Prof. Raffaella Vassena, is pleased to announce the publication of his latest edited volume Reading Russia. A History of Reading in Modern Russia. Scholars of Russian culture have always paid close attention to texts and their authors, but they have often forgotten…

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