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Cultural Center

St. Petersburg, Russia: 300th Anniversary
The City as a Cradle of Modern Russia

took place

November 7-8, 2003

Hofstra University marked the 300th anniversary of the founding of St. Petersburg with an interdisciplinary scholarly conference to celebrate the city's role in Russian and world history. Panels explored the role of St. Petersburg in the development of Russian history, science, politics and culture.

Scholars included:

Johan Åhr, Hofstra University Edward Kasinec, N.Y. Public Library
John Alexander, University of Kansas Nadieszka Kizenko, SUNY at Albany
Victor Allakhverdov, St. Petersburg State University Elena A. Kosheleva, Central Bank of the Russian Federation, St. Petersburg Main Board
James H. Bater, University of Waterloo Nicholas N. Kozlov, Hofstra University
Mihail Chemiakin, Claverack, NY Olga Litvak, Princeton University
Katerina Clark, Yale University Gary J. Marker, SUNY at Stony Brook
Svetlana Evdokimova, Brown University Alexander Mihailovic, Hofstra University
Anna Gelfman, Boston University Benjamin Nathans, Univ. of Pennsylvania
Anton Glikin, Peter Pennoyer Architects, Thomas F. Remington, Emory University
Darra Goldstein, Williams College Nancy Reynolds, The George Balanchine Foundation
Tatiana Gordon, Hofstra University Carlin Romano, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Jeffrey Hahn, Villanova University Tatiana Senkivitch, Getty Research Institute
Michael Hamm, Centre College Michael Stanislawski, Columbia University
Peter H. Juviler, Barnard College

Conference Director:

George D. Jackson
Joseph G. Astman Distinguished Conference Scholar
Professor Emeritus of History
Hofstra University

For more information contact:

Conference Coordinator:
Natalie Datlof

Executive Director
Hofstra Cultural Center
200 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-2000
Tel: (516) 463-5669
Fax: (516) 463-4793
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