Grand Opening

9:00-10:30

Welcome and Address by Rector of the University Ca' Foscari, Prof. Michele Bugliesi

Director of the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage of the University Ca' Foscari, Prof. Giuseppe Barbieri

Director of Centro Studi sulle Arti della Russia (CSAR), Prof. Silvia Burini

Head of the Conference Organizing Committee of the Society of Historians of East European, Eurasian, and Russian Art and Architecture, Inc. (SHERA), Dr. Natasha Kurchanova

General Partner Inna Bazhenova, Founder of In Artibus Foundation and Publisher of The Art Newspaper Russia

Partners Amir Gross Kabiri of M.T. Abraham Foundation and Daniel Kroll of Kroll Family Trust

 

Session 1: Dialogues with Western Europe

10:45-12:45

Chair – Wendy Salmond

Discussant – Molly Brunson

 

 
 
 
 
 
Lunch Break
 

Session 2: Vereshchagin and Makovsky Abroad

14:30-16:00

Chair – Natalia Sipovskaia

Discussant – Rosalind P. Blakesley

 

 
 
 

Session 3: Toward the Fin de Siècle

16:15 – 17:45

Chair – Margaret Samu

Discussant – Ilya Doronchenkov

 

 
 
 
18:00 -- Cocktail Reception
(by invitation only)