Year 2016 – Russia in Greece
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Year 2016 – Russia in Greece

16-17-18 September

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2016 is a cross-cultural year between Greece and Russia, “Greece in Russia, Russia in Greece, 2016,” under the auspices of both governments.
On this occasion a three-day event is organized on Paros by the Municipality and Paros Park.


PAROS 1770-1775
After the Orlov incident and the destruction of the Ottoman fleet at the naval battle of Chesme, the Russians created a naval base of the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean in the bay of Naoussa, and established the Russian Principality of the Archipelago, with Paros as its administrative centre.

PROGRAMME OF THE EVENT

Friday, September 16th
MUSICAL EVENT DEDICATED TO RUSSIA

NATIONAL OPERA OF GREECE
Lyric songs by classic Russian composers,
Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and popular melodies from the rich Russian tradition
Soprano: Elena Kelessidi
Piano: Dimitris Giakas
THEATRE OF THE PARK ARCHILOCHOS | 20:30
More Details and Full Program

Saturday, September 17th
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
THE RUSSIANS IN THE AEGEAN 1770 – 1775

Long-term effects of a short lived Principality
CULTURAL. SPACE, PRIMARY SCHOOL OF NAOUSSA.
Sessions: 10:00 to 13:00 and 17:30 to 20:30

Sunday, September 18th
MEMORIAL CEREMONY

MONASTERY OF AI YIANNIS DETIS
9:00 Mass at the Monastery Chapel
10:00 Unveiling of Memorial Stele
10:30 Visit to the Permanent Exhibition: Paros through the Russian Cartography


MUNICIPALITY OF PAROS:
Tel.: 22843-60129 – 60135
Fax: 22840-22078
Email: grafeiodimarhou@paros.gr
PAROS PARK:
Tel.: 22840-53573 | Fax: 22840-22078
Email: board@parospark.gr
Web: www.parospark.com

 

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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