2018-19 CRSCEES Honorary Lecture
Believing in Russia:
Of Presidents, Prophets and Patriarchs
Professor John Anderson
School of International Relations, University of St Andrews
18 April, 5-6pm, School 5
The talk will be followed by a wine reception in the Hebdomadar’s Room, 6.30-7.45pm
This lecture explores different ways of approaching the question of ‘believing in Russia’, offering less an academic paper than a series of personal sketches that reflect on how we all create our own Russia, on how that may affect the way we research and think about the role of religion in Putin’s Russia, and who we look to for inspiration when looking for signs of hope in a sometimes depressing history.