Festival venue «Christianity and the Question of Nationhood and Nationality»
Who are we? Russian? Soviet…?
The Soviet period is over, but things “Soviet” continue to be alive and well within our country, our society, our church and in us, ourselves. Sometimes this is referred to not as “Soviet”, but as “post-Soviet”, or even “Russian”. A transfer of meaning with very serious consequences has occurred, and we must make sense of it all.
Master Class: “The Genealogy of Hope”
Presented by Dmitry Kashtanov, the Director of the Bureau of Historical Research in Ekaterinburg. He will tell us about how historical events affect us, our families and our heritage, and what practical steps we need to take to recover our lineage.
Round table: “Who are we? Russian” Soviet…?”
●What traits are characteristic of Russian man? Of Soviet man?●What does Russian self-awareness look like for those living in post-Soviet times? How do other people groups see Russians?●What standards and goals for national identity should we have, and how can we reach these standards?