The Department of Art History
about us | faculty | three-year doctoral program | summer school 98 | summer school 99 |
summer school 2000 | summer school 2001 | summer school 2002 | summer school 2003 |
summer school 2004 | summer school 2005

FACULTY

Evgeny Anisimov, Doctor of Sciences (History), senior staff member of the St. Petersburg branch of the Institute of Russian History RAS, member of the St. Petersburg Writers' Union. Author of 12 monographs and over 130 academic works.
Research interests: 18th century Russian socio-political and cultural history, the history of state academic and cultural institutions in Russia, biographies of members of the Russian Imperial family, the history of Russian political detection and the prison system, history of architecture. Participant and speaker at a number of international symposiums and conferences in Russia, the USA, England, Austria, Germany, Holland, Italy, etc. Teaching experience in universities in Russia, England, the USA, Japan, etc. Scholar at various institutes and research centers in the USA and Japan. Author of 3 screenplays for Russian and Dutch television.

Yury Barboy, Doctor of Sciences (Art History), full member of the Russian Academy of Humanitarian Sciences, Head of the Department of Russian Theatre, St. Petersburg Academy of Theatre Art, member of the Advisory Board and chairman of the unit of theatre critics and experts of the St. Petersburg branch of the Russian Theatre Union. Author of monographs and about 50 academic contributions to Russian and international specialized publications.
Research interests: the history of theatre, theatre criticism, the sociology of theatre and dramatic theory. 36 years of teaching experience. Participation in over 20 international and All Russian conferences and congresses.

Alexander Belousov, Candidate of Sciences (Philology), senior lecturer in the Department of the History of Russian Literature, St. Petersburg State University, senior lecturer in the Department of Children's Literature, St. Petersburg Academy of Culture. Author of 5 books and over 100 academic and popular academic works in Russian and English, including a number of study guides.
Research interests: Russian literature and culture of the 19th and 20th centuries, Russian classical and contemporary urban folklore, the culture of the Old Believers, the history of Russian poetry, literary theory. 25 years teaching experience in Russian and Estonian universities.

Ivan Czechot, Candidate of Sciences (Art History), Head of the Sector of History and Theory of Fine Art and Architecture, Russian Institute of Art History RAS (Zubovsky), lecturer at the Philology Department SPbSU, member of the Advisory Board of the Pro Arte Institute (St. Petersburg), member of the St. Petersburg Regional Committee of Art Historians (Committee of International Historians of Art - CIHA), member of the Max Beckman Society (Munich). Author of over 30 publications in Russia and overseas.
Research interests: theory and history of German and Russian Art of the 18th - 20th centuries, appraisal of contemporary art, fine art iconology, history of Western European aesthetics and art appreciation. Many years of experience of lecturing in universities in Russia, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Great Britain, Italy and Cuba. Participation in and organization of a number of international congresses, conferences and exhibitions.

Sergei Daniel, Doctor of Sciences (Art History), Professor of the Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, senior staff member of the Russian Institute of Art History RAS (Zubovsky), member of the Russian Artists' Union, Member of the International Association of Art Historians (AIC). Author of 7 books and over 60 contributions to Russian and foreign publications.
Research interests: Western European and Russian painting, fine art theory, Biblical iconography, structural methodology. Teaching experience in Russian and international universities (USA, Italy, Estonia, Lithuania), and also in a children's art school. Organizer of and participant in a number of international exhibitions and conferences.

Alexander Dolinin, Candidate of Sciences (Philology), Professor and Head of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA), member of the editorial board of Nabokov Studies and the Pushkin Journal (Moscow), co-editor of the Pushkin Series (University of Wisconsin). Author and editor of 9 books and over 40 academic contributions to Russian and international publications.
Research interests: history and poetics of Russian, Western European and American literature (Karamzin, Weltman, Pushkin, Dostoevsky, Voloshin, Pasternak, Nabokov, Walter Scott, Rudyard Kipling, William Faulkner), Anglo-Russian and Anglo-American cultural links, theory of translation. Participant in 54 conferences and symposiums in Russia and overseas. Engaged in teaching activities in HEIs and universities in Russia and the USA since 1970.

Kira Dolinina, art historian, critic, Head of the Cultural Department of the St. Petersburg branch of the Kommersant publishing house. Author of over 300 critical contributions to Russian and international publications.
Research and professional interests: French art of the 19th century, Symbolism in Russia and France, the political iconography of 19th century monumental painting, history, the emergence and development of museums in Russia, culture and power, problems of cultural life in contemporary Russia. Participation in Russian and international congresses and seminars, teaching experience in St.Petersburg State University.

Ilia Doronchenkov, Professor and Chair of the Department of the History of Art, Associate Professor of the Department of Art History of St. Petersburg Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (Academy of Fine Arts). In â 2002-2003, 2006, 2007 - Visiting Professor, Brown University, Providence, R.I. Ilia Doronchenkov is a recipient of several scholarly grants, including the Getty Grant for Eastern and Central Europe (1993), British Council Fellowship (1994) and Fulbright Research Grant (1997-98).
Research and professional interests: the perception of modern Western art in 19-20th centuries Russia, history of art criticism, Russian emigration and the arts, “word and image” problem in Russian literature.

Roman Grigoryev, Candidate of Sciences (Art History), Head of the Print Section within the Department of Western European Art, State Hermitage Museum, Curator of Dutch and Flemish prints, Vice President of the Russian-Dutch Study Club in St. Petersburg, member of the International Council of the Curators of Dutch Art (CODART), coordinator of the Russian-Dutch project "The study and conservation of Rembrandt's etchings" under the auspices of UNESCO. Author of over 20 publications.
Research interests: Russian culture from the end of the 17th to the early 19th century (literature, fine art, and domestic life), Netherlandish and Dutch fine art of the 16th and 17th centuries, Russian-Dutch cultural contacts, the history of collecting Russian and Western European prints in Russia, folk prints, structural methods of studying literature and fine art. Practical experience in museums in Germany, Great Britain, and the Netherlands. Participation in the organization of international exhibitions and symposiums.

Arkady Ippolitov, member of the academic staff of the State Hermitage Museum, curator of Italian engravings, member of the Advisory Board of the Pro Arte Institute (St. Petersburg). Author of over 180 academic and critical publications.
Research interests: Italian art of the 15th - 17th centuries, Antique and Christian iconography, foreign art of the 20th century, history of international cinematography. Practical museum experience in Italy, Great Britain, the USA and the Netherlands. Participation in international conferences and exhibitions.

Grigory Kaganov, Doctor of Sciences (Architecture), senior staff member of the Institute for Study and Research into the Theory of Architecture and Town Planning, Russian Academy of Architecture (Moscow), member of the Institute of Human Ecology (Sonoma, California, USA), member of the Moscow Architects' Union, head of the "Image of the City" seminar of the Council for Complex Problems of the "History of World Culture" within the presidium of the RAS. Author of 5 monographs and over 50 publications printed in Russian and overseas.
Research interests: history of architecture and town planning, man in an urban environment, the image of St. Petersburg in Russian and Western culture. 15 years of teaching experience in universities and study centers in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kharkov, Minsk and the USA. Participant in and organizer of many international academic conferences and seminars.

Boris Katz, Candidate of Sciences (Art History), member of the Russian Composers' Union, member of the International Bach Society (Germany). Author of eight books and over 90 articles (including contributions to international publications). Research interests: theory of culture, interrelation between music, literature and other art forms in Russian culture of the 18th - 20th centuries, Baroque music and music of the 20th century, methods of the structural and intertextual analysis of artistic texts. Many years of teaching experience in Russia and the USA. Has participated in a number of international congresses and conferences.

Abram Klimovitsky, Doctor of Sciences (Art History), Professor of the St. Petersburg State Conservatoire (Rimsky-Korsakov), senior staff member of the Russian Institute of Art History RAS (Zubovsky). Author of over 100 academic publications printed in Russia and overseas.
Research interests range from musical textology to the history of the theory of European culture as a whole; composing as a creative process combining psychophysiological, individual (biographical and social) and cultural contexts; interaction between Russian and Western European musical cultures; mechanisms, which determine the logic of the development of music, as the basis of European culture; poetics of music; the work of Russian composers of the 20th century. Uses intertextual and interdisciplinary approaches in his work, and includes the latest discoveries in the field of psychology, linguistics, literary criticism, and the semiotics of culture in his analysis of music. Many years of teaching experience in Russian HEIs and universities in Germany and Lithuania. Participation in a number of international symposiums, seminars and conferences.

Albin Konechny, senior staff member of the Sector of Theory and History of Fine Art and Architecture, Russian Art History Institute RAS (Zubovsky). Author of one monograph and over 50 contributions to Russian and international publications.
Research interests: cultural history of Russia from the beginning of the 17th - beginning of the 20th century, mass culture, urban life and the performing arts in St. Petersburg, Russian literature of the 19th - 20th centuries (Dostoevsky and Blok). Has compiled and appraised a large number of publications in the "Literary Heritage" and "Literary Monuments" series. Participant and organizer of international and Russian academic conferences. Teaching experience at the Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture and in Italian universities.

Lidiya Lyakhova, member of the academic staff of the State Hermitage Museum, curator of Western European porcelain, member of the International Wedgwood Society. Author of over 10 academic publications in Russian and English.
Research interests: folk and applied art, Western European and Russian porcelain, history of Western European aesthetics in the 19th century, Anglo-Russian artistic links in the 18th - 19th centuries, the history of the Hermitage collection. Practical museum experience in Germany, Denmark and Great Britain. Organizer and participant in international exhibitions and symposiums.

Olga Manulkina, Candidate of Sciences (Art History), teacher at the St. Petersburg State Conservatoire (Rimsky-Korsakov), member of the Advisory Board of the St. Petersburg branch of the Russian Composers' Union. Author of over 200 academic and critical contributions to Russian and international publications.
Research interests: English and American musical culture, 20th century music, history of opera, history and practice of musical criticism. Significant experience in the organization of and participation in international conferences, festivals and symposiums. Highly experienced translator.

Olga Ostroy, Doctor of Sciences (Art History), Candidate of Sciences (Pedagogical Sciences), senior staff member of the Bibliography and Local Lore Department of the Russian National Library, member of the Advisory Board of the "Byron's Stables" Association of Bibliophiles. Author of 5 monographs and over 150 contributions to Russian and international publications.
Research interests: history of art historical bibliography, study of St. Petersburg, history of the Imperial Public Library, history of books, the iconography of Russian cultural figures of the 19th - 20th century. Many years of teaching experience in local HEIs. Participation in a number of academic conferences in Russia and overseas.

Mikhail Piotrovski, Doctor of Sciences (History), Professor, member of the Academy of Sciences of the Russian Federation, Director of the State Hermitage Museum, member of the Presidential Committee for the Award of State Prizes (Russian Federation), member of the Presidential Council for Art and Culture, member of the Russian National Committee of UNESCO, member of the Exhibition Committee of the Council for Europe, member of the International Museums Council, member of the Academic Councils of the Oriental Department SPbSU and the Institute of Oriental Studies RAS. Author of 6 monographs and over 150 academic contributions to Russian and international publications.
Research interests: Arabic and Islamic culture and art, archeology in the Northern and Southern Caucasus and Central Asia, ancient Arabian epigraphs, history of international and Russian museum activities and artistic collections. Extensive experience in the organization of and participation in international expeditions, congresses, conferences, symposiums. Experience of teaching in Russian and international HEIs.

Ilya Utekhin, lecturer of the Ethnology Department EUSP, teacher at the General Linguistics Department SPbSU.
Research interests: semiotics, history of semiotics, cultural anthropology, study of day-to-day behavior (the ethnography and anthropology of the communal flat). Author of 8 academic works and 1 book. Participation in international summer schools and symposiums.

 


about us | faculty | three-year doctoral program | summer school 98 | summer school 99 |
summer school 2000 | summer school 2001 | summer school 2002 | summer school 2003 |
summer school 2004 | summer school 2005

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