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Workshops / Conferences

RICONTRANS Kick-Off Workshop &Training Course on Russian Icon Painting and Iconography, Institute for Mediterranean Studies – FORTH, Rethymnon, Crete, June 18 – 22, 2019.

Training Seminar for the Postgraduate Students Involved in the RICONTRANS Project, The Benaki Museum, Athens, September 30 – October 1, 2020

RICONTRANS 2nd Workshop: Icons in Motion: Russian religious art, visual culture and collective identities in the Balkans and the East Mediterranean, Belgrade University, Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade, September 9-11, 2021.

RICONTRANS International Graduate Student Conference: Entangled paths: Greek and Russian icons in the Balkans (16th – 19th c.), Athens, Benaki Museum of Greek Culture, June 1-2, 2022

Exhibitions

Photo Exhibition: “Words on Icons. Russian Icons from Greece”, Institute for Mediterranean Studies – FORTH, Rethymnon, Crete, June 18 – September 30, 2019.

Photo Exhibition: “Russian Icons in Serbian Culture”, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Philosophy, September 9-24, 2021.

Talks

Borisova, Tatiana. “Russian Church Art in Greece in the context of Russian-Greek Cultural Relations.” Invited Talk at: History, Culture and Arts Department of the Institute of Humanities of the Novosibirsk State University, September 4, 2019.

Borisova, Tatiana. “Characteristic Features of the Reception of the Images of Russian Saints in the Greek Literature of the First Half of the XIX Century: On the Material of the Service to Alexander Nevsky by Konstantinos Oikonomos”. Talk at the 5th International Conference, Russia and Greece: the Dialogues of Cultures, Petrozavodsk, Russia, October 10, 2019 (the talk was published in 2020: E. Litinskaya (Ed.) Rossia i Gretsia: dialogi kul’tur. Materialy V Megdunarodnoi konferencii. Petrozavodsk 2020 (Россия и Греция: диалоги культур : материалы V Международной конференции : сборник науч. статей / отв. ред. Е. П. Литинская ;  Петрозаводск 202) 

Borisova, Tatiana. “Ο ρόλος της Μονής του Αγίου Παντελεήμονα στη διαμόρφωση της λατρείας του Αγίου Ιωάννου του Ρώσου (φιλολογική προσέγγιση),” Talk at 5ο Διεθνές Επιστημονικό Εργαστήριο της Αγιορειτικής Εστίας

Boycheva, Yuliana. “Icons as Historical Sources: Studying Russian Icons in the Balkans.” Invited talk at the Workshop: Transferul cultural în arta post-bizantină / Cultural Transfer in Post-Byzantine Art,” Sesiunea Științifică, “Unitate, Continuitate și Independență în Istoria Poporului Român. 102 ani de la Marea Unire (1918 – 2020), November 27, 2020

Boycheva, Yuliana. “RICONTRANS: Visual Culture, Piety and Propaganda: Transfer and Reception of Russian Religious Art in the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean (16th – early 20th c.).” Talk at the Lecture Series 2021, co-organised by FORTH and Berkeley University of California, May 10, 2021

Boycheva, Yuliana. “Η μελέτη των αντικειμένων ρωσικής θρησκευτικής τέχνης στα Βαλκάνια: θεωρητική προσέγγιση και υλοποίηση.” Talk at the Workshop: Ποσοτική και Ποιοτική Ανάλυση Δεδομένων στην Ιστορική Έρευνα, October 7, 2021

Boycheva, Yuliana. “Οι δεσποτικές εικόνες του τέμπλου του Αγ. Αχιλλείου Λαρίσης – συμβολή στην μελέτη ρωσικής θρησκευτικής τέχνης στα Βαλκάνια (18ος-19ος αι.).” Talk at the Scientific Symposium: “Η Τέχνη στην Θεσσαλία την Εποχή του Διαφωτισμού (1770-1830)” / “Art in Thessali during the Enlightenment (1770-1830)”. The Diachronic Museum of Larisa, November 26, 2021

Boycheva, Yuliana. “Les icônes comme sources historiques : études des icônes russes dans les Balkans / Icons as Historical Sources: Studying Russian Icons in the Balkans.” Talk at the International Colloquium: “Icônes : la fabrique matérielle du visuel.” Paris, Petit Palais – Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris (auditorium Institut national d’histoire de l’art Galerie Colbert, salle Giorgio Vasari), December 8-10, 2021

Cojocaru, Cristina. “O analiză critică a denominaţiei “icoane lipoveneşti.” Talk at the online edition of the 4th Museikon Restoration Workshop dedicated to “Approaches and challenges in the restoration of Russian Icons,” September 29-30, 2021.

Drandaki, Anastasia. “Η αόρατη Τέχνη: Ρωσικές εικόνες στην Ελλάδα (16ος – 19ος αι.). ” Talk at the Symposium: Δέκατο Τρίτο Επιστημονικό Συμπόσιο Ανασκαφή και Έρευνα XIII: Από το Ερευνητικό Έργο του Τομέα Αρχαιολογίας και Ιστορίας της Τέχνης, Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Philosophy, Department of History and Archaeology, April 7-9, 2021 (abstract on p. 30)

Drandaki, Anastasia. “Art invisible : les icônes russes dans les collections grecques / Invisible Art: Russian Icons in Greek Collections.” Talk at the International Colloquium: “Icônes : la fabrique matérielle du visuel.” Paris, Petit Palais – Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris (auditorium Institut national d’histoire de l’art Galerie Colbert, salle Giorgio Vasari), December 8-10, 2021

Dumitran, Ana. “A past too distant: the dating of the inscription in the church of Râmeț Monastery.” Talk at the international conference organized by the Museum from Vaslui, September 30 – October 1, 2020.

Dumitran, Ana. “Râmeț Monastery Church: the chronology of the painting layers after a new reading of the inscription from the narthex.” Talk at the online international conference of the Alba Iulia Museum, November 26, 2020.

Dumitran, Ana. “The Inscription in the Narthex of the Râmeț Monastery Chirch (Alba County, Romania). A Reconsideration of the Dating.” Talk at the online international conference organized by the Art Institute from Bucharest, December 10, 2020.

Dumitran, Ana. “The author of the icon of the Mother of God from Țelna and his imaginary hermeneia.” Talk at the International conference Border and Communities in Central and South-Eastern Europe, organized by the West University of Timișoara, March 16-17, 2021.

Dumitran, Ana. “An icon painter from Transylvania in the 16th century and his imaginary model notebook.” Talk at the 2nd International Congress on Byzantine Studies and Eastern Middle Ages, organized by the Federal University of Sao Paulo, March 23-25, 2021.

Dumitran, Ana. “Icoana Maicii Domnului cu Pruncul de la Țelna: o nouă încercare de încadrare cronologică / The icon of the Mother of God with Child from Țelna: a new attempt for dating.” Talk at the Annual Scientific Conference of the Bucharest History of Art Institute, May 6-7, 2021.

Dumitran, Ana. “Loss but not lost forever: Byzantine and Ruthenian icons in Romanian space and their reflection in local icon painting.” Talk at the International Methodological workshop New Topics, Sources and Methods in the Historical Research, organized by “1st December 1918” University of Alba Iulia, June 4, 2021.

Dumitran, Ana. “O icoană și universul în care a fost creată / An icon and the artistic environment in which it was created.” Talk at the International Conference Acta Moldaviae Meridionalis organized by “Ștefan cel Mare” Museum of Vaslui, September 23-24, 2021.

Dumitran, Ana. “Comercianți de icoane în vizorul autorităților, sau despre toleranța religioasă între destabilizarea socială și cea politică în contextul Răscoalei lui Horea / Icon traders in the eyes of the authorities, or about religious tolerance between social and political destabilization in the context of the Horea Uprising.” Talk at the Symposium Romanian Enlightenment: tolerance and assertion of identity in Transylvania, in 18th – 19th centuries and today’s Europe, organized by the Oradea Greek-Catholic Bishopric, October 7-9, 2021.

Fafalios, Pavlos. “Σύντομες Παρουσιάσεις Ευρωπαϊκών Έργων που είναι σε εξέλιξη.” Talk at the Workshop: Πληροφοριακά Συστήματα Τεκμηρίωσης Επιστημονικής Έρευνας στις Ανθρωπιστικές και Κοινωνικές Επιστήμες, September 23, 2020 (watch here)

Fafalios, Pavlos. “Σημασιολογική τεκμηρίωση ερευνητικών δεδομένων και γνώσης στον τομέα της Ιστορίας της Τέχνης με το σύστημα SYNTHESIS.” Talk at the Workshop: Ποσοτική και Ποιοτική Ανάλυση Δεδομένων στην Ιστορική Έρευνα, October 7, 2021 (watch here)

Filip, Dumitrița.”Iconografia – factor de coeziune regională.” Invited talk at the Workshop: Transferul cultural între artă și istorie / Cultural Transfer between Art and History,” Sesiunea Științifică, “Unitate, Continuitate și Independență în Istoria Poporului Român. 102 ani de la Marea Unire (1918 – 2020), November 26, 2020

Filip, Dumitrița. “Restoration of a group of Russian icons for the Ricontrans project.” Talk at the international conference Acta Moldaviae Meridionalis, organized by “Stephen the Great” Museum in Vaslui, September 30 – October 1, 2020.

Filip, Dumitrița. “Museums and Research Projects during a Time of Pandemic.” Talk at the online international conference organized by the Institute for Studies in Eastern Christianity, New York, December 11, 2020.

Filip, Dumitrița, Elena Badea, Cristina Carşote, Emanuel Hadȋmbu, Iulia Maria Caniola, Simona Păunescu. “Revealing the History of the objects: a synergy between Restoration and Chemistry: Research Report on the Restoration of a group of Russian icons for RICONTRANS project.” Talk at the online edition of the 4th Museikon Restoration Workshop dedicated to “Approaches and challenges in the restoration of Russian Icons,” September 29-30, 2021.

Fragopoulou, Maria Ernest and Lida Charami. “Ο Θησαυρός Όρων του Έργου RICONTRANS: Russian Icons Transfer, Visual Culture, Piety and Propaganda: Transfer and Reception of Russian Religious Art in the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean (16th – early 20th Century).” Talk at the Workshop: Θησαυροί Όρων σε Ψηφιακές Συλλογές των Ανθρωπιστικών Επιστημών, September 14, 2021 (watch here)

Katopi, Sofia. “The research for Russian ecclesiastical items in Rethymno, Crete.” Invited talk at the Workshop: Transferul cultural în arta post-bizantină / Cultural Transfer in Post-Byzantine Art,” Sesiunea Științifică, “Unitate, Continuitate și Independență în Istoria Poporului Român. 102 ani de la Marea Unire (1918 – 2020), November 27, 2020

Nikolov, Angel. “In search of Russian religious art in South Bulgaria: a short report about the first field expedition of the Bulgarian team of RICONTRANS.” Invited talk at the Workshop: Transferul cultural în arta post-bizantină / Cultural Transfer in Post-Byzantine Art,” Sesiunea Științifică, “Unitate, Continuitate și Independență în Istoria Poporului Român. 102 ani de la Marea Unire (1918 – 2020), November 27, 2020

Preobrazhenskii, Aleksandr. “Couches «moscovites» et «grecques» dans les icônes russes réalisées pour les orthodoxes orientaux (xve-xviiie siècle) / ‘Muscovite’ and ‘Greek’ Layers in Russian Pieces Made for the Eastern Orthodox Audience (15th-18th century).” Talk at the International Colloquium: “Icônes : la fabrique matérielle du visuel.” Paris, Petit Palais – Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris (auditorium Institut national d’histoire de l’art Galerie Colbert, salle Giorgio Vasari), December 8-10, 2021

Articles

RICONTRANS Project Repository

Borisova, Tatiana. “ОБ ОСОБЕННОСТЯХ ПЕРЕВОДА ГРЕЧЕСКИХ СЛОЖНЫХ СЛОВ НА НАЧАЛЬНЫХ ЭТАПАХ ЦЕРКОВНОСЛАВЯНСКОЙ КНИЖНОСТИ” in the journal Вестник Томского государственного педагогического университета, ВЫПУСК 7, 204 (2019): 40-45. (read and download: here)

Borisova, Tatiana. “Texts and Icons in Worship, Communication, Propaganda: On the Contribution of a Philologist to Research on Icon Transfer.” Museikon 4 (2020): 213-220 (read and download: here)

Borisova, Tatiana. “Religious Text Transfer in the Context of Orthodox Intercultural Exchange: On the 19th Century Hagiographic Texts dedicated to Saint John the Russian.” Chronos, n. 42 (2021): 31-55

Boycheva Yuliana. “Studying Russian Icons on the Balkans.” ISTORIYA (2021): vol. 12, issue 5 (103) (DOI: 10.18254/S207987840015642-5) (read and download: here)

Boycheva, Yuliana (with an appendix by Daria Resh). “From the Orthodox Megalopolis of Moscovy of Great Russia: Russian Heirlooms from the Monastery of Tatarna, Sixteenth-Seventeenth Centuries.” Ανάλεκτα Σταγών και Μετεώρων / Analekta Stagorum et Meteorum 1 (2022): 359-408

Dumitran, Ana. “The Chronology of the Murals in the Râmeț Monastic Church (Alba County, Romania) Based on a Reevaluation of the Dating of the Narthex Inscription.” Museikon 4 (2020): 109-162 (read and download: here)

Chesnokova, Nadezhda P. “Русская митра иерусалимских патриархов (XVII век)”/ “Russian Miter of Jerusalem Patriarchs (17th Century).” In Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art: Collection of articles, edited by A. V. Zakharova, S. V. Maltseva, E. Iu. Staniukovich-Denisova, 484-491. Vol. 9. Lomonosov Moscow State University / St. Petersburg: NP-Print, 2019 (http://dx.doi.org/10.18688/aa199-3-42) (read and download: here)

Chesnokova, Nadezhda.  “Written Sources on 17th-century Russian Icons in the Orthodox East: An Introduction.” Museikon 4 (2020): 221-226 (read and download: here)

Dumitran, Ana. “The RICONTRANS Project. ERC Consolidator Grant 2018.” Museikon 3 (2019): 189 (read and download: here)

Dumitran, Ana. “The Chronology of the Murals in the Râmeț Monastic Church (Alba County, Romania) Based on a Reevaluation of the Dating of the Narthex Inscription.” Museikon 4 (2020): 109-162 (read and download here)

Dumitran, Ana, Veronka Dane, Vasile Rus, Volker Wollmann. “Russian Icon Marketing in Transylvania as a Means of Political and Social Destabilization.” Annales Universitatis Apulensis Series Historica 25, I (2021): 145-187 (read and download here)

Fafalios, Pavlos, K. Konsolaki, L. Charami, K. Petrakis, M. Paterakis, D. Angelakis, Y. Tzitzikas, C. Bekiari, and M. Doerr, “Towards Semantic Interoperability in Historical Research: Documenting Research Data and Knowledge with Synthesis, In: Hotho A. et al. (eds) The Semantic Web – ISWC 2021. ISWC 2021. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12922. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-88361-4_40 (read and download: here)

Gerd, Lora. “Russian Sacred Objects in the Orthodox East: Archive Evidence from the 18th to the Early 20th Century.” Museikon 4 (2020): 227-236 (read and download: here)

Gergova, Ivanka. “Russian Orthodox Art in the Bulgarian Lands from the 16th until the Late 19th Century: The Current State of Investigation and Avenues for Further Research.”  Museikon 4 (2020): 237-246 (read and download: here)

Kostopoulos, Tasos. “Ευσεβείς Χήρες και Ιερές Παρθένες.” Εφημερίδα των Συντακτών, 23.01.2022. https://www.efsyn.gr/themata/fantasma-tis-istorias/328821_eysebeis-hires-kai-ieres-parthenes

Kostopoulos, Tasos. “Itinerant Suspicions: Russian Icon Traders in the Macedonian Hinterland Through the Eyes of Greek Consuls and Agents.” Annales Universitatis Apulensis Series Historica 25, I (2021): 189-199. https://doi.org/10.29302/auash.2021.25.1.9 (read and download here)

Seraïdari, Katerina. “Icons as Marketable Objects: Diffusion and Popularity of Russians Icons in Greece (19th-Early 20th Century).” Museikon 4 (2020): 247-252 (read and download: here)

Seraïdari, Katerina. “Saint Jean le Russe : pèlerinage et territorialité.” La Revue de géographie historique, n.16 (May 2020) (read and download: here)

Seraïdari, Katerina. “Georgios Lampakis (1854-1914) et la constitution de la collection du musée des Antiquités chrétiennes d’Athènes. Monuments, icônes et objets de culte”. Histoire de l’art, n.86, numéro thématique “Grèce(s)” (02/2021): 253-262.

Seraïdari, Katerina. “Saint George the Russian (ca. 1690-1730) and the Spread of his Cult.” Chronos, n. 42 (2021): 1-29.

Seraïdari, Katerina. “Transporter, cacher, détruire : les « objets réfugiés » des orthodoxes de Turquie (1912-1924).” Perspective 1 (2022): 133-144. https://doi.org/10.4000/perspective.27095