Reviews and Reports

Moscow Interdisciplinary Conference on Autobiography

  • Thomas Rollings National Research University The Higher School of Economics Visiting scholar

Abstract

The conference devoted to “Autobiographical writings in an interdisciplinary research environment: people, texts, practices” was held on 1–2 June 2016 in Moscow at the National Research University The Higher School of Economics (HSE). The conference aimed to promote the study of first-person writings as the product of specific social practices and marked a modest step forward in the study of autobiography in Russia.

 

This article was submitted to EJLW on October 21st 2016 and published on April 9th 2017.

Author Biography

Thomas Rollings, National Research University The Higher School of Economics Visiting scholar
The author is currently an independent scholar living in Moscow where he is involved with the HSE study group on autobiography. His recent article on Nikolai Chernyshevsky’s use of a journalistic autobiographical pact appeared in the recent HSE publication Avtobiograficheskie svidetel’stva: perspectivy mezhdistsiplinarnikh issledovanii (Saint Petersburg: Aleteiia Press, 2016). News about the next conference on 1–2 June 2017 in Moscow can be found at https://phil.hse.ru/ en/autobio/announcements/202514551.html.
Published
2017-04-08
Section
Reviews and Reports