The Interpretation of the Concept “Moscow is the Third Rome in the East and in the West. From the Idea to Visual Images”: International Research Conference at the Russian Academy of Arts

The Russian Academy of Arts and Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic) in partnership with the Moscow Kremlin Museums and Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts of the RAA invite you to attend the International Research Conference “The Interpretation of the Concept “Moscow is the Third Rome in the East and in the West. From the Idea to Visual Images”, that will take place in the White Hall of the Russian Academy of Arts (21 Prechistenka street, Moscow) on March 22-24, 2016.

THE CONFERENCE PROGRAM

March 22, 2016 - Tuesday
Venue: the White Hall of the Russian Academy of Arts
21 Prechistenka street, Moscow

10.00-10.30 – Registration of participants
10.30-11.00 – Opening of the Conference
Welcoming speech:
•    Representative of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
•    Andrey A. Zolotov, the Russian Academy of Arts
•    Pavel Bocek, Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic)  

Opening address:
Anna Ryndina, Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts of the Russian Academy of Arts

11.00 – Morning session
Moderator: Pavel Bocek, Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic)

Nina Sinitsyna, Institute of Russian History of the Russian Academy of Sciences
The Third Rome and Emperor Augustus. Genesis and Metamorphosis of the Concept

Boris Florya, Institute of Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences
The Doctrine “Moscow is the Third Rome” and Revelations of Methodius of Olympus  

Mickhail Bibikov,  M. Lomonosov Moscow State University
The Priesthood of Earth – the Priesthood of the City (Byzantium – Old Russia)

Archimandrit Makariy (Veretennikov), Moscow Theological Academy
Metropolitan Makariy – Builder of the Holy Russia  

Boris Fonkich, Institute of World History of the Russian Academy of Sciences
The Russian Government and Christian Orient in the 1620s

Mickhail Maslin, M. Lomonosov Moscow State University
Thomas Masaryk and Thomas Shpidlick about the Third Rome

14.00-15.00 – Coffee break

15.00 – Afternoon session

Pavel Bocek, Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic)
The Orthodox Tsar in the Russian Religious and Political Thought at the Turn of the 15-16th  Century

Anna Ryndina, Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts of the RAA
The Italian Trace of Two “Victorious” Images of the Mother of God in the 16th Century Russia

Alexey Lidov, Institute of World Culture of the Moscow State University
Metamorphosis of the Iconic and the Iconographic Original in Russian Culture of the Late Middle Ages

Mickhail Sokolov, Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts of the RAA
The Image of the “Third Rome” in its Metahistorical Interactions with the Iconology of Motherland

Andrey Korenevsky, the South Federal University in Rostov-on-the Don
The Key Mythologems of the Russian Medieval Religious and Political Thought: from New Jerusalem to the New City of Constantine and Third Rome

Svetlana Yavorskaya, the History and Art Museum in Domodedovo
The Cross of Shumaev. The Holy Land of Tsar Alexey Mickhailovich. From the Idea to the Image

March 23, 2016 - Wednesday
Venue: the White Hall of the Russian Academy of Arts
21 Prechistenka street, Moscow

10.00-10.30 – Registration of participants
10.30 – Morning session
Moderator: Anna Ryndina, Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts of the RAA

Gennady Popov, A. Rublev Central Museum of Old Russian Culture and Art  
The Psalter of F. Buslaev – the Monument of “Palace Renaissance” in the Time of Ivan III

Nina Kvlividze, Russian State Humanitarian University
The Concept “Moscow is the Third Rome” in Monumental Programs in the Time of Metropolitan Makariy and Tsar Ivan the Terrible

Galina Nazarova, A. Rublev Central Museum of Old Russian Culture and Art
The Development of Iconography of St. Alexy Metropolitan of Moscow in the Light of Urgent Religious and Political Ideas of Medieval Russia  

Kseniya Schedrina, Moscow State Pedagogical University
“Moscow is the Third Rome” in Russia in the Middle of the 17th Century. On the Issue of Moldavian and Wallachian Ties in Russian Art in the Time of Patriarch Nikon

Tamara Ostrovskaya, Moscow State United Art, History and Architecture as well as Nature and Landscape Museum-Preserve Kolomenskoye-Izmailovo-Lefortovo-Lyublino
The Sacral and State Meaning of the Tsar Crown in the Romanovs Time and the Altar Canopy in the Cathedral of Transfiguration of the Solovetsky Monastery

Inessa Slyunkova, Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts of the RAA
Allusion of the Procession of the Byzantine Emperor in the Coronation Ceremony of Russian Monarchs in the Second Half of the 19th Century

Evgeniya Kirichenko, Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts of the RAA
Architectural and Urban Development Realization of the “Moscow is the Third Rome” Idea in the Far East in the Middle of the 19th – Early 20th Century

14.00-15.00 – Coffee break

15.00 – Afternoon session  
Moderator: Armen Kazaryan, State Institute of Art Criticism

Tatyana Isachenko, the Russian State Library
The Third Rome and Holy Mount Athos

Armen Kazaryan, State Institute of Art Criticism
Ani and Monastery Oromos in the Images of the Royal City and New Jerusalem. The attempt to reveal the concept of the Armenian Bagratids

Ilya Putyatin, Moscow Institute of Architecture
Images of Shrines of Three Christian Capitals in Russian Church Architecture in the Time of Classicism  

Andrey Gamlitsky, Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts of the RAA
The Concept “Moscow is the Third Rome” and “The Second Jerusalem” in the Paintings of the Resurrection Cathedral of the 18th Century New Jerusalem Monastery

Kirill Posternak, Orthodox St. Tikhon University for the Humanities
Greek and Russian Singing Contacts of the 15-16th Century and the Problem of the Emergence of Old Russian Polyphony

Mark Gurari, Council of the Union of Moscow Architects for City Planning of Moscow
The Theme of the Third Rome in Visual Architectural Images of the Russian Avant-Garde

March 24, 2016 - Thursday
Venue: The Moscow Kremlin. The Patriarch Palace
            Entrance by invitation only though the Trinity Gates

10.00-10.30 am – Registration of participants
10.30-15.00 – The Plenary Session
Welcoming address:
•    Elena Y. Gagarina, Director-General of the Moscow Kremlin Museums  
•    Pavel Bocek, Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic)

Moderator: Andrey Batalov, the Moscow Kremlin Museums

Irina Sterligova, the Moscow Kremlin Museums
Once Again About the Kremlin Precious Icons Related to Sophia Paleolog

Tatyana Samoilova, the State Tretyakov Gallery
On the Way to the Kingdom. Images of Power in the Context of the Time of Ivan III

Andrey Batalov, the Moscow Kremlin Museums
The Appearance of the 16th Century Royal Residences

Leonid Belyaev, Institute of Archaeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences
New Jerusalem of the Patriarch Nikon and its European Roots: Archaeology, Art, Technology

15.00 – Coffee break

Irina Bobrovnitskaya, the Moscow Kremlin Museums
Italian Specimens in the Décor of the So-Called “Bone” Throne from the Collection of the Moscow Kremlin Museums

Vladimir Sedov, Institute of Archaeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, M. Lomonosov Moscow State University
Many-Domed Churches of the 16th Century Northern-Western Russia as a Reflection of the Moscow Ideas

Alexander Preobrazhensky, M. Lomonosov Moscow State University
‘The Portrait” of the Orthodox Kingdom in Russian Scenes of Congregational Prayer in the 16th-17th Century

Excursion to the State Armory Museum and Cathedrals of the Moscow Kremlin  


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