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Latvian Music

Powerpoint presentation An introduction to traditional Latvian music; classical composers, artists and conductors; ballet; modern music This is an introduction to Latvian music for Honours students studying Latvian Language, History, Society and Culture

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Famous People Born in Latvia

Powerpoint presentation - A brief introduction to famous people born in Latvia. This presentation can be used for culture and language classes. It was originally used to make role cards to practise introducing oneself.

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Alaine Polcz, A wartime memoir

Powerpoint presentation of the novel A wartime memoir by Alaine Polcz, a Hungarian World War 2 survivor and memoirist. Used as lecture and seminar notes for women’s writing courses at Glasgow University.

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How many Slavonic languages are there?

An examination of linguistic, political and cultural issues relating to language identity among the Slavs

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The Thirty-Years exposure. Notes on amateur and fine-art photography in Russia

A PDF both Russian and English of Shamil Khairov’s article in the Rusistika magazine on Reflections on amateur and fine-art photography in Post-Soviet Russia. This resourse is going to be a part of my course “The Russian C20 Visual culture” taught at Glasgow and Tampere, Finland.

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Quiet Russia. Exhibition of monochrome photographs

A Powerpoint Presentation (71 slides) of an exhibition that took place in Edinburgh in September – October 2009 on Russian rural and urban landscapes taken from 1998 to 2008. Used as part of the options course The Russian 20th century visual culture taught at Glasgow and Tampere.

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“I need the signs of the presence of humans…”

Pdf file of a Shamil Khairov’s interview published in the “Цифровик» магазин. Discussion on the current state of art and amateur photography in Russia, Reproduction of S.Khairov original photographs. This resource is used in “The Russian C20 visual culture” taught at Glasogw and Tampere.

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‘Empty Spaces and the Value of Symbols: Estonia’s ‘War on Monuments’ from Another Angle’

Powerpoint presentation - Identity, memory and landscape: a case study of Estonia. This was originally devised as a conference presentation, but has since been used for teaching purposes, on a summer school in Estonia in July 2009 and on an MSc course in Glasgow. The Powerpoint supported a workshop format, where students were invited to reflect on the various images in groups.

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Statehood and Nationality in Central and Eastern Europe: Basic Concepts

Powerpoint presentation with lecture notes on Statehood, Nationhood and Nationalism in Central and Eastern Europe.This presentation was used to support the introductory session of an MSc module.

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Different approaches to Karel Čapek’s travel writing

Powerpoint presentations and class notes - different reading approaches of Karel Čapek’s travel writing. Used as powerpoint presentations accompanied with classnotes

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Czech Literature

Texts, powerpoint presentations Information on the life and work of several Czech authors As reference material; power points are used in class to complement lectures.

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1968 Prague Spring: Origins

Powerpoint presentation on the influence of literature and the arts on politics. Used as a teaching aid

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Czech Writers and Politics 1945 - 1989

Powerpoint file - exploring Czech literature and politics from 1945 - 1989 used as teaching aids

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Hungarian Literature and Culture

Powerpoint and word documents - Covering Hungarian literature and culture. Used as teaching aids

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New Women in Hungarian literature: Margit Kaffka (1880-1918)

Powerpoint verslecture given at Glasgow University on a Hungarian woman writer (life and work) Hungarian literature, women’s writing, literature and culture. Used as powerpoint aide in undergraduate lecture in Comparative Literature

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Creating a nation: monuments and textual documents in Hungary: 1800-1900

Powerpoint version of a lecture given at Peter Pazmany RC University, Budapest. Hungarian literature, literature and culture, creating national cultural institutions. Used as powerpoint aide to summer school lecture.

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Bibliography to the study of Hungarian literature

Word document - A bibliography of English-language scholarly articles on 20th century Hungarian literature with electronic availability wherever possible Hungarian literature, women’s writing, literature and culture I have used it as an aide to find secondary material to Hungarian and comparative literature courses

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A Touch of Polish

Word document - The nature of Polish within a wider linguistic and cultural background. A brief article on Polish as a Slavonic language describing its distinctive features, grammar and history. This text was used as a part of level 1 introductory lecture on the Polish language.

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The Theatre of the Absurd

Word document - THE THEATRE OF THE ABSURD historical term coined by the critic Martin Esslin for the work of a number of playwrights, mostly written in the 1950s and 1960s. Used as reference material in teaching

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The History of Czech Literature 900-2000

Texts, powerpoint presentations Information on the life and work of several Czech authors As reference material; power points are used in class to complement lectures.

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Václav Havel

Word document - Information on the life and work of Václav Havel. Used as reference material in teaching

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Milan Kundera´s Unbearable Lightness of Being

Word document - Review of Milan Kundera´s Unbearable Lightness of Being. Used as reference material in teaching

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Milan Kundera

Word document - Information on the life and work of Milan Kundera. Used as reference material in teaching.

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Michal Viewegh

Word document - Information on the life and work of Michal Viewegh. Used as reference material for teaching

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Emil Hakl

Word document - Information on the life and work of Emil Hakl (real name Jan Beneš). Used as reference material in teaching

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A history of Czech Literature 900-2000

Information on the life and work of several Czech authors, Used as reference material in class to complement lectures

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Karel Capek - A Writer for our Times?

Powerpoint presentation - Information on the life and work of Karel Capek. Used in class to complement lectures

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Karel Čapek: 1890-1938

Information on the life and work Karel Capek. Used as As reference material for teaching

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Constructing Lithuania

PDF - Ethnic maps depicting Lithuanian distribution in Russian Empire (mid 19th century – 1914). Conference presentations, PhD dissertation

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Ethnic distribution in the North Western part of the Russian Empire

Ethnic maps depicting Lithuanian distribution in Russian Empire (mid 19th century – 1914. Conference presentations, PhD dissertation

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The Ways to Perceive a Fatherland

Powerpoint presentation - Ethnic maps depicting Lithuanian distribution in Russian Empire (mid 19th century – 1914). Conference presentations, PhD dissertation

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Mapping Lithuanians: Examining Russian Imperial Ethnic Cartography

Powerpoint Presentations - Ethnic distribution in the North Western part of the Russian Empire (mid 19th c. – 1914. Ethnic maps depicting Lithuanian distribution in Russian Empire (mid 19th century – 1914. Conference presentations, PhD dissertation

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The Livonian War

Word document - Estonian History, Society and Culture The Livonian War. Estonians Under the Swedish Rule. The Great Norhern War. Handouts for the lectures of Estonian History, Society and Culture

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Estonians in the 14th to 16th centuries

Word document - Estonians in the 14th to 16th centuries. Handouts for the lectures of Estonian History, Society and Culture

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Estonia in the Middle Ages

Word document - Estonia in the Middle Ages and the The ancient Estonian religion. Handouts for the lectures on Estonian History, Society and Culture

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Estonian History

Estonian history from the beginning to the Livonian War. Handouts for the lectures on Estonian History, Society and Culture

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The beginning of Estonian history

Word document - The beginning of Estonian history, until the end of the Iron Age. Handouts for the lectures on Estonian History, Society and Culture

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Ethical Scenarios - for students intending to carry out research in former socialist countries

Word document - Series of ethical scenarios designed to generate class/group discussion. Small groups of students are asked to discuss one of the four scenarios and then feed back to the group outlining what action they would take and why.

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Vratné lahve (Empties)

Word document - A film review of Czech film Vratné lahve (Empties, 2007). Used as source material for teaching

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Tajnosti (Secrets)

Word document - A review of Czech film Tajnosti (Secrets. Used as source material for teaching

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Štěstí (Something Like Happiness)

Word document - A review of Czech film Štěstí (Something Like Happiness), directed by Bohdan Sláma. Used as source material for teaching

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Silný kafe (Bitter Coffee)

Word document - A review of Czech film Silný kafe (Bitter Coffee), directed by Bőrkur Gunnarsson. Used as source material for teaching

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Šílení (The Lunatics)

Word document - A review of Czech film Šílení (The Lunatics, directed by Jan Švankmajer. Used as source material for teaching

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Poslední motýl (The Last Butterfly)

Word document - A review of Czech film Poslední motýl (The Last Butterfly),directed by Karel Kachyňa. Used as source material for teaching

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Nuda v Brně (Bored in Brno)

Word document - A review of Czech film Nuda v Brně (Bored in Brno, directed by Vladimír Morávek. Used as source material for teaching

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Návrat idiota - The Return of the Idiot

Word document - A Czech film review of Návrat idiota - The Return of the Idiot, directed by Saša Gedeon. Used as source material for teaching

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Musíme si pomáhat - Divided we fall

Word document - Czech film review of Musíme si pomáhat Divided we fall,directed by Jan Hřebejk. Used as source material for teaching

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Kouř - Smoke

Word document - Czech film review of Kouř - Smoke, directed by Tomáš Vorel. Used as source material for teaching

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Knoflíkáři - Buttoners

Word document - A Czech film review of Knoflíkáři - Buttoners,directed by Petr Zelenka. Used as source material for teaching

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Jízda - The Ride

Word document - A Czech film review Jízda - The Ride, directed by Jan Svěrák. Used as source material for teaching

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Je třeba zabít Sekala - Sekal must die

Word document - A Czech film review Je třeba zabít Sekala - Sekal must die, directed by Vladimír Michálek. Used as source material for teaching

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Babí léto - Indian summer

Word document - A review of Czech film Babí léto - Indian summer directed by Vladimír Michálek. Used as a source for teaching

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Horem pádem - Helter Skelter

Word document - A review of Czech film Horem pádem - Helter Skelter, directed by Jan Hřebejk. Used as source material in teaching

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O rodičích a dětech - Of parents and children

Word document - review of Czech film, O rodičích a dětech - Of parents and children, director Vladimír Michálek

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Czech Cinema

Powerpoint document - Information on the history of Contemporary Czech Cinema. Used as source material for teaching

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Czech Cinema

Text and Powerpoint documents - Information on Czech cinema and a selection of recent Czech films. Used as source material for teaching

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Czech Feature Film Since 1989

Word document - Information on the history of Czech cinema used as source material for teaching

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Video Interviews - Covering Czech: Economy, History and Literature

A selection of video interviews exploring the Czech: Economy, Literature and History. The video's have been produced for Humbox, but will be used for teaching

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Video Interview - Czech History

Video interview with Dr Jan Culik discussing Czech History. The video footage was produced for Humbox, but will be used in teaching.

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Video Interview - 20th Century Czech Literature

A video interview with Dr Jan Culik, Glasgow University discussing 20th Century Czech Literature. The video's have been produced for Humbox, but will be used for teaching

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Video Interview - 19th Century Czech Literature

Czech 19th Century Literature this resource has been created for Humbox, but will be used for teaching

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Video Interview - Czech Economy

An Interview with Professor Martin Myant, University of the West of Scotland on the Czech Economy. This video was produced for Humbox, but will be used for teaching

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Latvian Language, History and Culture

A selection of documents used in language and culture lectures covering Latvia's History, Literature, Language, communities, folk art and music

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Latvian Language, History, Society and Culture

A list of internet resources for Honours students studying Latvian Language, History, Society and Culture at beginners’ and intermediate level, as well as for students at all levels who are taking Latvian as their compulsory language as part of the language-based postgraduate degree in Russian, Central and East European Studies.

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Famous Slovenes

Powerpoint presentation on famous Slovenes, uses in language and culture lectures.

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Slovene Literature

Powerpoint presentation on Slovenian literature. Used in language and culture lectures.

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Slavonic Languages

Series of documents used in lectures covering, history, grammar and all aspects of Slavonic languages.

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Slovenian Culture

Powerpoint presentation used in Slovene culture and language lectures. Exploring all aspects of Slovenian culture

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Slovenia Today

Powerpoint presentation used in language and culture lectures. Exploring Slovenia today, communities, culture and habits

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Slovene Traditions

Powerpoint presentation used in Slovene language and culture lectures. Explores the history and cultural traditions of Slovenia

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Slovene History and Legends

Powerpoint presentation used in modules covering Slovene Language and culture. Explores the history and legends of Slovenia

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Slovene Geography and Tourism

Powerpoint presentation used in modules about Slovene culture and language. Covering Slovene seography and tourism

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Slovene Culture and Civilization

Powerpoint presentations on various topics, covering different aspects of Slovene culture and civilization. Language, Geography and Tourism, History and Legends, Traditional Slovenia, Slovenia Today, Culture, Literature, Famous Slovenes. Used as teaching aids for modules about Slovene culture and other language modules to explain certain aspects of Slovenia

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The Slavonic Languages

PDF Documents used as hand-outs intended to assist students in following the lectures and to serve as an aide-mémoire. They provide a brief description of the salient features of each of the Slavonic languages

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The Languages of Europe

Word Document - Plotting the Linguistic Map of Europe. an annotated list of the languages spoken in Europe, giving information on language relationships, the places where the languages are used, their status. the alphabet(s) used and (not in all instances) the number of speakers. Used as a handout

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Czech Opera

A series of Word Documents and Powerpoint presentations on Czech opera and two Czech operatic composers. Used as source material for teaching

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What is the Czech Republic about?

An article published in the Edinburgh Review. Information on current Czech politics, literature and culture, Used as reference material

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Byzantium and the Slavs

Word Document and Powerpoint presentation - A lecture on Constantine and Methodius and the introduction of Cyrillic liturgy to Moravia in the 9th century. Used as source material for teaching

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Slovene Language

Powerpoint presentation covering the Slovene Language, used as teaching aids in language modules

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Stalin’s Consolidation of Power, 1924-41

Word Document, Lecture - Stalin’s Consolidation of Power, 1924-41

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Latvian Language and Culture through the Ages

Powerpoint presentation: A description of the development of the Latvian language, as well as folk songs, folk tales, proverbs and beliefs. This was originally a lecture as part of a series of events relating to Central and Eastern Europe.

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Latvian mythology and its interpretation in folk art and song

A powerpoint presentation - A description of Latvian pagan deities, their symbols in folk art and folk songs, with English translations, in which these deities are mentioned. This presentation is the basis of a tutorial on Latvian mythology. We discuss the deities, look at examples of folk art and translate the folk songs into English.

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This list was generated on Sun Sep 3 19:10:16 2017 BST.