Abstracts and registration are up for the Plenary Panel

Titles and abstracts are now up for the three presentations that will be part of the Friday, April 16 plenary panel. Hannah Chapman will discuss showmanship in contemporary Russian politics, Smoki Musaraj will talk about changing public perceptions of concrete architecture in Albania, while Karen Petrone will delve into memories of and connections with WWII in Russian entertainment and leisure.

The plenary is open to all, conference participants and the general public. It will be available through a Zoom webinar. All attendees will need to register for the plenary panel webinar individually. Please check the Special Events webpage for full abstracts and the registration link.

A WWII Veteran. Photo by Daniel Ioanu on Unsplash

A Commemorative Plate of Putin. Photo by Ignat Kushanrev on Unsplash

A tall round hotel tower

Plaza Hotel, Tirana, Albania. Photo by Mika on Unsplash