Monday, 14 December 2015

Slavonic Christmas

This week, the Department has two events highlighting the Christmas traditions of Croatia and Poland respectively.

Tuesday, 15th Dec 2015
Christmas Evening  of  Croatian Poetry  and  Customs
During the evening, poetry will be read in Croatian and English translation, and you will learn about the main Croatian Christmas traditions and listen to Croatian Carols.

This event will take place in from 7-8pm in Rm 4097, Arts Building.

Wednesday, 16th Dec 2015 
Wigilia/Christmas Party
with a Polish twist
During this evening, you will hear about Polish Christmas traditions, sing Polish carols, sample Polish food, and you may even win a prize in the quiz! From 7pm, Rm 5051, Arts Building
Followed by Pub Night

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Live War and Peace reading

You may be interested in a live reading of a reading of Tolstoy's Война и мир being broadcast on the Russian channel Kultura today and over the next three days - the whole novel is being read in small sections by people from all over Russia and beyond.

The life feed, along with information about the novel and the participants can be found at the project blog.