29 September 2019, 14:00-15:00: The Kremlin Is Everywhere: Manipulative superpower or failed state? Putin’s Russia under the microscope. Chair: David Reynolds Panellists: Gordon Corera, Dr Elisabeth Schimpfossl, Robert Service
A Research Seminar on ‘Russian Elite Philanthropy and Philanthrocapitalism’. Elisabeth Schimpfössl followed by Cultural Politics special issue launch: ‘Questioning the Super-Rich’. Jennifer Smith Maguire and Paula Serafini
Thursday, 9 May 2019, 3.30 pm, Upper Room, Town Hall, £7
РЕАЛЬНОСТЬ SUI GENERIS: чем мы отличаемся? Векторы развития современной России. XVIII международная научно-практическая конференция молодых учёных
18-20 апреля 2019, Москва
Встреча пройдет 18-го апреля. Начало в 20:00. Мероприятие бесплатное. Количество мест ограничено. Вход по спискам. Место проведения встречи будет сообщено позже
This workshop will give a compact and versatile insight into contemporary Russian society. It will start with an overview of politics, economics and demographics, to then move on to media and civil society. The final part of the workshop will cover Russia’s elites, the impact of economic sanctions and the role of London.
Saturday, 6 April 2019, 11 am to 5 pm, Pushkin House
University of Exeter
Thursday 15 November 2018, 5.30-7.00pm, Building One, Bateman Lecture Theatre
University of Edinburgh Business School invites to a discussion with Oliver Bullough and Elisabeth Schimpfössl about the world’s super rich, with a focus on Russia’s oligarchs, and the UK’s role in benefiting from their activities.
The King’s Russia Institute is pleased to invite you to a discussion of Rich Russians: From Oligarchs to Bourgeoisie with Elisabeth Schimpfossl on Monday, 24 September 2018, 17:30-19:00
King’s College London, Bush House, South East Wing, Room 2.12, 30 Aldwych, WC2B 4BG
Oliver Bullough is replaced in the chair by award-winning writer Peter Pomerantsev for the Frontline Club’s tenth Kleptoscope event, since Oliver will be talking about his new book: Moneyland, why thieves and crooks now rule the world and how to take it back.
With Tim Monteath, ‘Reading The Sunday Times Rich List: Class, Gender and Ethnicity Re-examined’ Peaks and Troughs: New Research on Elites, Wealth, Inequality and Exclusion by Emerging Researchers, 27-28 June 2018, University of Sheffield.
‘Self-Censorship in Russian Media’ Russian Media Workshop, The George Washington University, 26-29 April 2017, Washington DC.
‘Gender and Choice among Russia’s Upper Class’ British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies Conference, 31 March-2 April 2017, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.
‘Rich Russians: From Robber Barons to Gentlemen’, 24 November 2016, talk at SSEES Alumni event.
‘Media Managers in a Kremlin-Centred Information System’ ASEEES Convention, 17-20 Nov 2016, DC.
‘Russia’s New Rich and their Attitudes to the West’, 23 May 2016, UCL Festival of Culture.
With A. Schoenle, ‘The Pursuit of Distinction and the Justification of Privilege: The Russian Elite in 1815 and 2015’ 4 May 2016, Pushkin House London.
‘Russian Capitalists and their Everyday Ideologies’ UCL SSEES Centenary Conference Socialism, Capitalism and Alternatives, 14-16 Dec 2015, London.
‘Narratives of Elitism in Russia’ Russian & Slavonic Studies Seminar, 17 March 2015, University of Leeds.
With I. Yablokov, ‘Freedom Relinquished: Russian Journalists Looking back to the 1990s’ Russian and East European Studies Seminar, 4 March 2015, University of Manchester.
‘Self-Censorship among Russian Media Personalities in the 2010s’ British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies Conference, 5-7 April 2014, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.
‘Researching the Russian Wealth Elite’ LSE Workshop Qualitative Approaches to the Study of Elite Practices, 28 November 2013, LSE.
‘TV Broadcasters in Russian State-Controlled TV’ Workshop Media and Democratization in Post-Soviet Nations, The George Washington University, 25 September 2013, Washington DC.
‘Russian Elite Philanthropy’ American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, 10-13 Aug 2013, New York.
‘Social Distinction in Russia’ 2nd UK-Finnish Postgraduate Workshop: Critical Reflections on Russia and Eastern Europe, 19-20 November 2010, Central & East European Studies, University of Glasgow.
‘Ethical Questions after the Field: Analysing Interviews’ CEELBAS Workshop on Research Ethics and the Practicalities of Doing Fieldwork in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, 30 October 2010, UCL.
‘Russia’s New Social Upper Class: Between Flamboyance and Understatement’ XVII World Congress of the International Sociological Association, 11-17 July 2010, Gothenburg.
‘Snobism in Contemporary Russia’ The Distinction of Elites: Case Studies Seminar, 21 January 2010, Maison Française d’Oxford.
‘Interviewing the Social Upper Class in Russia’ Understanding Russia: Critical reflections on method, practice and knowledge creation, 26 – 27 Nov 2009, Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki.
‘Russia’s New Social Upper Class: Life Stories’ American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies Annual Convention, 12-15 November 2009, Boston.
‘Russia’s New Social Upper Class: Family History and Social Transmission’ & ‘Elite Philanthropy in Russia’ 39th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, 11-14 June 2009, Yerevan.