Dostoevsky for the 21st Century: Reflections on the Bicentenary
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On November 11, 2021, the world celebrated the bicentenary of Fyodor Dostoevsky, one of Russia's greatest literary treasures. What is his enduring influence on culture and philosophy? What appeal do international readers find in his style and message today? And how do contemporary audiences explore and (re)interpret his writings? At this event, we will discuss Dostoevsky's relevance in the 21st century and the reasons why his influence has stretched beyond Russia and beyond his time.
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