In the context of the year of Russian history and
200-anniversary of the War of 1812

 

Organizers:
Institute of World History Russian Academy of Sciences
Russian State University for the Humanities
Association Dialogue Franco-Russe
International Napoleonic Society
State Borodino War and History Museum and Reserve

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contacts:
Tel: +7 (495) 954-48-46, +7(917) 531-99-01
e-mail: npromyslov@list.ru

Time-limit:
Report – 20 minutes
Comments – 5 minutes

 


Program of the conference

Monday, July 9. Presidium of Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prospect 32a

9:30 am           Registration
10:00-10:45 am          Keynote Address (President’s Hall)
Alexander Tchubarian, Director of Institute of world history, Academician RAS, Russia
Yury Osipov, President of Russian Academy of Sciences, Academician RAS, Russia
J. David Markham, President of International Napoleonic Society, USA
Wladimir Yakunin, Co-president of Association Dialogue Franco-Russe, President of JSCo “Russian Railways”, Russia
Efim Pivovar, Rector of Russian State University for the Humanities, Corresponding Member of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Mikhail Tcherepashenets, Diector of State Borodino War and History Museum and Reserve, Russia

10:45-11:00 am          Coffee break

Session 1 (President’s Hall)               11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The War of 1812 in History. Chairs: Alexander Tchubarian and Marie-Pierre Rey

Vadim Roginsky, Institute of World history, Russia
The Patriotic War of 1812 in History

Marie-Pierre Rey, Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne
Enjeux et conséquences géopolitiques de la guerre de 1812

J. David Markham, President of International Napoleonic Society, USA
Napoleon’s Disastrous Decisions in Russia

Thierry Lentz, Fondation Napoléon, France
Napoléon’s European Project

Alexander Tchoudinov, Institute of the World History, International Napoleonic Society, Russia
The Patriotic War in the Perception of the Russian People.

Comments: the Audience

Lunch             1:00-2:00 pm

Session 2 (Red Hall)              2:00-4:00 pm
Russia and France in 1812. Chairs: Alexander Bezborodov and J. David Markham

Victor Bezotosny, Russian State Historical Museum, International Napoleonic Society, Russia
The Price of Victory and the Consequences of the 1812 War

Andrej Koudriachenko, Institute of World history, Ukrainian national academy, Ukraine
Ukraine according to Napoleon’s plans in 1812

Dimitry Tselorungo, State Borodino War and History Museum and Reserve, Russia
The Russian High Command in 1812: A Prosopographical Analysis

Vladislav Rjeoutski, Bristol University, UK
Russo-French Relations and the French Diaspora in Russia in 1812 

John. G. Gallaher, Southern Illinois University, USA
King Jérôme and General Vandamme in the early phase of the 1812 Campaign

General Henri Paris (Ret.), International Napoleonic Society, France
The Battle to Cross the Berezina River: Napoleon Saves the Grande Armée and Counter-attacks

Coffee break                          4:00-4:15 p.m.

Session 3 (Red Hall)              4:15-7:00 pm
Russia and France in 1812, continued. Chairs: Wladimir Bushouev and Alan Forrest

Vladimir Zemtsov, Yekaterinburg Pedagogical University, Russia
Napoléon in Moscow Kremlin

Andrey Popov, Samara State University, International Napoleonic Society, Russia
Partisans of the Grande Armée in Russia

Sergey Khomchenko, State Borodino War and History Museum and Reserve, Russia
French Prisoners in Russia and the Local Population

Roman Bliznyakov, Crimean University of Culture, Arts and Tourism, Ukraine
Southern Ukraine Lands and Elite of Novorossiya during Patriotic War of 1812

Tomasz Klauza, International Napoleonic Society, Poland
The Fifth Corps of the Grande Armée During the Russian Campaign 1812

Alexander Grab, University of Maine, International Napoleonic Society, USA
Italian Soldiers in the Napoleonic Invasion into Russia

Zinaida Tchekantceva, Institute of the World History, Russia
Historical Events of 1812 and Epistemology of Images

Comments: the Audience

 

Tuesday, July 10. Presidium of Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prospect 32a

Session 4 (Red Hall)                          9:00-10:45
Belligerents: The Image of the Other in 1812. Chairs: Thierry Lentz and Alexander Tchoudinov

Alan Forrest, York University, International Napoleonic Society, Great Britain
The French in 1812: Images and Memories of the Russian Campaign

Nikolay Promyslov, Institute of World History, International Napoleonic Society, Russia
Against Space and Climate?

Lydia Ivchenko, “The Battle of Borodino” Panorama, International Napoleonic Society, Russia
Napoléon as seen by the Russian Officer Corps

Andzey Nieuwazny, Torun University, Poland
Russia and the Russians as Seen by the Poles, 1811-1813  

Andrey Mitrophanov, Russia
A Friend or Foe? Napoléon and Paris Newspapers on the French Émigrés in 1799 and 1814 Comparative Analysis

Comments: the Audience

Coffee break                          10:45 – 11:00 am

Session 5 (Red Hall)                          11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Belligerents: The Image of the Other in 1812, continued. Chairs: Andrey Gladyshev and Andzey Nieuwazny

Maya Gubina, Bibliothèque InterUniversitaire Sorbonne, France
1812 as a War of Quills: the Bulletins of the Grande Armee vs. the Leaflets produced by the Russian General Staff

Eugene Prusskaya, Institute of World History, International Napoleonic Society, Russia
Bonaparte’s Egyptian Expedition of 1798-1801 and the Image of the East

Maria Zozaya Montes, Valladolid’s University, International Napoleonic Society, Spain
Friends or Enemies? Spanish Captives in France, 1809-1814

Eugenia Smoktiy, University Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Spanish Catholic and Russian Orthodox Churches against the Napoleonic Invasion

Romain Buclon, University of Grenoble, France
An Insight into 1812. The Allied Forces of Napoleon and the Russians as Seen by the French Soldiers during the Russian Campaign.

Lubov Melnikova, Institute of Russian history, Russian academy of sciences
Antinapoleonic Propaganda in Russia 1806–1814: Forming the Image of the Enemy

Comments: the Audience

Lunch                         1:00-2:00 pm

Session 6 (Red Hall)                          2:00-4:15 pm
International Relations During the Napoleonic Era. Chairs: Alexander Grab and Vadim Roginsky

Alexander Orlov, Moscow State Humanitarian University, Russia
Anglo-Russian Peace Treaty, July 18, 1812: history of its preparation and conclusion

Oleg Zakharchyk, National Aircraft University, Ukraine
Negotiations in Frankfurt in 1813 according Russian modern historiography

Dimitry Malyshev, Tavrida National V.I. Vernadsky University, Ukraine
Crimea in the Context of Oriental Problem before and during  Patriotic War of 1812

Igor Mednikov, Institute of World History, Russia
The 1812 in Russian-Spanish relations

Nikolay Mogilevsky, Russia
Russian Diplomacy and International Congresses in Prague and Châtillon, 1813-14

Tadeusz Klupczyński, International Napoleonic Society, Poland
With Emperor or Tsar: Polish Dilemmas of the Napoleonic Era

Comments: the Audience

Coffee break                                      4:15-4:30 pm

Session 7 (Red Hall)                          4:30-6:00 pm

The 1812 Russian Campaign as echoed in international Relations, continued. Chairs: Alexander Gorbunov and Vladislav Rjeoutski

Alexandra Khorosheva, Institute of World History, Russia
The Belgian Départements Within the Napoleonic Empire

Galina Shatokhina, Institute of World History, Russia
The Netherlands During the Napoleonic wars

 

Johan Joor, International Napoleonic Society, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam
"Nous continuons à être inondés de pamphlets et d’affiches": form, frequency and content of anti-Napoleonic incitement in the Netherlands in the years of Annexation and the role of '1812'.

Peter Baratov, Institute of World History, Russia
The War of 1812 and the National Awakening in the Czech Territories

Comments: the Audience

Special Session (Red Hall)                                        6:00-7:30 pm
Roundtable: National Historiographies of the Napoleonic Wars. Moderators: Wladimir Zemtsov, Nikolay Promyslov
Thierry Lentz, Lidia Ivchenko, Alan Forrest, Maria Zozaya Montes, Andzey Neyvazny, Eman Vovsi.

Wednesday, July 11. Russian State University for the Humanities,
Chajanova st. 15

Session 8                                            9:00-10:45 am
The 1812 Russian Campaign as echoed in international Relations. Chairs: Efim Pivovar and Johan Joor

William Nester, St. Johns University, International Napoleonic Society, USA
Why did Napoleon Do It?  Hubris, Security Dilemmas, Brinkmanship, and the 1812 Russian Campaign

Mark Hay, King’s College London, UK
The Dutch Experience and Memory of the Campaign of 1812: Final Feat of Arms of the Dutch-Imperial Contingent, or: Resurrection of the Independent Dutch Armed Forces?

Olga Okuneva, Institute of World History, Russia
The Echo of Napoleonic Wars in the New World: An Eventful Turn in the Brazilian History

Luke Dalla Bona, Canada
How Did Napoleon’s Pistols Get from Borodino in 1812 to Havana in 2012?

Anna Matveeva, Institute of World History, Russia
German Identity and the Napoleonic Era

Comments: the Audience

Coffee break                                      10:45-11:00 am

Session 9                                            11:00am – 1:00 pm
The 1812 Russian Campaign as echoed in international Relations, continued. Chairs: Viktor Bezotosny and Maya Gubina

Margaret B. Crosby-Arnold, Columbia University, International Napoleonic Society, USA
Was 1812 An Economic War? The Motives for Napoleon’s Russian Campaign
Reconsidered

Alla Namazova, Institute of World History, Russia
Prince Leopold Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and His Participation in the Napoleonic Wars, Based on Russian Archival Sources

Elena Kiseleva, Institute of World History, Russia
The Role of Campaigns 1812–1815 in Forming of Liberal Views of Decembrist Nikolay Tourgeniev

Alexander Podmazo, Russia
Questions of Classification of the 1812 Patriotic War and its place in the Context of the Napoleonic Wars.

Alexander Sagomonyan, Moscow State Linguistic University, Russia
The Spanish military contingent in the Grande Armée, 1812

Alexander Bespalov, Russia
Troops of the Swiss Confederation During the Russian Campaign, 1812

Comments: the Audience

Lunch                                                 1:00-2:00 pm

Session 10                                          2:00-3:30 pm
The 1812 Patriotic War: Legacy and Memory. Chairs: John. G. Gallaher and Lidia Ivchenko

Alexander Gorbunov, State Borodino War and History Museum and Reserve, International Napoleonic Society, Russia
The place of memory in the historical landscape of the Borodino battlefield

Alena Postnikova, Yekaterinburg Pedagogical University, Russia
The Battle of the Berezina in European Historical Memory

Nikolay Kopylov, MGIMO - University, Russia
The Battle of the Berezina, November 26-28, 1812, in Reminiscences of Soldiers and Officers of the Grande Armée

Ivan Menteshahvili, International Napoleonic Society, Republic of Georgia
A Historical Truth: Napoleon as Depicted in Poetry by Voloshin, Tyutchev and Pushkin   

Comments: the Audience

Session 11                                          3:30-5:00 pm
The 1812 Patriotic War: Legacy and Memory. Chairs: Wladimir Zemtsov and Maria Zozaya Montes

Nikolay Podosokorsky, Russia
A Theme of the 1812 War in the Writings of Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Natalia Rostislavleva, Russian State University for the Humanities, Russia
Representations of the Napoleon’s Russian Campaign in German Historical Narrative in the
19th century

Allon Klebanoff, The Centre for Western Studies, International Napoleonic society
"Luckless commander!! Ah, your fate was bitter gall!" (Pushkin). Barclay de Tolly – reviled foreigner or the saviour of Russia?

Ramil Rahimov, State University of Bashkortostan, Russia
The Bashkir irregular cavalry in the Napoleonic wars: a phenomenon and historical reminiscence

Gregory Bibikov, Institute of Russian History, Russia
Russian statesmen from the 1820s to the 1850s: the War of 1812 and the making of a political elite

Comments: the Audience

Coffee break                                      5:00-5:15 pm

Session 12                                          5:15-7:30 pm
The 1812 Patriotic War: Legacy and Memory, continued. Chairs: Oleg Zakharchuk and  Alla Namazova

Grigory Lanskoj, Russian State University for the Humanities, Russia
The Documents about Patriotic War of 1812 in Moscow State Archives

Anita Cherpinska, Latvian University, Latvian Republic
The War of 1812 and Historical Memory in Latvia

Victor Totfalyshin, Saratov University, Russia
Celebrating the Centenary of the War of 1812 in Saratov province

Olivier Lammens, International Napoleonic Society, South Africa
Anecdotes of Napoleon’s Russian Campaign

 

Edna Markham-Mueller, International Napoleonic Society, Canada
The Use of Google Earth® to Illustrate the Russian Campaign of 1812   

Comments: the Audience

Thursday, July 12
Special session at Borodino battlefield and museum

Friday, July 13
Guided tour in English of the Kremlin and Armory Chamber
Free time