October 28, 2014 (Tuesday)

Conference participants registration

10:00–10:30, The State Hermitage Museum, The Hermitage Theatre Foyer (St. Petersburg, Dvortsovaya embankment, 34, The Hermitage staff entrance)

1.1. Plenary

“Classical Antiquity — Life through the Ages, and the Age of Topicality”

10:30–17:00, The State Hermitage Museum, The Hermitage Theatre (St. Petersburg, Dvortsovaya embankment, 34, The Hermitage staff entrance)

Time limit for papers — 15 minutes

Languages: Russian, English (simultaneous translation)

Chairperson: Dr. Anna A. Trofimova

1.1.1. Prof. Mikhail B. Piotrovsky, Director General of the State Hermitage Museum, Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Opening welcome speech

1.1.2. Prof. Nikolai M. Kropachev, Rector of St. Petersburg State University. Opening welcome speech

1.1.3. Academician Sergei  P. Karpov, Dean of the Faculty of History of Lomonosov Moscow State University. Opening welcome speech

1.1.4. Prof. Abdullah Kh. Daudov, Director of the Institute for History of St. Petersburg State University. Opening welcome speech

1.1.5. Prof. Ivan I. Tuchkov (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia), Elena K. Zhukova (Director General of the “Russian World of Art” Fund, Russia), Svetlana V. Maltseva (St. Petersburg State University, Institute for History, Russia). Presentation of The Papers of the 4th International Conference “Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art”

1.1.6. Dr. Anna A. Trofimova (State Hermitage Museum, Head of the Department of Classical Antiquities, Russia) Classical Legacy and Its Influence as Focused in Today’s Studies in Graeco-Roman Art History

1.1.7. Prof. Dora Katsonopoulou (President of the Institute for Archaeology of Paros and the Cyclades, Greece) “Skopas of Paros, and His World”: an Introduction to the Proceedings volume of the Third International Conference on the Archaeology of Paros and the Cyclades

12:00–12:30 Coffee-break, The Hermitage Council Hall

1.1.8. Nadia C. Jijina (State Hermitage Museum; St. Petersburg State University, Russia) Ebb and Flow — Type in Art and Its Destiny at the Periphery of Oikoumene

1.1.9. Antonio Corso (Centro Studi Vitruviani, Fano, Italy) The Birth and the Development of the Idealized Concept of Arcadia in Classical Greek Art

1.1.10. Felix I. Ter-Martirosov (National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, The Erevan State University, Armenia) Clarification of the Term “Hellenistic Art” (Based upon Art of the Principal Centers of Classical World and Ancient Armenia)

1.1.11. Martin Büchsel (Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany) Ancient and Carolingian Art

1.1.12. Anna V. Zakharova (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia), Svetlana V. Maltseva (St. Petersburg State University, Russia) Byzantium as Christian Antiquity

1.1.13. Armen Iu. Kazarian (Research Institute of Theory and History of Architecture and Town Planning of Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction Sciences; State Institute for Art Studies, Russia) Appeal to Classical Antiquity: the Order Motif Presented at the Façades of Mediaeval Temples

1.1.14. Valentin A. Bulkin (St. Petersburg State University, Russia) Novgorodian Style in the Old-Russian Architecture of the 13th – 15th Centuries

14:30–15:00 Coffee-break, The Hermitage Council Hall

1.1.15. Ivan I. Tuchkov (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia) Apollo at a Villa: Apollo’s Image in the Art of Renaissance

1.1.16. Ol’ga G. Makho (State Hermitage Museum; St. Petersburg University for Cinematography and Television, Russia) Originals and Imitations of the Art of Classical Antiquity in Isabella d’Este’s Grotta

1.1.17. Elena A. Efimova (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia) The Renaissance Drawings with Architectural Fantasies on Antique Themes: Their Origins, Evolution, and Semantic

1.1.18. Edmund Richardson (University of Durham, United Kingdom) The Ghostly Greeks: Art, History and Misdirection in the 19th Century

1.1.19. Vadim G. Bass (European University at St. Petersburg, Russia) ‘Russian Palladio’: a Mechanism of Adoption of Classics in the 20th Century Russian Architecture

1.1.20. Anatolii V. Rykov (St. Petersburg State University, Russia) Classical Antiquity, Avant-Garde, and Totalitarianism. On Metamorphology of the Present-Day Art

1.2. “Flickers of Classical Antiquity in St. Petersburg”

17:00–23:00, A coach tour over the city organized and prepared by art historians of St. Petersburg State University and the State Hermitage Museum

17:15–17:45 – The Church of Our Saviour on Blood

18:00–19:30 – Sts. Peter and Paul’s Fortress and Cathedral

20:00–20:30 – St. Isaac’s Cathedral Colonnade

21:30 – The Spit of Vasilievsky Island

22:30 – The Smolny Cathedral