The Russian Corporation / The Corporation in Russia Conference

Event time: 
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Anthroplogy Building (SACH010) See map
10 Sachem Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Annual Conference in Russian Studies

Day 1 Conference Program
Note Location: Department of Anthropology, 10 Sachem St., Room 105

10:00 Welcome and Introductions, Douglas Rogers (Yale University)

10:15-11:45 Panel I: Early Corporations

Chair: Nikolaos Chrissidis (Southern Connecticut State University)

• Erika Monahan (Dartmouth College), “Board Rooms and Big Steppes: Nicolas Witsen and the VOC in Eurasia”

• Ilya Vinkovetsky (Simon Fraser University), “From Furs to Tea: The Russian-American Company as a Business”

Discussant: Paul Bushkovitch (Yale University)

1:30-3:15 Panel II: Imperial Corporations, Part I

Chair: Steven Nafziger (Williams College)

• Tatiana Iakovleva (Peterhof State Museum-Reserve), “Traders and Law in the Russian Empire After the Great Reforms”

• Sergei Antonov (Yale University), “Rebuilding Russian Capitalism: Rogue Entrepreneurs on Trial in the 1870s”

• Sofya Salomatina (Moscow State University), “Joint-Stock Commercial Banks in the Russian Empire: Deconstruction of the Russian Banking History Discourses”

Discussant: Thomas Owen (Harvard University)

3:45-5:30 Panel III: Imperial Corporations, Part II

Chair: Sergei Antonov (Yale University)

• Galina Ulianova (Russian Academy of Sciences), “Female Entrepreneurs as Board Directors of the Biggest Russian Joint-Stock Companies, 1870-1900”

• Amanda Gregg (Middlebury College) and Steven Nafziger (Williams College), “The Births, Lives, and Deaths of Corporations in Late Imperial Russia”

• Ella Saginadze (Saint Petersburg State University), “The Economic Policy of the Russian Empire’s Government and the ‘Purely American Development’ of Agriculture in the Caucasus (1894-1917)”

Discussant: Emily Erikson (Yale University)