"Picturing Russian Empire" at University of Tyumen


Organized by scholars from the University of Tyumen, the University of Texas, and the University of Michigan, the two-day conference "Picturing Russian Empire" featured presentations by scholars from Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Finland, Sweden, and Germany.

Naomi Caffee gave a presentation entitled "Caricature in the South Caucasus: Digitizing and Revisiting the Works of Oskar Schmerling (1863–1938), which introduced the audience to the Beyond Caricature site and discussed avenues for potential future research on the topic of caricature in the late Russian Empire.