Thursday, April 20

10.00-10.10 Welcome Speech by Irina Karlsohn and Fabian Heffermehl
10.10-10.30 Introduction by Irina Sandomirskaja (Södertörn University)
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.30 Session 1
Chair: Julie Hansen (Uppsala University)
Michael Nicholson (Oxford University)
The Relevance of Solzhenitsyn and Shalamov’s Earlier Literary Endeavours to the Emergence of the Canonical Gulag Texts, Odin den’ Ivana Denisovicha and Kolymskie rasskazy
Ulrich Schmid (University of St. Gallen)
Poetry after the GULag: Do Solzhenitsyn and Shalamov Have a Lyric Mindset?
12.30-14.00 Lunch break
14.00-15.30 Session 2
Chair: Maria Engström (Dalarna University / Uppsala University)
Elena Mikhailik (University of New South Wales)
Shalamov, Solzhenitsyn and the Annales School: Long-term and Eventual History
Irina Karlsohn (Uppsala University / Dalarna University)
Контрафактичность в «Архипелаге ГУЛаг»
15.30-16.00 Coffee break
16.00-17.30 Session 3
Chair: Jakob Lothe (University of Oslo)
Andrea Gullotta (University of Glasgow). More than a Cat. Reflections on Shalamov’s and Solzhenitsyn’s Writing through the Perspective of Trauma Studies
Leona Toker (Hebrew University of Jerusalem). The Issue of “Lightening” and the Problem of Target Audience in Solzhenitsyn and Shalamov