Yekaterina Tumanik: „N. N. Muraviev Family as a Model of Education of Nobility in Early 19th Century: From Ostashevo to the School of Military Guides“

Yekaterina Tumanik explains how Major General N. N. Muraviev shaped military engineering education in Russia. Muraviev’s views were shaped by the experiences of educating his own sons for military service but also considered progressive trends.

You can find the entire abstract here.

Wladimir Berelowitch: „Educational Plans in Private Education in Russia in the Second Half of the 18th Century“

Wladimir Berelowitch looks at the educational plans and curriculae that started to emerge in the 1750s and 1760s in Russia and served as a guide for families, teachers and tutors. Furthermore, he analyses the differences and similarities of the plans and looks at the authors. How did the curriculum of a future member of the military looked when compared that to a civilian?

You can find the entire abstract here.

Dmitry A. Redin: „How Ivan Vasilievich Was Brought Up (Short Story by V. А. Sollogub “Tarantas”) and Noble Education in the Russian Literature of the First Half of the 19th Century“

Dmitry Alexeevich Redin examines Russian literature that has always been significantly immersed in a topical context, to some extent rivaling or even, in certain periods, replacing journalism. He focuses on the short story by V. А. Sollogub “Tarantas” (“The carriage”) in which the author gives a satirical, but very detailed picture of an “anti-ideal” of noble education (on the example of one of the personas of the short story, Ivan Vasilievich).

You can find the entire abstract here.

Maya Lavrinovich: „‚…You Will Find in Your Masters Your Protectors and in the Children Entrusted to You – Your Friends…‘: How a ‘New Breed’ of Governesses for Noble Children was Trained at the Beginning of the 19th Century“

In order to stop the spread of French in the intellectual life, Empress Maria Fyodorovna opened a “class of tutoresses” in Moscow’s Foster Home to train home teachers able to replace foreign tutors in the noble families. As a result young women, who not only did not have any idea about the noble way of life, but most of them have not ever lived in a family, had to convey the aristocratic culture ideals to the provincial nobility. Maya Lavrinovich examines the education of said tutoresses.

You can find the entire abstract here.

Olga Solodyankina: „Educational Ideals and Practices in the Sheremetev Family (18th – Early 19th Century)“

Many outstanding figures of Russian history and culture as well as dignified representatives of the Russian nobility belonged to the Sheremetev Family. The family preferred home tutoring for their children. Olga Solodyankina examines sources that give insight into the requirements for tutors, the content of their teaching, their pay and the involvement of the parents.

You can find the entire abstract here.

Galina Smagina: „‘As a Perfect Education’: Plan of Education for a Young Aristocratic Lady by Academician Jacob Staehlin in 1778“

Galina Smagina examines the ideals of women’s education promoted by Jacob Staehlin in his work „Plan of Education for a Young Aristocratic Lady“ (1778). Besides humanities Staehlin also stressed the importance of sciences and sets clear educational goals for both.

You can find the entire abstract here.

Andrei Andreev: „The Formation of the Educational System of F.-C. Laharpe: European Ideals and Russian Practice“

Andrei Andreev examines the educational ideals F.-C. Laharpe brought to the court of Catherine II. He invited more Swiss tutors and tutoresses to Russia and formulated educational standards not only for the grand dukes he taught but also the social elite in general.

You can find the entire abstract here.

Olga Kosheleva: „Teaching the Art of Speaking Properly Among Young Russian Noblemen“

In her talk Olga Kosheleva examines the strategies of politeness in Russian speech. Whereas in Russia it was considered polite to be straightforward and telling the truth to one’s face, foreigners considered this to be rude. She examines guidebooks that were supposed to help adolescents manage these crosscultural differences.

You can find the entire abstract here.

Lyudmila Posokhova: „Ennoblement of Cossack Starshina in the Hetmanate and Sloboda Ukraine and Evolution of Education Strategies in its Environment in the 18th Century.“

Lyudmila Posokhova tries to reconstruct education strategies and programs for children of regiment and Sotnia Starshinas (higher ranks) in the Hetmanate and Sloboda Ukraine in the 18th century with the help of ego-documents of Starshina family members.

You can find the entire abstract here.

Vladislav Rjeoutski: „The Ideal of a Noble’s Education in Russia: Pro and Contra“

The standards of how the education for the Russian nobility should look like were contested. In his talk Vladislav Rjeoutski demonstrates what practices were rejected by students and teachers, how this resistance was expressed and where the criticism lay.

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Stefan Lehr: „‘L’éducation est le principal objet’ [‘Education is the main object’]. The practice of education in the noble families of Golitsyn and Apraxine (1780-1840)“

Stefan Lehr traces the education practices of Russian nobility through three generations of a familiy, starting with Princess Natalia Petrovna and Prince Vladimir Borisovich Golitsyn.

You can find the entire abstract here.

Igor Fedyukin: „The Education of the Nobility and Disciplinary Institutes: The Making of a Modern School in Russia from 1660 to 1760“

Igor Fedyukin’s talk traces the transformation history of Russian schools from the institutionally amorphous “industrial” workshop school to the modern school.

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Livestream: V. What Do Sources Tell Us?

Chair: Sandra Dahlke

15:30 – 16:45 

  1. SOLODIANKINA Olga (Cherepovets), Educational Ideals and Practices in the Sheremetiev Family (18th – Early 19th Century) (RUS)
  2. LAVRINOVITCH Maya (Moscow), ‘… You Will Find in Your Masters Your Protectors and in the Children Entrusted to You – Your Friends’: How a ‘New Breed’ of Governesses for Noble Children was Trained at the Beginning of the 19th Century (RUS)
  3. REDIN Dmitri (Ekaterinburg), How Ivan Vasilievich Was Brought Up (Short Story by V.A. Sollogub ‘Tarantas’) and Noble Education in the Russian Literature of the First Half of the 19th Century (RUS)

V. Что говорят нам источники?
Председатель: Сандра Дальке

  1. СОЛОДЯНКИНА Ольга (Череповец), Воспитательные идеалы и практики рода Шереметевых (XVIII – начало XIX в.) (RUS)
  2. ЛАВРИНОВИЧ Майя (Москва), ‘… Вы найдете в господах ваших покровителей, а в вверенных вам детях – друзей…’: как готовили «новую породу» гувернанток для дворянских детей в начале XIX века (RUS)
  3. РЕДИН Дмитрий (Екатеринбург), Как воспитывали Ивана Васильевича (повесть В.А. Соллогуба ‘Тарантас’) и проблемы дворянского воспитания в русской художественной прозе первой половины XIX в. (RUS)

Livestream: V. What Do Sources Tell Us?

Chair: Maciey Serwański 13:45 – 15:15

  1. BURKARDT Albrecht (Limoges), The Origins of the Grand Tour. Travel in the Treatises of Education of the Nobility from the 16th to the Early 17th Century (ENG)
  2. LE CAM Jean-Luc (Brest), The Education of Lutheran German-Speaking Nobility Viewed Through the Prism of Biographic Information in Funeral Sermons (1550-1750) (ENG)
  3. SMAGINA Galina (St. Petersburg), ‘As a Perfect Education’: Plan of Education for a Young Aristocratic Lady by Academician Jacob Staehlin in 1778 (RUS)
  4. BERELOWITCH Wladimir (Paris/Genève), Educational Plans in Private Education in Russia in the Second Half of the 18th Century (RUS)

V. Что говорят нам источники? Председатель: Мачей Серванский

  1. БУРКАРДТ Альбрехт (Лимож), Истоки Гран Тура в трактатах о воспитании дворянства с XVI по начало XVII в. (ENG)
  2. ЛЕ КАМ Жан-Люк (Брест), Воспитание лютеранского немецкоговорящего дворянства через призму биографий, содержащихся в погребальных проповедях (ENG)
  3. СМАГИНА Галина (С.-Петербург), ‘В составе совершенного воспитания’: план образования молодой знатной дамы, составленный академиком Я.Я. Штелиным  в 1778 г. (RUS)
  4. БЕРЕЛОВИЧ Владимир (Париж/Женева), Воспитательные планы в частном воспитании в России во второй половинеXVIII в. (RUS)

Livestream: IV. Trends

Chair: Wladimir Berelowitch

11:15 – 12:45 

  1. STOGOVA Anna (Moscow), Friendship as a Behavioral Imperative in England and France in the Second Half of the 17th – Early 18th Century (RUS)
  2. BRUSCHI Andrea (Verona/Nanterre), Studying Vernaculars, Studying in Vernaculars: Modern Languages in the Education of the Élites (France, 17th and 18th Centuries) (ENG)
  3. KOSHELEVA Olga (Moscow), Teaching the Art of Speaking Properly Among the Young Russian Noblemen (RUS)
  4. Andrei Andreev (Moscow), The Formation of the Educational System of F.-C. Laharpe: European Ideals and Russian Practice (RUS)

IV. Тенденции
Председатель: Владимир Берелович

  1. СТОГОВА Анна (Москва), Дружба как императив поведения в Англии и Франции второй половины XVII – начала XVIII в.(RUS)
  2. БРУСКИ Андреа (Верона/Нантер), Учить местные языки, учиться на местных языках: живые языки в воспитании элит (Франция, XVII  XVIII вв.) (ENG)
  3. КОШЕЛЕВА Ольга (Москва), Воспитание речевой культуры в российском благородном юношестве (RUS)
  4. АНДРЕЕВ Андрей (Москва), Формирование воспитательной концепции Ф.-С. Лагарпа: европейские идеалы и русская практика (RUS)