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Professor Robin Milner-Gulland FBA

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About this Fellow

Russia - modern literature (particularly 20th c. poetry); medieval and modern Russian culture, language, history, art and architecture; Byzantine culture; aspects of Sussex archaeology



Current post

  • Professor Emeritus, University of Sussex

Past Appointments

  • Reader in Russian, University of Sussex, 1974 - 1993
  • Professor of Russian and E. European Studies, University of Sussex, 1993 - 2001
  • Research Professor of Russian, University of Sussex, 2000 - 2013
  • Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer, University of Sussex, School for Global studies, University of Sussex, 1962 - 1974
  • Professor Emeritus, University of Sussex, 2013
  • 50th Anniversary Fellow, University of Sussex, 2012


Cultural atlas of Russia 1989

Beyond the Turning-Point, in Daniil Kharms and the Poetics of the Absurd 1991

The Russians 1997

Khlebnikov's Eye, in Russian Literature, Modernism and the Visual Arts 2000

16 May 1703: The Petersburg Foundation-Myth, in Days from the Reigns of 18th c. Rulers 2007

A Poem and its Versions, in The Arts in Dialogue 2009

Other Modern Languages, Literatures and other Media from 1830 Fellows

Professor Roderick Beaton

Greek literature, history, and culture from the twelfth century to the present; classical reception in the formation of late medieval and modern Greek identity; the Greek novel since antiquity

Professor Robert Young

Cultural and political history, literature, philosophy, psychoanalysis, translation, with a particular focus on postcolonial theory

Professor Neil Lazarus

Postcolonial literary studies; modernisation, modernity, modernism; critical social theory, sociology of literature; the questions of 'world literature' and comparative literary studies; more broadly, modern literature (1850 to the present)

Professor Robert S C Gordon

The cultural history, cinema, and literature of modern Italy; Holocaust literature (Primo Levi); postwar memory and culture of the Holocaust