Guzel’ Vazykhovna Ibneeva, "Имперская политика Екатерины II в зеркале венценосных путешествий" [Imperial Politics of Catherine the Great in the Light o ...
- Author: Russian and East European Institute
- Number of episodes: 1
- Web site: http://www.iub.edu/~reeiweb/events/2012/Ibneeva.pdf
How did the ethnic and cultural diversity of the Russian Empire shape the reign of Catherine the Great? How did imperial travel help to legitimize her authority? This talk will examine the impact of Catherine’s travel experiences on her policies and ideology in such areas as limitations on the privileges of Baltic aristocrats, the encouragement of ethno-cultural tolerance, the interconnections between centralized power and regional elites, and the modernization of the Russian State and its educa