Emily Johnson Awarded the 2007 Antsiferov Prize by the Likhachev Fund

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Emily Johnson, Harriman Institute Alumna and Associate Professor of Russian at the University of Oklahoma, was awarded the 2007 Antsiferov Prize for Best Contribution to the Study of St. Petersburg by a Foreign Author for her book "How St. Petersburg Learned to Study Itself: The Russian Idea of Kraevedenie," published in Studies of the Harriman Institute by Penn State University Press (2006). The Antsiferov Prize, named for the "kraeved" and historian of Petersburg, Nikolai Antsiferov (1889-1958), is awarded every two years by the Likhachev Fund (St. Petersburg). The award ceremony took place on December 7th in the concert hall of the Anichkov Palace. 

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