Yves Montand (born as Ivo Livi, 1921-1991) was a celebrated singer and actor whose fame reached different continents and even transcended the borders of the Cold War.
On 13 October 2021 at 1.00-2.30pm EEST (at 11 am in London, 12 am in Paris and 1pm in Moscow) we will celebrate Yves Montand’s 100th birthday by organizing an online seminar. The event is based on the book Yves Montand in the USSR. Cultural Diplomacy and Mixed Messages (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2021).
Link to the meeting: https://utu.zoom.us/j/62310938407
* Yves Montand: Film Star, Singing Star – Ginette Vincendeau, Professor, King’s College
* Yves Montand in the USSR: The Book – Hannu Salmi, Professor, University of Turku
* Montand and Jazz – Bruce Johnson, Professor, University of Turku & University of Technology Sydney
* The Interview Project: The Inspiration of Oral History – Ekaterina Lapina-Kratasyuk, Associate Professor, Higher School of Economics in Moscow
* Montand and the Soviet Audiences – Mila Oiva, Senior Research Fellow, Tallinn University
* Q&A, discussion
Organized together with the International Institute for Popular Culture at the University of Turku and CUDAN Open Lab and Tallinn University.