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Major Conference Honoring the Last Tsar, Nicholas II, in Colchester, UK, Oct. 27

This historic event is featuring five experts from Canada, England, and America, who will present seven papers on the life, reign, and sainthood of Nicholas II.

This article originally appeared on a new site about the Christian renaissance in Russia, called Russian Faith. Their introductory video is at end of this article.


The Nicholas II Conference will meet in England this autumn, marking the 150th anniversary of the birth and the 100th anniversary of the death and martyrdom of Russia's last emperor. 

This conference will bring together people from all over Britain, Europe, and abroad, to share and discuss one of the most documented and maligned monarchs in world history.

The conference is attracting Christians, Monarchists, and adherents of Tsar-Martyr Nicholas II from around the world.

This historic event will feature five experts from Canada, England, and America, who will present seven papers on a variety of topics on the life, reign, and sainthood of Nicholas II.

The topics and speakers are scheduled as follows:

  • A Century of Treason, Cowardice, and Lies — Paul Gilbert
  • Why Nicholas II is a Saint — Archpriest Andrew Phillips
  • Nicholas II and the Sacredness of a Monarchy — Igor Krasnov
  • Family Politics and Betrayal — Frances Welch
  • The Romanovs Under House Arrest — Marilyn Pfeifer Swezey
  • The Society of Tsar Nicholas II — Archpriest Andrew Phillips
  • Nicholas II in Post-Soviet Russia — Paul Gilbert
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The Conference location is St. John's Orthodox Church in Colchester, England, and the date is scheduled for Saturday, October 27th, 10 AM - 4 PM.

Details are available on the Nicholas II Conference website. For additional questions, send and email to [email protected] or call Paul Gilbert (905-697-5796).

Paul Gilbert is also able to provide information about the publication, Sovereign: The Life and Reign of Emperor Nicholas II.


A video introducing Russian Faith

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