UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies (SSEES)
The UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) is the world’s leading institution for research and teaching on Russia, the Baltics, and Central, Eastern and South-East Europe. The School’s mission is to foster cross-disciplinary approaches to area studies, using expertise in our primary geographical region to generate knowledge and understanding of the broader world. Our work is organized into four interrelated programmes: Economics and Business; History; Languages and Culture; Politics and Sociology. With our spectacular library and award-winning building in the heart of London, at the centre of a vibrant network of national and international connections, SSEES provides a unique and dynamic environment where students acquire the expertise and skills that employers want, including an unparalleled range of languages.
SSEES also leads the inter-university Centre for East European Language Based Area Studies (CEELBAS), the International Masters in Economy, State, and Society (IMESS), participates in the FP7 network project, ANTICORRP, funds the FRINGE Centre and runs the UCL Mellon Programme.
Scholars of post-socialist politics and society
have often used 'favour' as a by-word for corruption and clientelism.
Starts: Jan 19, 2017 6:30:00 PM
Escaping from this small place… Women, Writing and the Past (on Wioletta Greg, translation and Poland)
We will be discussing Wioletta Greg’s latest book, Swallowing Mercury (January 2017), in the contexts of nostalgia and melancholy as well as women’s writing, Polish new literature and living in London.
Starts: Feb 2, 2017 6:00:00 PM