School of Slavonic & East European Studies

UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies
UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies

UCL SSEES is one of the world's leading institutions specialising in Central, Eastern, South-Eastern Europe, Russia and Eurasia. Our faculty are uniquely distinguished in their research, teaching and professional activities and we offer distinctive BA, MA and PhD programmes in: Economics & Business, History, Languages & Culture, and Politics & Sociology. 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 and runs the UCL Mellon Programme.


Ukraine Crisis

Ukraine Crisis: What it Means for the West

Andrew Wilson's latest publication Ukraine Crisis: What it Means for the West will be available on e-book from 1 October and published  as a paperback original on 14 October. More...

Published: Sep 29, 2014 1:28:39 PM

Wolfson Scholarship

Congratulations to Alex Graham who has been awarded a Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarship in the Humanities for his PhD entitled ‘Aesthetic Innovation and the Politics of Film Production at Lenfil'm, 1968-1991.’

Published: Sep 26, 2014 10:02:34 AM


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Prof Vsevolod Bagno, Director of Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House), Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg

Prof Vsevolod Bagno will speak IN RUSSIAN  on  "Англия и русско-английские литературные и культурные связи в собраниях Пушкинского Дома" ('England and Russo-English Literary and Cultural Links in the Collections of Pushkin House').

Starts: Oct 6, 2014 6:00:00 PM

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Conservatives or Radicals? Right-wing factions in the final years of the Russian Empire

This paper will examine the radical right in the Russian Empire between 1900 and 1914. In particular, it will consider whether the groups that emerged can be more usefully considered to be radicals or conservatives, and what the appearance of these groups tell us about the instability of the Tsarist regime and the wider crisis in Russian conservatism in the years immediately preceding the First World War.

Starts: Oct 6, 2014 6:00:00 PM