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.


Ben Phillips, UCL

Library of Congress Fellowship

Congratulations to Ben Phillips who has been awarded a Fellowship from the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s International Placement Scheme for three months’ research at the Library of Congress (LOC) in Washington DC. More...

Published: Sep 16, 2014 3:58:22 PM

Philipp Koker

PhD and Research Associate

Congratulations to Philipp Köker who has not only successfully defended his PhD thesis… More...

Published: Sep 1, 2014 11:41:57 AM


Julian Graffy

New Directions in Russian and Soviet Cinema Studies

Jointly organised by UCL SSEES and the University of Cambridge, this major conference brings together leading members of the growing international community of scholars working in the field of Russian and Soviet cinema studies, in order to explore and assess potential new research directions in this area.  More...

Starts: Sep 18, 2014 12:00:00 AM

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Platform Ukraine Symposium

Platform Ukraine is a multidisciplinary project that aims at bringing together academics and professionals from various fields of study to discuss the ongoing events in Ukraine and their wider significance for the entire post-socialist space.  More...

Starts: Sep 19, 2014 10:30:00 AM