UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


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UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)

UCL SSEES is one of the world's leading institutes 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 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, funds the FRINGE Centre and runs the UCL Mellon Programme.

In 2015, SSEES celebrated its centenary. A range of events and celebrations took place, further details of which can be found on our Centenary webpages.

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The Critical Museum: Contemporary Art in Central European Museums

Katarzyna Jagodzińska (Jagiellonian University) explores ‘The Museum boom in Central Europe: Places and spaces for contemporary art after 1989’, and Katarzyna Murawska-Muthesius (Birkbeck, University of London) introduces us to the idea of 'The Critical Museum: On the project of the transformation of the National Museum in Warsaw (2009-2010)’. 

Starts: Feb 10, 2016 6:00:00 PM