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I congratulate SSEES on its many achievements and it is with pleasure that I invite SSEES friends, new and old, to celebrate its centenary in 2015.
UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies
(SSEES) is celebrating its
centenary this year. One hundred years after Tomáš
Garrigue Masaryk, who later became the first President of Czechoslovakia,
delivered the lecture that inaugurated the School, we now stand as a
world-leading institution specialising in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern
Europe, Russia and the former Soviet Union.
These pages celebrate our achievements, looking both back and forward at SSEES’s success. A host of events will commemorate the occasion, aimed to reflect the diversity of the School’s activities and the countries of the SSEES region.
SSEES Spring Music Concert
The year-long celebrations for the SSEES Centenary continued on 30 April with a spring music concert in the UCL Haldane Room. Pieces by Sergei Prokofiev, Nikolai Medtner, Sergei Rachmaninov and Béla Bartók were performed by Rupert Bawden (violin), Barbara Wyllie (clarinet), Chris Underhill and Anna Le Hair (piano). Another concert is planned for the autumn.
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