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HE Elion Veliaj and Professor Jan Kubik

Albanian Minister at SSEES

On 20 January Erion Veliaj, Albanian Minister of Social Welfare and Youth visited SSEES to discuss the matters of common interest with SSEES Director, Jan Kubik, Bojan Aleksov and Alexander Nash Fellow in Albanian Studies, Gezim Krasniqi. Two main topics of the conversation were immigration and the Albanian educational system. More...

Published: Jan 22, 2015 3:52:22 PM


Research Grant for Tomáš Cvrcek

Tomáš Cvrcek has been awarded a three-year research grant from the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (GACR) entitled “Schooling and Human Capital During Industrial Revolution: The Case of the Habsburg Empire, 1780-1914“.

Published: Jan 16, 2015 2:32:00 PM

PhD in History

Congratulations to Eleanor Janega who successfully defended her PhD thesis, ‘Milic of Kromeriz and Emperor Charles IV: Power, Preaching and the Church of Prague’. More...

Published: Jan 16, 2015 11:43:52 AM

Welcome New Research Staff

We would like to extend a warm welcome to academics joining us this term:

Published: Jan 16, 2015 11:43:33 AM

East European Language Trails UCL SSEES

East European Language Trails website launched

To celebrate the SSEES centenary, and as part of an ongoing project, language teachers and students at UCL SSEES have been involved in a venture tracing East European languages and communities within London. More...

Published: Jan 14, 2015 5:35:30 PM


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Call for papers: The Politics of Teaching and Learning Languages

Deadline extended to 23 February 2015  More...

Starts: Dec 15, 2014 5:00:00 PM

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Call for Papers: Achievements and Challenges for the Emerging Economies of Central Europe

Invitation for proposals to the Economics and Business Conference at UCL SSEES on 22 - 24 June 2015 More...

Starts: Jan 16, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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NATO at the Crossroads: Defence Alliance, Regional Enforcer or Partnership Hub

NATO enters a period of renewed debate over its fundamental strategic purpose, following the decisions taken at the September 2014 NATO summit in Wales, where alliance members recommitted to NATO’s three great post-Cold War purposes: collective defence, crisis management, and cooperative security.

Starts: Jan 26, 2015 6:00:00 PM

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The Cinema of Gesture Between Body and Language: Kira Muratova and Alexei Balabanov

Aleksei Balabanov’s penultimate film The Stoker [Kochegar, 2010] is said to be a homage to Kira Muratova’s Three Stories. Part I: Boiler Room N 6 [Tri istorii. Kotel’naia N 6, 1997]. More...

Starts: Jan 26, 2015 6:00:00 PM

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"A World Without NATO"

An influential line of argument has suggested that NATO is in decline and less and less relevant to security provision. More...

Starts: Feb 2, 2015 6:00:00 PM