News & Events

Recent Landmarks

Slavoj Žižek at UCL SSEES

2014-15 Calendar

Calendar (September)

Ukraine Crisis

Soldiers of Ukraines Internal Troops in riot gear (December 1 2013)


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

jan kubik

New Director of SSEES

We are very pleased to announce that the new Director of SSEES will be Professor Jan Kubik.  More...

Published: Aug 27, 2014 2:30:49 PM

Prof Mead

Professor W R Mead

SSEES mourns the death of William Richard Mead (1915-2014), who served as Chairman of the Council of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies from 1978 to 1980. More...

Published: Jul 25, 2014 2:13:00 PM

Grant Awarded for Passionate Politics

A new research initiative on “Passionate Politics” has just received £10,000 seed funding from the UCL Centre for Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Projects. More...

Published: Jul 24, 2014 12:40:09 PM

PhD in Record Time

Congratulations to Valerie Pacer who has successfully defended her PhD thesis, ‘Putin and Medvedev’s Policies towards Euro-Atlantic Security: Between Continuity and Change, 2000-2012’. More...

Published: Jul 22, 2014 2:23:13 PM



University of London Open Days

UCL SSEES will be present at the University of London Open Days between 10am-3pm each day at Senate House, University of London. More...

Starts: Sep 16, 2014 10:00:00 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

Platform Ukraine logo

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

Centre for South East European Studies Logo

Between Justice and Stability. The Politics of War Crimes Prosecutions in Post-Milošević´ Serbia

Lack of cooperation and compliance with the ICTY was one of the biggest obstacles to Serbia’s integration into Euro-Atlantic political structures following the overthrow of Miloševic´ More...

Starts: Oct 28, 2014 6:00:00 PM

Centre for South East European Studies logo

"Cultures of Democracy in Serbia and Bulgaria. How Ideas Shape Publics" (Ashgate 2014)

‘Through a comparison of public spheres in Bulgaria and Serbia, this book illustrates the weaknesses of current measurements of democracy.  More...

Starts: Nov 18, 2014 6:00:00 PM