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FRINGE Centre video highlights current projects

To celebrate the first year anniversary of FRINGE (UCL's Centre for the Study of Social and Cultural Complexity), Centre Director Prof. Ledeneva has commissioned a short film to highlight current FRINGE projects and to frame the distinctive FRINGE approach. The video, filmed and edited by Giulio Gobbetti can be viewed below:

Published: Jan 16, 2017 4:36:16 PM

Lunch-hour Lecture by Dr Pete Duncan: 'How Putin reacts: ideology, power, wealth and security in Russian foreign policy'

We are pleased to be able to present a video recording of Dr Pete Duncan's Lunch-hour Lecture which was held on 17 November 2016. Dr Duncan argued that the deterioration of relations between Russia and NATO since Putin’s annexation of Crimea cannot be considered the prelude to a new Cold War between two global blocs. And, rather than pursuing world communism, Putin’s aims are to strengthen his power and protect the wealth of himself and his allies.

Published: Dec 5, 2016 4:06:47 PM

Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century - Call for Papers

The UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES), the Ostrogorski Centre and the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum invite proposals from established academics and doctoral researchers for individual papers and panel discussions on various aspects of contemporary Belarusian studies.

Published: Nov 29, 2016 5:23:14 PM


20th Century Gender History of Eastern Europe in the 21st Century

Compiling a volume on Gender in 20th Century Eastern Europe and the USSR in the mid 2010s both permits an editor and her contributors to take stock of new interpretive and methodological lenses for understanding struggles over gender relations in 20th-century eastern Europe and the former USSR, but also enmeshes them in 21st-century gender politics.

Starts: Feb 3, 2017 6:00:00 PM