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Ukraine Crisis

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LGBT Eastern European Seminar

Videos from the Central and Eastern European LGBT migrants in London conference now available

On 15th January 2015, SSEES hosted a seminar concentrating on Central and Eastern European LGBT migrants in London. The full debate is now available to view on YouTube.

Published: Feb 19, 2015 3:19:23 PM

Doctorate Awarded

Congratulations to Anna Rebmann for her successful defence of “Essays on entrepreneurship, high growth firms and institutions”. Anna was supervised by Julia Korosteleva and Tomasz Mickiewicz. The examiners were Elodie Douarin (UCL SSEES) and Susanna Khavul (University of Texas at Arlington/London School of Economics).  More...

Published: Feb 16, 2015 1:00:42 PM


Online project launched by SSEES students

Two SSEES research students have been part of an online project relating to Eastern European politics, culture and society.

Published: Feb 16, 2015 1:00:30 PM

Horizon2020 Bid

Under the leadership of the new Director, Jan Kubik, SSEES will be bidding for the Horizon2020 Cultural Opposition in Socialist Countries.

Published: Feb 9, 2015 10:16:39 AM

Major Marie Curie Award

Congratulations to Joanna Szostek who has been awarded 244,000 euros under the European Commission’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellowship scheme... More...

Published: Feb 6, 2015 11:40:59 AM


Modern buildings in Prague

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: Feb 25, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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Aesthetic Innovation and the Politics of Film Production at Lenfil′m, 1968-1991

My research addresses the question of how, during late Socialism, creative and executive production strategies at Lenfil’m can be framed as part of an institutional critique, in which I approach the working film studio as an intersection of artistic, ideological and managerial-bureaucratic discourses.

Starts: Mar 2, 2015 5:15:00 PM

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SSEES 100: Russia and the West: The Roots of Current Distrust

Professor Geoffrey Hosking OBE speaks on the ongoing Ukrainian crisis. More...

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

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Russia’s wounded during the First World War: Medicine and Politics

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

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Ethnic Conflict and War Crimes in the Balkans: Narratives of Denial in Post-Conflict Serbia (2013, IB Tauris, London)

In her book Jelena Obradovic-Wochnik explores the experience of knowing, witnessing and speaking about atrocities, and thus contributes to the debates on confronting the past in Serbia.

Starts: Mar 3, 2015 6:00:00 PM