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Professor Deletant Awarded Star of Romania by Romanian President

SSEES Emeritus Prof Dennis Deletant was awarded the Star of Romania (the country's highest civilian decoration) on Monday 24 October as a sign of deep appreciation for his contribution to the promotion of Romanian history and language, and for his understanding and profound interest in Romanian culture. 

Published: Oct 28, 2016 11:41:15 AM

100 years +1: Results of the Centenary Appeal

In our centenary year, we asked all SSEES alumni and friends of SSEES to make a gift in support of our students - the next generation of rising stars. Today, on the 101 anniversary of the inauguration of the School, we are happy to announce: 

Published: Oct 19, 2016 3:52:43 PM

Video Games and Democracy Recording

We are pleased to be able to present a recording of the 'Video Games and Democracy' event organised by Dr Felix Ciută, bringing together game designers, campaigners, professionals in the video games industry and academics, to discuss the role that video games and the video games industry can play in shaping modern democracy.

Published: Sep 20, 2016 6:03:00 PM


The Provisional Government’s Legal Experiment in 1917

While war, economic collapse, and national disintegration pushed Russian politics to the extremes in 1917, the Provisional Government concentrated on legal process and procedure, the essence of law but not revolution. 

Starts: Oct 28, 2016 5:00:00 PM

Zofia Nałkowska’s Life in English

Researchers and translators alike are invited to this one day conference on the life of Zofia Nałkowska (1884-1954), which is sponsored by the Polish Cultural Institute, London, the Book Institute, Kraków, and the Polonia Aid Foundation Trust (PAFT), London. 

Starts: Nov 10, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Dostoevsky Day UK

To mark the 150th anniversary of the novel Crime and Punishment, UCL SSEES is proud to present our Inaugural Dostoevsky Day UK.

Starts: Nov 11, 2016 10:00:00 AM