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The Big Easter Switch Off

SSEES is participating in UCL's Big Easter Switch Off! More...

Published: Apr 14, 2014 10:37:12 AM

Language Taster

East European Language Taster Day

A very successful East European Language Taster Day was organised on 31 March for the fifth time for prospective undergraduate students as part of the University of London Taster Course Programme.

Published: Apr 10, 2014 11:05:00 AM

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CHIRP Award and Marie Curie

Congratulations to Alena Ledeneva and Roxana Bratu who have secured a grant of £5,000 from the UCL Centre for Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Projects (CHIRP) towards the creation of a website on an Encyclopaedia of Informality, together with the Centre for Digital Humanities. More...

Published: Mar 21, 2014 2:28:49 PM


Bosnia and Herzegovina - the continuing effects of the Balkans armed conflict on its society

On Tuesday 18 March, students from SSEES and other London universities as well as members of general public had a unique opportunity and privilege to meet Howard Tucker, who just retired as the Head of Mission for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) offices in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mr Tucker offered a rare glimpse into the practical operation and controversies behind a very new institution of huge importance for the reconciliation in the former Yugoslavia and also for the future of international peace and global justice. More...

Published: Mar 20, 2014 9:33:24 AM

Ukraine Update

The Library’s web directory of primary and secondary sources on the crisis in Ukraine is still being updated constantly and suggestions for further content are very welcome. More...

Published: Mar 14, 2014 2:28:24 PM



Baltic Symposium 2014

Following the successes of previous years, the Baltic Council and SSEES will hold the the seventh Baltic Symposium in May. More...

Starts: May 2, 2014 9:30:00 AM

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'Putin, Crimea and the Symbolism of Post-Soviet Power' by Professor Paul R Josephson

Paul Josephson is a historian of science and technology and an environmental history at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, where he is professor of history and has served as chairman of the History, International Studies, and STS (Science, Technology, and Society) Departments. His focus is the history of big science and technology in the 20th century, especially that in Russia and the former Soviet Union. More...

Starts: May 2, 2014 2:30:00 PM

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New Collaboration with the British Library

On 9 May 2014, the CRS commemorates the sixteenth-century origins of printing in Russia and Ukraine with a conference at the British Library organized by Sergei Bogatyrev (UCL SSEES) and Katia Rogatchevskaia (British Library).  More...

Starts: May 9, 2014 9:30:00 AM

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Third Joint PhD Symposium on South East Europe

Following the success of the first two joint PhD symposia on South East Europe, held at the LSE in June 2010 and Goldsmiths in June 2012, the organisers invite submissions for the Third Joint PhD Symposium, to be hosted by the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) on Friday 13 June 2014. More...

Starts: Jun 13, 2014 12:00:00 AM