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Baltic Symposium 2016: Cutting Edges of Europe

On Wednesday 20 April 2016 UCL SSEES hosted the eighth Baltic Symposium, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Estonia, the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia, the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania, the Baltic Council in Great Britain, and SSEES.

Published: Apr 29, 2016 3:41:42 PM

Director's Inaugural Lecture

On 21 January SSEES Director Jan Kubik delivered his inaugural lecture “The Role of Civil Society in Democratisation” to a packed and appreciative audience at UCL.

Published: Mar 4, 2016 11:16:47 AM

Kultura Exhibition at SSEES

For the next two weeks the Masaryk Senior Common Room at SSEES will house an exhibition entitled, “Jerzy Giedroyc and His Achievement: the Legacy of Kultura and its Books”.

Published: Feb 8, 2016 11:56:23 AM


Inner Eurasia from Khan Mongke to Putin

David Christian (Macquarie University, Australia) will present this seminar on 'Inner Eurasia from Khan Mongke to Putin', as part of the Modern Russian History seminar series. 

Starts: May 3, 2016 6:00:00 PM

The Poste-restante Diary

The Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in London and the UCL SSEES present the UK Premiere of The Poste-restante Diary, a documentary by the contemporary Russian film-director Grigorii Amnuel′ that based on a diary kept by a Latvian national, Artūr Stradiņš (1907-1986), after his arrest in June 1941 by Soviet security forces as an ‘enemy of the people’ and deportation to a prison camp near Viatka.

Starts: May 6, 2016 6:30:00 PM

Round-table discussion of Aleksei German Sr's Trudno byt´ bogom (Hard to be God, 2013)

This round-table discussion will be led by Julian Graffy (UCL SSEES), Alex Graham (UCL SSEES) and Eugénie Zvonkine (Université Paris 8), who will all present position papers, as outlined below, after which the audience will be invited to ask questions and take part in a discussion of the film.

Julian Graffy: "My Friend Don Rumata"?

Starts: May 9, 2016 6:00:00 PM

Impact of Uncertainty Shocks on the Global Economy

Following the success of the first London workshop on uncertainty, University College London, University of Leicester and Banque de France will co-organize a second workshop on “Impact of uncertainty shocks on the global economy” during May 12-13, 2016. The purpose of the workshop is to bring together researchers working on various aspects of measurement, modelling, evaluation and analysis of macroeconomic uncertainties, with a special emphasis on the effects of uncertainty on the global economy.

Starts: May 12, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Workshop on European migrants in the UK and Ireland

This one-day workshop considers the mobility of citizens from all European countries, including those outside the EU. In view of the preponderance of research about Polish migrants, the workshop is intended primarily to shed light on the experiences of other nationalities, and to discuss the state of existing knowledge about different groups.

Polish migration researchers are also welcome, and the workshop will pick up on themes from the 2015 SSEES conference ‘Polish Migrants’ Experience of Life in the UK since 2004’.

Starts: May 14, 2016 10:00:00 AM