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Ukraine Crisis: What it Means for the West

Andrew Wilson's latest publication Ukraine Crisis: What it Means for the West will be available on e-book from 1 October and published  as a paperback original on 14 October. More...

Published: Sep 29, 2014 1:28:39 PM

Wolfson Scholarship

Congratulations to Alex Graham who has been awarded a Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarship in the Humanities for his PhD entitled ‘Aesthetic Innovation and the Politics of Film Production at Lenfil'm, 1968-1991.’
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Published: Sep 26, 2014 10:02:34 AM

New Staff at SSEES

We would like to extend a warm welcome to the following staff who are joining us this autumn: More...

Published: Sep 19, 2014 1:53:18 PM

Translating Cultures Grant

A UCL-University of Bristol partnership has been awarded an AHRC Translating Cultures research grant of £186,279. The two-year project entitled, ‘Translating the Literatures of Small European Nations’ is led by Dr Rajendra Chitnis (Bristol) with Zoran Milutinović as Co-Investigator. More...

Published: Sep 19, 2014 1:17:53 PM

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Library of Congress Fellowship

Congratulations to Ben Phillips who has been awarded a Fellowship from the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s International Placement Scheme for three months’ research at the Library of Congress (LOC) in Washington DC. More...

Published: Sep 16, 2014 3:58:22 PM

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Prof Vsevolod Bagno, Director of Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House), Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg

Prof Vsevolod Bagno will speak IN RUSSIAN  on  "Англия и русско-английские литературные и культурные связи в собраниях Пушкинского Дома" ('England and Russo-English Literary and Cultural Links in the Collections of Pushkin House').
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Starts: Oct 6, 2014 6:00:00 PM

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Conservatives or Radicals? Right-wing factions in the final years of the Russian Empire

This paper will examine the radical right in the Russian Empire between 1900 and 1914. In particular, it will consider whether the groups that emerged can be more usefully considered to be radicals or conservatives, and what the appearance of these groups tell us about the instability of the Tsarist regime and the wider crisis in Russian conservatism in the years immediately preceding the First World War.
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Starts: Oct 6, 2014 6:00:00 PM

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Conservatives or Radicals? Right-wing factions in the final years of the Russian Empire

This paper will examine the radical right in the Russian Empire between 1900 and 1914.
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Starts: Oct 6, 2014 6:00:00 PM

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Measuring Regional Entrepreneurship: The Regional Entrepreneurship and Development Index (REDI)

In this paper the Regional Entrepreneurship and Development Index (REDI) has been constructed for capturing the contextual features of entrepreneurship across EU regions. The REDI method builds on the National Systems of Entrepreneurship Theory and provides a way to profile Regional Systems of Entrepreneurship. The paper portrays the entrepreneurial disparities amongst EU regions and provides
country and regional level, tailor-made public policy suggestions to improve the level of entrepreneurship and optimize resource allocation over the different pillars of entrepreneurship. More...

Starts: Oct 7, 2014 5:00:00 AM

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Measuring regional entrepreneurship: The Regional Entrepreneurship and Development Index (REDI)

In this paper the Regional Entrepreneurship and Development Index (REDI) has been constructed for capturing the contextual features of entrepreneurship across EU regions. The REDI method builds on the National Systems of Entrepreneurship Theory and provides a way to profile Regional Systems of Entrepreneurship. The paper portrays the entrepreneurial disparities amongst EU regions and provides country and regional level, tailor-made
public policy suggestions to improve the level of entrepreneurship
and optimize resource allocation over the different pillars of entrepreneurship.
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Starts: Oct 7, 2014 5:00:00 AM