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Lunch-hour Lecture by Dr Pete Duncan: 'How Putin reacts: ideology, power, wealth and security in Russian foreign policy'

We are pleased to be able to present a video recording of Dr Pete Duncan's Lunch-hour Lecture which was held on 17 November 2016. Dr Duncan argued that the deterioration of relations between Russia and NATO since Putin’s annexation of Crimea cannot be considered the prelude to a new Cold War between two global blocs. And, rather than pursuing world communism, Putin’s aims are to strengthen his power and protect the wealth of himself and his allies.

Published: Dec 5, 2016 4:06:47 PM

Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century - Call for Papers

The UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES), the Ostrogorski Centre and the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum invite proposals from established academics and doctoral researchers for individual papers and panel discussions on various aspects of contemporary Belarusian studies.

Published: Nov 29, 2016 5:23:14 PM


The Power of Systems: How Policy Sciences Opened Up the Cold War World

In this talk, Dr. Egle Rindzeviciute will discuss her new book 'The Power of Systems' (Cornell UP, 2016).  In The Power of Systems, Egle Rindzeviciute introduces readers to one of the best-kept secrets of the Cold War: the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis, an international think tank established by the U.S. and Soviet governments to advance scientific collaboration.

Starts: Dec 5, 2016 6:30:00 PM

Who are the global top 1%?

Dr Paul Segal (King's College) will present his research on the global rich at this seminar, hosted by the UCL SSEES Centre for Comparative Studies of Emerging Economies.

Starts: Dec 7, 2016 12:30:00 PM

Crisis in Greece- Book launch talk

For over half a decade the international media gave extensive coverage to a crisis in Greece, with the story at times dominating the headlines as violent mass protests in the centre of Athens caught the world’s attention.

Starts: Dec 13, 2016 6:00:00 PM