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Ukraine Crisis

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launch Platform Ukraine

Platform Ukraine

Platform Ukraine, a multidisciplinary project to explore the post-socialist space, was set up by SSEES research students in May this year.

Published: Nov 21, 2014 12:50:21 PM

Hayley Davis Prize 2014

Congratulations to Philip Barker has been awarded the Hayley Davis Prize 2014 for his MA dissertation, which he completed last session at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Published: Nov 21, 2014 11:50:16 AM

Passionate Politics

A new research group called ‘Passionate Politics’ has been set up by Tim Beasley-Murray (UCL SSEES), Prof Axel Körner (UCL History), Dr Uta Staiger (UCL European Institute), Dr Dina Gusejnova (Queen Mary) and the UCL Centre for Transnational History.

Published: Nov 14, 2014 10:22:31 AM


AHRC PhD studentships in Russian, Slavonic & East European Languages and Culture

The Center for East European Language-Based Area Studies (CEELBAS) invites applications for PhD Studentships in any area of Russian, Slavonic and East European languages and culture. More...

Published: Nov 10, 2014 11:45:55 AM


Innovative Learning

Inspired by their lectures and tutorials of the Russian Politics and Society module, SSEES undergraduates have created a video with a cartoon on the topic, ‘Why is the Strong Leader Weak?’ More...

Published: Nov 6, 2014 12:53:24 PM


Language books

SSEES 100: Call for papers: The Politics of Teaching and Learning Languages

The significance of the title ‘The Politics of Teaching and Learning Languages’ is twofold: first, it alludes to politics and foreign languages in education, and second, to the politics of teaching and learning languages. More...

Starts: Nov 20, 2014 5:00:00 PM

EBRD Transition report-Transition through Innovation


Starts: Nov 25, 2014 5:15:00 PM

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“The European Security Continuum: Inside-Out or Outside-In?” Dr Alistair Shepherd (University of Aberystwyth)

In his talk, Dr Shepherd will argue that the views of the EU as a distinctive international security provider are being challenged by the blurring of the traditional internal-external security divide and the emergence of a European security continuum, which transcends geographic and bureaucratic boundaries.

Starts: Dec 1, 2014 6:00:00 PM

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Clandestine Emigration and the Trafficked Subject in Late Imperial Russia

Between 1880 and 1917, over two million Russian subjects emigrated across the empire's western borders, most clandestinely as a result of the Tsarist state's de jure criminalization of emigration.

Starts: Dec 1, 2014 6:00:00 PM

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"Illiberal Politics in Central Europe" Dr Jiří Pehe (NYU Prague)

Jiří Pehe discusses the development of illiberal political forces in Central Europe from the Meciarism in Slovakia in 1990s to the more recent challenge posed to liberal models of politics by Viktor Orbán. More...

Starts: Dec 2, 2014 6:30:00 PM