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PhD Minorities

Congratulations to Licia Cianetti who successfully passed her PhD viva with a thesis entitled “The Quality of Divided Democracies: The Representation of the Russian-speaking Minorities in Estonia and Latvia”.

Published: May 22, 2015 11:53:29 AM

PhD Success

Congratulations to Vicky Davis who successfully passed her PhD viva with a thesis entitled “The myth of Malaia zemlia: Remembering World War II in Brezhnev’s Hero-City, 1943-2013.” 

Published: May 15, 2015 2:53:51 PM

Third Central Europe Symposium Videos

All the speakers of the Culture, Politics/History and Economics panels of the Third Central Europe Symposium can now be heard.      More...

Published: May 13, 2015 10:12:33 AM

Third Central Europe Symposium

On 21 April SSEES co-hosted with five embassies of the countries of Central Europe, the third biennial symposium on the region.

Published: May 5, 2015 10:34:46 AM

PhD Awarded

Congratulations to Christy Smith, for successfully passing her viva at the end of March.

Published: Apr 27, 2015 10:53:24 AM

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Platform Ukraine 2015 Conference

This year’s Platform Ukraine Conference 2015 will cover a variety of topics, such as Everyday and Gendered Experiences of Conflict; Memory and Identity; Artistic Responses to the Crisis in Ukraine; Framing and Living conflict in the Post-Socialist Space; War and Methodology.

Starts: Jun 6, 2015 10:00:00 AM


Expressive Movement in Early Soviet Film: the Juncture of Avant-Garde Performance and Physiological Psychology

Insisting on cinema’s specificity as an art form, Soviet filmmakers of the 1920s sought to revolutionize performance and define modes of expression uniquely suited for the screen. More...

Starts: Jun 8, 2015 5:15:00 PM

Zoltan Balog

SSEES Special Lecture

Hungarian Minister for Human Capacities, Zoltán Balog, will talk on “The Social Transformation in Hungary 25 Years after Regaining Freedom”.

Starts: Jun 9, 2015 6:00:00 PM

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SSEES 100: Grand Alumni Dinner

Please note that tickets for this event have now sold out.

Starts: Jun 14, 2015 6:00:00 PM

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SSEES 100: Achievements and Challenges for the Emerging Economies of Central Europe

This three-day conference draws focus to the appearance of the countries of Central Europe as a laboratory for new political and economic ideas throughout the 20th century.  More...

Starts: Jun 22, 2015 8:00:00 AM