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In our centenary year, we asked all SSEES alumni and friends of SSEES to make a gift in support of our students - the next generation of rising stars. Today, on the 101 anniversary of the inauguration of the School, we are happy to announce:
Published: Oct 19, 2016 3:52:43 PM
From 19-26 September, twelve young researchers working on the history and politics of Central Europe and Russia came together for a workshop that was held for three days in SSEES and four days in Szeged and Budapest, Hungary.
Published: Oct 11, 2016 11:40:38 AM
We are pleased to be able to present a recording of the 'Video Games and Democracy' event organised by Dr Felix Ciută, bringing together game designers, campaigners, professionals in the video games industry and academics, to discuss the role that video games and the video games industry can play in shaping modern democracy.
Published: Sep 20, 2016 6:03:00 PM
Martyn Rady gave a keynote address at the National Congress of Romanian Historians, held at the Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj, on 25 - 28 August 2016.
Published: Sep 20, 2016 10:54:03 AM
Contemporary Russian writers: A conversation with Aleksandr Snegirev, Elena Chizhova and Igor Shaitanov.
SSEES is delighted to welcome two recent winners of the Russian Booker Prize – Aleks Snegirev and Elena Chizhova – who will be talking about their novels with Igor Shaitanov, editor of Voprosy literatury.
Starts: Oct 24, 2016 6:00:00 PM
revolutions that broke out in Poznań, Poland on 28 June, 1956 and in Budapest, Hungary on 23 October marked the first steps towards the collapse of communist
rule in Central Europe in 1989. The savage repression that brought both
revolutions to an end, after one day in Poland and twelve days in Hungary,
exposed the lie that the Soviet Union’s occupation of both countries at the end
of the Second World War had popular support and moral legitimacy.
Starts: Oct 25, 2016 6:00:00 PM
Dr. Ledyaeva will discuss her paper on the topic of Export Promotion Policy in the Age of Global Value Chains. This study examines how domestic export promotion policies affect foreign countries' exports in the presence of global value chains.
Starts: Oct 26, 2016 12:00:00 PM
Join us for a lecture by philosopher and gender specialist from the Pedagogical University of Cracow, prof. Marzenna Jakubczak will be followed by the short talk by Marge Berer, the coordinator at the International Campaign for Women's Right to Safe Abortion and interventions from feminist activists and artists, Paulina Poli Palian (activist, Babski Londyn) and Margot Przymierska (artist) and the Polish lecturer dr. Katarzyna Zechenter.The seminar will be chaired by dr. Urszula Chowaniec and the welcome will be with the director of qUCL, dr. Robert Mills
Starts: Oct 27, 2016 6:00:00 PM
war, economic collapse, and national disintegration pushed Russian politics to the extremes in 1917, the Provisional Government concentrated on legal process
and procedure, the essence of law but not revolution.
Starts: Oct 28, 2016 5:00:00 PM