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

Start: Nov 20, 2014 5:00:00 PM
End: Jan 20, 2015 5:00:00 PM

Language books
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.

EBRD Transition report-Transition through Innovation

Start: Nov 25, 2014 5:15:00 PM
End: Nov 25, 2014 7:00:00 PM

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

Start: Dec 1, 2014 6:00:00 PM
End: Dec 1, 2014 8:00:00 PM

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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.

Clandestine Emigration and the Trafficked Subject in Late Imperial Russia

Start: Dec 1, 2014 6:00:00 PM
End: Dec 1, 2014 8:00:00 PM

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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.

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

Start: Dec 2, 2014 6:30:00 PM
End: Dec 2, 2014 8:30:00 PM

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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.

UCL SSEES Graduate Open Evening

Start: Dec 3, 2014 5:30:00 PM
End: Dec 3, 2014 7:30:00 PM

UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) will be opening its doors to all prospective postgraduate students thinking about taking either taught or research based programmes at the School on 3rd December 2014 from 5.30pm.

SSEES 100: Soviet and Post-Soviet Sexualities Conference

Start: Feb 20, 2015 9:30:00 AM
End: Feb 20, 2015 7:00:00 PM

The aim of this one-day conference is to engage critically with the under-researched topic of Soviet and post-Soviet sexualities. 

SSEES 100: Microhistories: Social and Cultural Relations in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (1387-1795)

Start: Mar 20, 2015 9:00:00 AM
End: Mar 21, 2015 6:00:00 PM

East European Peoples, SSEES Rare books archive
This two-day conference is inspired by the pioneering work of David Frick (University of California at Berkeley) in reconstructing the social, religious and cultural bonds between and within families in the city of Vilnius (Vilna, Vilnia, Vilne, Wilno) in the seventeenth century.

SSEES 100: Polish Migrants' Experience of Life in the UK since 2004

Start: Apr 17, 2015 9:00:00 AM
End: Apr 18, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Polish migrants in the UK
Ten years since Poland’s EU accession, it seems appropriate to take stock of the current state of knowledge about Polish migration to the UK. Public discourse in the UK has focused largely on the impact of Polish migration on the British economy and public services.

SSEES 100: Grand Alumni Dinner

Start: Jun 14, 2015 6:00:00 PM
End: Jun 14, 2015 11:00:00 PM

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