Oct 12, 2015 6:30:00 PM
End: Dec 17, 2015 11:00:00 PM
Showcasing the national cinemas of Russia and Eastern, Central and South East Europe, co-hosted by the British Film Institute.
Nov 30, 2015 6:00:00 PM
End: Nov 30, 2015 8:00:00 PM
Dec 1, 2015 5:30:00 PM
End: Dec 1, 2015 7:00:00 PM
The evening will consist of a 90-minute session "in conversation with the author" hosted by SSEES Ukraine specialist Andrew Wilson, including a slideshow of some of the author's photography from Ukraine. Copies of the book, published by Allen Lane, will be available for purchase.
Dec 1, 2015 6:00:00 PM
End: Dec 1, 2015 8:00:00 PM
In this lecture, Dr Ana Antic (Birkbeck University, London) will discuss how psychiatric case files as a historical source can be used as a means to discover more about south-eastern Europe in the 1940s.
Dec 2, 2015 12:30:00 PM
End: Dec 2, 2015 2:00:00 PM
Saul Estrin (LSE) discusses foreign direct investment as part of the Centre for Comparative Studies of Emerging Economies seminar series. He is Professor of Management, Deputy Head of Department of Strategy and Resources and TRIUM Vice-Dean.
Book Launch: Bliss was it in Bohemia by Michael Viewegh, translated by David Short with a foreword by Veronika Pehe
Dec 2, 2015 6:00:00 PM
End: Dec 2, 2015 9:00:00 PM
The evening will be introduced and moderated by Peter Zusi and will include
short talks by special guests David Short and Veronika Pehe followed by
discussion and questions. This will be followed by a small celebration as the
launch falls shortly after the fifth anniversary of the formation of Jantar
Free wine and nibbles will be available and copies of the book and other
recent Jantar titles will be on sale at "Special SSEES" discount
Dec 3, 2015 1:15:00 PM
End: Dec 3, 2015 1:55:00 PM
In this lecture Dr Rachel Morley will examine Russian cinema in 1915, a key year in the development of this art form.
Dec 3, 2015 6:00:00 PM
End: Dec 3, 2015 8:00:00 PM
The FRINGE Centre will be UCL's Centre for the Study of Social & Cultural Complexity. The Centre is based at the UCL Institute of Advanced Studies and funded by UCL SSEES. Their interest lies in the hidden complexity of all embedded practices, and more broadly in the intricacies that 'embeddedness' as such entails.
Dec 3, 2015 6:30:00 PM
End: Dec 3, 2015 9:00:00 PM
The second of two chamber concerts to celebrate the SSEES centenary, showcasing the work of Russian and East European composers across the 20th century.
Doors open at 6.30 pm. Concert to start at 7.00 pm with an interval, followed by a drinks reception.
"Ukrainian Education: The State of Reform" - HE Dr Serhiy Kvit, Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine
Dec 8, 2015 3:30:00 PM
End: Dec 8, 2015 4:30:00 PM
Ukraine is seeing significant changes to its education system following the Maidan revolution in February 2014. In the words of the Minister, the Government of Ukraine wants “to ensure that the education system corresponds to the needs of a modern economy and promotes Ukraine’s integration into international scientific activities. The goals of this reform are quality education and equal opportunity”.
Area studies in the era of big data and social media analysis: The possibilities and limits of social media analysis of the Balkan floods 2014
Dec 8, 2015 6:00:00 PM
End: Dec 8, 2015 8:00:00 PM
Dr Vanessa Pupavac will be giving a talk on
ANTICORRP/CEPSI Seminar Series: Exploring the Dark Side of Public-Private Partnerships: Rules, Relations, and Risks
Dec 9, 2015 1:00:00 PM
End: Dec 9, 2015 2:00:00 PM
Dec 14, 2015 12:30:00 PM
End: Dec 16, 2015 5:00:00 PM
This conference will explore how an analysis of the historical and political trajectories of both pre- and post-1989 Central and Eastern Europe may contribute to confronting challenges to the global imagination.
Taxes and Happiness: How Fiscal Reform Made Taxes Less Burdensome but More Creepy in Russia, Europe, and North America since the Eighteenth Century
Dec 16, 2015 6:00:00 PM
End: Dec 16, 2015 8:00:00 PM