Oct 25, 2016 6:00:00 PM
End: Oct 25, 2016 7:30:00 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.
Oct 26, 2016 12:00:00 PM
End: Oct 26, 2016 1:30:00 PM
Oct 27, 2016 6:00:00 PM
End: Oct 27, 2016 8:00:00 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
Oct 28, 2016 5:00:00 PM
End: Oct 28, 2016 7:00:00 PM
Oct 31, 2016 6:00:00 PM
End: Oct 31, 2016 8:00:00 PM
Please join us for a
talk by Sarah Badcock on her newly-released book A
Prison Without Walls? Eastern Siberian Exile in the Last Years of Tsarism (OUP,
Nov 1, 2016 6:00:00 PM
End: Nov 1, 2016 8:00:00 PM
Panel Discussion co-organized by the Ukrainian Institute, London and UCL SSEES.
Nov 10, 2016 10:00:00 AM
End: Nov 10, 2016 5:30:00 PM
Researchers and translators alike are invited to this one day conference on the life of Zofia Nałkowska (1884-1954), which is sponsored by the Polish Cultural Institute, London, the Book Institute, Kraków, and the Polonia Aid Foundation Trust (PAFT), London.
Nov 11, 2016 10:00:00 AM
End: Nov 11, 2016 5:00:00 PM
To mark the 150th anniversary of the novel Crime and Punishment, UCL SSEES is proud to present our Inaugural Dostoevsky Day UK.
Nov 16, 2016 2:00:00 PM
End: Nov 16, 2016 4:00:00 PM
Nov 23, 2016 5:30:00 PM
End: Nov 23, 2016 7:30:00 PM
We invite anyone considering MA, MRes or PhD study to join us for our Postgraduate Open Evening at UCL SSEES.
Nov 24, 2016 6:00:00 PM
End: Nov 24, 2016 9:00:00 PM
Speaker: Dr Elisabeth Schimpfossl, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at UCL SSEES
Nov 29, 2016 6:00:00 PM
End: Nov 29, 2016 8:00:00 PM
Nov 30, 2016 4:00:00 PM
End: Nov 30, 2016 6:00:00 PM
A talk by Dr Svetlana Stephenson “” (“Казанские молодежные банды: с улицы в коридоры власти''), held in Russian as part of the Russian language mini-seminars on “Culture and Society in Modern Russia” ("Культура и общество современной России").
Reconnecting work and distribution: entanglements of labour, finance and welfare after Yugoslav socialism
Dec 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM
End: Dec 21, 2016 5:00:00 PM
Recently, there has
been a surge of fresh historical and anthropological perspectives on
contemporary politico-economic shifts, most interestingly bringing the value of
labour, the influence of finance, and the importance of social dependence back
into research agendas.