Events

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

Start: Dec 15, 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.

Seminar: Central and Eastern European LGBT migrants in London

Start: Jan 15, 2015 6:00:00 PM
End: Jan 15, 2015 9:00:00 PM

LGBT Eastern European Seminar
Many Central and Eastern European countries still fail to protect its LGBT citizens from stigma, discrimination and violence, which are believed to be main reasons why LGBT people from this region decide to migrate to the UK.

SSEES 100: Soviet and Post-Soviet Sexualities Conference

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

Sexualities
Prompted by the introduction of laws restricting the rights of LGBTQ citizens and the increase in homophobic violence in Russia and other post-Soviet states, there is a pressing need to understand attitudes towards non-normative sexualities, the lived experience of sexual minorities and the ways in which LGBTQ individuals and groups seek/have sought to negotiate/resist heteronormative structures and homophobia in the specific socio-political, cultural and historic contexts of the Soviet and post-Soviet space. 

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.