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Call for papers: “Impact of uncertainty shocks on the global economy”

Start: Feb 11, 2016 9:00:00 AM
End: Feb 16, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Following the success of the first London workshop on uncertainty, University College London, University of Leicester and Banque de France will co-organize a second workshop on “Impact of uncertainty shocks on the global economy” during May 12-13, 2016. The purpose of the workshop is to bring together researchers working on various aspects of measurement, modelling, evaluation and analysis of macroeconomic uncertainties, with a special emphasis on the effects of uncertainty on the global economy.

Call for Papers: 'Micro-Macro Determinants of Growthin Emerging Economies'

Start: Feb 11, 2016 9:00:00 AM
End: Apr 8, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The UCL SSEES Centre for Comparative Studies of Emerging Economies (CCSEE) is hosting its first conference on “Micro-Macro Determinants of Growth in Emerging Economies”, to take place on 20-21 June 2016, University College London (London).

Call For Papers: Conference "Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century"

Start: Feb 15, 2016 8:30:00 AM
End: Feb 15, 2016 11:59:00 PM

UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies and the Ostrogorski Centre invite proposals from established academics and doctoral researchers for individual papers and panels discussing various aspects of contemporary Belarusian studies.    

SSEES 14th International Postgraduate Conference on Central & Eastern Europe

Start: Feb 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM
End: Feb 21, 2016 5:00:00 PM

Under the theme "Transnationalism(s): Contexts, Patterns and Connections in Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union", the 14th International Postgraduate Conference will bring together postgraduate students to present cutting-edge research in the field of East European Studies. 

Ukraine: two years of after the Revolution of Dignity

Start: Feb 24, 2016 12:45:00 PM
End: Feb 24, 2016 2:00:00 PM

The Revolution of Dignity (November 2013 - February 2014) has opened new opportunities for the development of Ukraine. However, the expectations of those who supported changes in the political system have not been met. The impoverishment of the majority of the population is leading to dissatisfaction in the results of the Revolution. 

Tatiana Shcherbina: Self-censorship in modern Russia

Start: Mar 10, 2016 6:00:00 PM
End: Mar 10, 2016 8:00:00 PM

On Thursday 10 March the Centre for Russian Studies will host a special lecture and poetry reading in Russian with the prominent Russian poet and critic Tatiana Shcherbina.

Book Launch and Discussion Panel: The Revolutions of 1989

Start: Mar 14, 2016 6:00:00 PM
End: Mar 14, 2016 8:30:00 PM

Book launch of The Revolutions of 1989 edited by Wolfgang Mueller, Michael Gehler and Arnold Suppan with a discussion with the editors and HE Martin Eichtinger, Austrian Ambassador to the UK.

Where does informality stop and corruption begin? Informal governance and the public/private crossover in Mexico, Russia and Tanzania

Start: Mar 17, 2016 12:00:00 PM
End: Mar 17, 2016 1:00:00 PM

On 17 March 2016, Dr Claudia Baez-Camargo (Basel Institute of Governance) and Alena Ledeneva (UCL SSEES) will present their paper ‘Where does informality stop and corruption begin? Informal governance and public/private crossover in Mexico, Russian and Tanzania’ as part of the seminar series ‘Innovation Studies in Europe and beyond’.