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The Poste-restante Diary

Start: May 6, 2016 6:30:00 PM
End: May 6, 2016 8:30:00 PM


The Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in London and the UCL SSEES present the UK Premiere of The Poste-restante Diary, a documentary by the contemporary Russian film-director Grigorii Amnuel′ that based on a diary kept by a Latvian national, Artūr Stradiņš (1907-1986), after his arrest in June 1941 by Soviet security forces as an ‘enemy of the people’ and deportation to a prison camp near Viatka.

Impact of Uncertainty Shocks on the Global Economy

Start: May 12, 2016 8:30:00 AM
End: May 13, 2016 5:30:00 PM


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.

Workshop on European migrants in the UK and Ireland

Start: May 14, 2016 10:00:00 AM
End: May 14, 2016 5:00:00 PM

This one-day workshop considers the mobility of citizens from all European countries, including those outside the EU. In view of the preponderance of research about Polish migrants, the workshop is intended primarily to shed light on the experiences of other nationalities, and to discuss the state of existing knowledge about different groups.

Polish migration researchers are also welcome, and the workshop will pick up on themes from the 2015 SSEES conference ‘Polish Migrants’ Experience of Life in the UK since 2004’.

Oxford History of Poland-Lithuania: A Round-table Discussion

Start: May 18, 2016 4:00:00 PM
End: May 18, 2016 6:00:00 PM


The Lithuanian Embassy and UCL SSEES welcome you to a round-table discussion to mark the publication of  Oxford History of Poland-Lithuania: The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union, 1385–1569 by Professor Robert Frost.

Workshop on Contemporary Poland

Start: May 23, 2016 11:00:00 AM
End: May 23, 2016 4:15:00 PM

This one-day workshop is intended for scholars and students of contemporary Polish politics and society. Participants, all researchers based in the UK, will present their work in progress on a range of topical issues. The aim is to allow plenty of time for discussion.