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“The European Security Continuum: Inside-Out or Outside-In?” Dr Alistair Shepherd (University of Aberystwyth)

Start: Dec 1, 2014 6:00:00 PM
End: Dec 1, 2014 8:00:00 PM

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In his talk, Dr Shepherd will argue that the views of the EU as a distinctive international security provider are being challenged by the blurring of the traditional internal-external security divide and the emergence of a European security continuum, which transcends geographic and bureaucratic boundaries.

Clandestine Emigration and the Trafficked Subject in Late Imperial Russia

Start: Dec 1, 2014 6:00:00 PM
End: Dec 1, 2014 8:00:00 PM

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Between 1880 and 1917, over two million Russian subjects emigrated across the empire's western borders, most clandestinely as a result of the Tsarist state's de jure criminalization of emigration.

SSEES Talks with Mark Hollingsworth: How did London become Moscow-on-Thames?

Start: Dec 1, 2014 6:30:00 PM
End: Dec 1, 2014 8:00:00 PM

Moscow, by Joana Borges-Moron
Join us for an insightful discussion of Londongrad: From Russia with Cash by Mark Hollingsworth and Stewart Lansley.

"Illiberal Politics in Central Europe" Dr Jiří Pehe (NYU Prague)

Start: Dec 2, 2014 6:30:00 PM
End: Dec 2, 2014 8:30:00 PM

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Jiří Pehe discusses the development of illiberal political forces in Central Europe from the Meciarism in Slovakia in 1990s to the more recent challenge posed to liberal models of politics by Viktor Orbán.

Ivan Simic 'The Veil Lifting Campaign in Yugoslavia'

Start: Dec 3, 2014 5:00:00 PM
End: Dec 3, 2014 12:00:00 AM

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This seminar will explore the consequences of imposing the category of “backwardness” on Muslim women in Yugoslavia, arguing that it provided the communist government and its activists with the tools for radical interventions into Muslim women’s lives, culminating with the veil lifting campaign.

UCL SSEES Graduate Open Evening

Start: Dec 3, 2014 5:30:00 PM
End: Dec 3, 2014 7:30:00 PM

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UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) will be opening its doors to all prospective postgraduate students thinking about taking either taught or research based programmes at the School on 3rd December 2014 from 5.30pm.

Round-table discussion of Andrei Zviagintsev’s Leviafan (Leviathan, 2014)

Start: Dec 8, 2014 6:00:00 PM
End: Dec 8, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Leviafan
Andrei Zviagintsev’s fourth full-length feature, Leviafan (Leviathan, 2014), has become something of a cause célèbre in Russia.

Daughters, Dowries, Deliveries: The Effect of Marital Payments on Fertility Choices in India

Start: Dec 9, 2014 5:00:00 PM
End: Dec 9, 2014 6:30:00 PM

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This paper investigates the effect of the differential pecuniary costs of sons and daughters on fertility decisions. The focus is on dowries in India, which increase the economic returns to sons and decrease the returns to daughters. 

Eszter Tarsoly "Is your language good enough? Tracing the origins of value-laden postures towards language in Europe and Circum-Pannonia."

Start: Dec 10, 2014 5:00:00 PM
End: Dec 10, 2014 12:00:00 AM

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The purpose of this talk is to look at the evolution of ideas about language, in particular, how superiority and correctness came to be associated with certain language varieties (known as standards) in European linguistic thought, and how

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

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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.

Platform Ukraine December Workshop

Start: Dec 17, 2014 6:00:00 PM
End: Dec 17, 2014 8:00:00 PM

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This workshop will be focused on theory and practice of social research in post-socialist space. The aim is to generate a discussion about the major challenges and difficulties of conducting social research and fieldwork in post-socialist, conflict and post-conflict environments.
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