Archive of Events
Economic-military power balances in Europe, the Ukraine conflict, and economic sanctions on Russia- Professor Christopher Davis (University of Oxford)
Oct 5, 2016 12:00:00 PM
End: Oct 5, 2016 1:30:00 PM
Professor Christopher Davis (University of Oxford) will present his recent paper on the Economic-Military power balances in Europe, the Ukraine conflict, and economic sanctions on Russia.
Oct 7, 2016 1:30:00 PM
End: Oct 8, 2016 5:00:00 PM
Oct 13, 2016 7:00:00 PM
End: Oct 13, 2016 8:00:00 PM
UCL Students are invited to meet activist investor, Bill Browder – CEO and Founder of Hermitage Capital, as well as “Vladimir Putin’s number 1 enemy.”
Social inequalities and working class grievances in late Yugoslav socialism- Dr Rory Archer (UCL SSEES)
Oct 18, 2016 6:00:00 PM
End: Oct 18, 2016 8:00:00 PM
Socialist countries like Yugoslavia garnered legitimacy through appealing to social equality. Yet social stratification was characteristic of Yugoslav society and increased over the course of the state’s existence. By the 1980s the country was divided on socio-economic as well as republican and national lines during a decade of sustained social, economic, and political crises.
Contemporary Russian writers: A conversation with Aleksandr Snegirev, Elena Chizhova and Igor Shaitanov.
Oct 24, 2016 6:00:00 PM
End: Oct 24, 2016 8:00:00 PM
SSEES is delighted to welcome two recent winners of the Russian Booker Prize – Aleks Snegirev and Elena Chizhova – who will be talking about their novels with Igor Shaitanov, editor of Voprosy literatury.
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,