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Kultura Exhibition at SSEES

For the next two weeks the Masaryk Senior Common Room at SSEES will house an exhibition entitled, “Jerzy Giedroyc and His Achievement: the Legacy of Kultura and its Books”.

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SSEES academics contribute to new MOD strategy paper


On 29 October last year, Pete Duncan and Philipp Köker attended a UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) workshop in Shrivenham, organised by the 'Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre' (DCDC), an MOD think-tank, to discuss a new draft strategy paper on future scenarios and diverse security challenges in the Baltic Sea Region arising from geopolitical developments, corruption, migration, energy supply and innovations in technology.

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Visit of Ukrainian Minister of Education and Science

On 8 December the Ukrainian Minister of Education and Science, Dr Serhiy Kvit, delivered a lecture entitled “Ukrainian Education: The State of Reform” to a packed audience of students and academics at the UCL Institute of Education.

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SmartEIZ Success

We are pleased to announce that a twinning project application with Bocconi University, Maastricht University, The Economic Institute, Zagreb and UCL SSEES for Horizon 2020 funding has been successful.

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Award for Translation

Congratulations to SSEES alumnus, Jamie Bulloch (SSEES MA 1994, PhD 2002), who has been awarded the 2015 Society of Authors’ Schlegel-Tiech Prize for the German-English translation for his edition of Birgit Vanderbeke’s The Mussel Feast.

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Horizon 2020 Success

We are very pleased to announce that the bid for funding under the European Commission (EC) Horizon 2020 programme, led by Eric Gordy, on behalf of UCL SSEES, has been successful.

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SSEES 19 October Celebration

To celebrate the 100th birthday of SSEES on 19 October, HE Lubomír Rehák, the Slovak ambassador, Mrs Jana Brázdová, First Secretary of the Czech embassy and UCL President and Provost Professor Michael Arthur unveiled a bust of President Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, the first President of Czechoslovakia, in the SSEES Library.

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Special Advisor to the European Commissioner for Regional Policy

In March this year former Acting Director of SSEES, Slavo Radošević, was appointed advisor to the European Commissioner for Regional Policy, responsible for a budget of 351 billion euros to boost the standard of living in some of Europe's poorest regions.

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Olga Crisp Room at IHR Inaugurated

The Olga Crisp Room in the Institute of Historical Research (IHR) in Senate House (University of London), was formally inaugurated on 5 October at an event which brought together former SSEES colleagues of Olga, staff and students of the School, and senior members of the IHR.

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Young Translators' Prize

SSEES postgraduate Tul’si Bhambry has been awarded the 2015 Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize for her English translation of Tatuaz, a short story by Maciej Miłkowski.

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Awards Committee

Jan Kubik has been asked to join the panel of the Honors and Awards Committee of the Association for Slavic, East European & Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) which annually honours a member of the profession who has an exceptional record of scholarship and public service.

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New Role for SSEES Director

SSEES Director, Jan Kubik, has been appointed UCL Pro-Vice-Provost for Europe and Central Asia.

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Welcome to New Staff

SSEES extends a warm welcome to staff joining the School this academic year: Diana Georgescu, Lecturer in Transnational/Comparative South East European Studies; Philippa Hetherington, Lecturer in Modern Eurasian History; Yuemei Ji, Lecturer in Economics and Teaching Fellows: Chaira Amini, (Economics and Business); Małgorzata Januszewicz, (Polish) and Michaela Sanytrova, (Czech and Slovak Language).

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