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Professor W R Mead

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Prof Mead

SSEES mourns the death of William Richard Mead (1915-2014), who served as Chairman of the Council of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies from 1978 to 1980.

Grant Awarded for Passionate Politics

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A new research initiative on “Passionate Politics” has just received £10,000 seed funding from the UCL Centre for Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Projects.

PhD in Record Time

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Congratulations to Valerie Pacer who has successfully defended her PhD thesis, ‘Putin and Medvedev’s Policies towards Euro-Atlantic Security: Between Continuity and Change, 2000-2012’.

SSEES-British Library Collaboration on Ivan Fedorov

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On 9 May 2014, the SSEES Centre for Russian Studies commemorated the sixteenth-century origins of printing in Russia and Ukraine with an international conference at the British Library.

Dean's List

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Congratulations to four SSEES graduands who have received a commendation for this year’s Dean’s List.

Andrew Doll, Melvyn Ingleby, Edward Johnston and Cecilia Rossler have all graduated with First Class Honours in BA History.

SSEES Student awarded ENS Scholarship

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Congratulations to Melvyn Ingleby who has been awarded a scholarship for a two/three-year course at the École Normale Supérieure (ENS) in Paris.

National School of Development, Peking

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Slavo Peking

Last month SSEES Acting Director Slavo Radošević attended a week-long international symposium at Peking University. 

SSEES Summer Book Sale

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Up to 75% off selected titles.
SSEES books in the Occasional Papers and Studies in Russia and Eastern Europe series published by UCL SSEES are on sale.


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Egbert Klautke

Congratulations to three SSEES Lecturers, who have been promoted to Senior Lecturers. The promotions will take effect from 1 October 2014.  

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