UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


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EU Referendum: Director's Statement

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Dear All,

In the light of the referendum’s result I want to reaffirm – first of all – SSEES’s steadfast commitment to the principles of international collaboration and solidarity. They constitute the unchallengeable base of our educational mission. Our staff and students come from all over the world and we cherish this soul and mind nurturing diversity. We will do everything we can to make sure that Brexit will not impact negatively our multi-national culture and the network of trans-European partnerships and collaborations.

Staff Promotions

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Dr Bojan Aleksov

Congratulations to SSEES Lecturers Bojan Aleksov and Randolph Bruno who have been promoted to Senior Lecturers. The promotions will take effect from 1 October 2016. 

Likhachev Cultural Fellowship Award

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2016 Likhachev Cultural Fellows

Vladimir Smith-Mesa, cataloguer of the SSEES Library’s Russian and audio-visual collection, has been awarded the  prestigious Likhachev Fellowship, a Russian Fellowship dedicated to arts and culture for his curation of Dostoevsky Day UK, which will take place on 11 November 2016 (the anniversary of Dostoevsky’s birth).

PhD Success

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Eszter Tarsoly

Congratulations to Eszter Tarsoly who successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled "Pedantry, purism, and the presentation of self: an interdisciplinary study of attitudes towards language". 

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