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UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies (SSEES)

The UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) is the world’s leading institution for research and teaching on Russia, the Baltics, and Central, Eastern and South-East Europe. The School’s mission is to foster cross-disciplinary approaches to area studies, using expertise in our primary geographical region to generate knowledge and understanding of the broader world. Our work is organized into four interrelated programmes: Economics and Business; History; Languages and Culture; Politics and Sociology. With our spectacular library and award-winning building in the heart of London, at the centre of a vibrant network of national and international connections, SSEES provides a unique and dynamic environment where students acquire the expertise and skills that employers want, including an unparalleled range of languages.

SSEES also leads the inter-university Centre for East European Language Based Area Studies (CEELBAS), the International Masters in Economy, State, and Society (IMESS), participates in the FP7 network project, ANTICORRP, funds the FRINGE Centre and runs the UCL Mellon Programme.

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Events

The Power of Systems: How Policy Sciences Opened Up the Cold War World

In this talk, Dr. Egle Rindzeviciute will discuss her new book 'The Power of Systems' (Cornell UP, 2016).  In The Power of Systems, Egle Rindzeviciute introduces readers to one of the best-kept secrets of the Cold War: the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis, an international think tank established by the U.S. and Soviet governments to advance scientific collaboration.

Starts: Dec 5, 2016 6:30:00 PM

Who are the global top 1%?

Dr Paul Segal (King's College) will present his research on the global rich at this seminar, hosted by the UCL SSEES Centre for Comparative Studies of Emerging Economies.

Starts: Dec 7, 2016 12:30:00 PM