UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


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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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25 Years of Croatian State Recognition

The Embassy of the Republic of Croatia and the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, UCL, are organising a roundtable discussion on the 25th anniversary of the Republic of Croatia's international recognition.  A panel will discuss related historical decisions and developments in Croatia, as well as the issue of international recognition of states more broadly.  The panel will be composed of experts in the field as well as those who themselves participated in the decision-making at the time.

Starts: May 3, 2017 5:30:00 PM