UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


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UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies (SSEES)

UCL SSEES is one of the world's leading institutes specialising in Central, Eastern, South-Eastern Europe, Russia and Eurasia. Our faculty are uniquely distinguished in their research, teaching and professional activities and we offer distinctive programmes in: Economics & Business, History, Languages & Culture, and Politics & Sociology. 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.

In 2015, UCL SSEES celebrated its centenary. A range of events and celebrations took place, further details of which can be found on our Centenary webpages.

EU Referendum 2016: SSEES debates

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DATE AND TIME NOW CHANGED! On 9th June the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies will come together to debate the EU referendum, specifically focusing on Eastern Europe, migration and security. We invite the public and academic community alike to come along and engage with the issue, in order to decide for yourself whether Brexit is the right course of action. Register now

View more SSEES commentary on the BREXIT debate here

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Vagabonds of Bloomsbury

Whether East Europeans contribute to, or only benefit from British society is an increasingly overheated polemic today. Roma from the region are particularly popular targets of scaremongering in such discourses.

Starts: May 26, 2016 5:30:00 PM