To 'remedy the neglect of Slavonic and East European Studies in the UK', R W Seton-Watson proposed organising a Slavonic School, which was inaugurated in October 1915 by politician, sociologist and philosopher Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk. By the end of 1915 the School had 20 language and history students and a staff of four.
How the School of Slavonic Studies, as it was then called, grew into the SSEES we know today >
Professor John Keep looks back at his undergraduate years at SSEES in the late 1940s
Training Russian military interpreters during the Cold War (1951-58)
The story of Doreen Warriner, who helped refugees to escape from Czechoslovakia
|A collection of photos from throughout the history of SSEES.
|Landmarks in the recent history of SSEES.