What is FRINGE?
Watch Prof Alena Ledeneva (FRINGE Founder), Dr Peter Zusi (FRINGE Director 2017-21) and Akosua Bonsu (FRINGE Coordinator 2015-18) discuss FRINGE projects and the distinctive FRINGE approach. Filmed and edited by Giulio Gobbetti
What do we do?
From a cross disciplinary, cross area studies perspective, FRINGE explores the roles that complexity, ambivalence and immeasurability play in social and cultural phenomena.
What does the FRINGE acronym stand for?
- Who are our academic team?
Our team is composed of an interdicisplinary UCL based networks of academics and a wider international network of friends.
- Who are our Institutional partners?
UCL's Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences was founded in 2015. It is based at the heart of UCL's Bloomsbury Campus in a suite of rooms in the Wilkins Building South Wing. The IAS is a research-based community of scholars comprising colleagues and doctoral students from across UCL as well as visiting fellows and research collaborators/interlocutors from the UK and internationally.
The UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) is one of the UK's largest institutions for research and teaching on Russia, the Baltics, and Central, Eastern and South-East Europe.
UCL Press is the first fully Open Access University Press in the UK. It seeks to use modern technologies and 21st-century means of publishing/dissemination radically to change the prevailing models for the publication of research outputs.