Congratulations to Diane P. Koenker, UCL SSEES Director and Professor of Russian and Soviet History!
15 August 2018
We are delighted that Diane P. Koenker, UCL SSEES Director and Professor of Russian and Soviet History, has received the 2018 ASEEES Distinguished Contributions to Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Award!
Professor Koenker has been recognised for her inventive research for more than thirty years, most notably in the field of labour history and the history of leisure and consumption in Soviet history. Upon learning about receiving the award, she said: “This is an extraordinary honour, and I am humbled to have been selected.”
The Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) established this award in 1970 with the aim to honour eminent members of the profession who have made major contributions to the field through scholarship of the highest quality, mentoring, leadership, and service to the profession. You can read more about Professor Koenker and the award here.