UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


Dr Hetherington and Dr Noble awarded 2019 Visiting Researcher Fellowship at Uppsala University

4 March 2019

Philippa & Ben

Congratulations to Dr Philippa Hetherington, Lecturer in Modern Eurasian History, and Dr Ben Noble, Lecturer in Russian Politics, who have been awarded a 2019 Visiting Researcher Fellowship at the Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies (IRES) at Uppsala University, Sweden.

Dr Hetherington has commenced her month's research on 1 March. She will be completing a monograph on the history of the traffic in women in and from Russia and will present her talk 'Policed Bodies and Porous Borders on the Western Frontier of the Russian Empire, 1885-1914' at the IRES seminar series. Dr Noble will be conducting his research at IRES from the middle of August until the middle of September 2019. He will be working on his monograph on executive factionalism and lawmaking in modern-day Russia, as well as a new project (with Dr Martin Kragh of IRES) on oversight of the executive by the State Duma across the Putin and Medvedev presidencies. He will present this research ‘Parliamentary Oversight and Budget Transparency in Non-Democracies: The Case of Post-Soviet Russia’ at the IRES seminar series.