SSEES hosts a number of interdisciplinary research centres, groups and funded projects which aim to help us expand our understanding of the region.
Our mission is to create in-depth knowledge of Russia and Eastern Europe in regional, comparative, transnational, and global contexts, and to promote and disseminate an understanding of our region to the wider world; developing multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and multi-method approaches to knowledge creation and to teaching; and to enhance the development of area studies at UCL and among the wider academic community.
Applying for Early Career Fellowships hosted at SSEES
SSEES regularly puts forward Early Career Researchers (ECRs) for British Academy, Leverhulme Trust and other similar fellowship schemes. If you are interested applying for such a fellowship via SSEES prospective applicants should in the first instance contact a relevant member of academic staff who could act as their supervisor/mentor to explore their suitability and fit. SSEES internally peer reviews prospective applications and only puts forward those assessed as the highest quality.
SSEES is currently welcoming applications for the 2021/2022 British Academy Postdoctoral and Leverhulme Trust Early Career fellowships schemes. Full details on the SSEES process for prospective applicants can be found on the Vacancies page.
Multidisciplinary, area-based research – on Central, South Eastern and Eastern Europe, and Russia – conducted by experts at UCL SSEES enriches our understanding of the region, informing both real-world policy and the public.
SSEES hosts a large number of Seminar Series and Research Centres, with an aim to disseminate research through a range of events and activity.
If you are a post-doctoral, mid-career or senior scholar interested in visiting SSEES, we welcome you to apply for our Visiting Scholar and Visiting Fellow Scheme.
Current and previous Funded Research Projects at UCL SSEES
The research of UCL SSEES scholars is published in books and peer-reviewed journals. SSEES is also extremely active as a publisher.
The SSEES Research blog provides accessible, high-quality analysis and discussion of Central, Eastern and South-East Europe and Russia, drawing on the research of UCL SSEES academics.
A collection of resources, profiles and publications for anyone interested in contemporary Polish migration.
A two-year Fellowship with a research focus on Albania and Albanians.