Call for Papers: Annual Conference of the Study Group on the Russian Revolution

The 48th Conference of the Study Group on the Russian Revolution will take place from 6-8 January 2023 at the University of Southampton, UK. The Study Group was established in 1973 and it aim to promote new approaches to the study of the Russian Revolution, focusing on the period between 1880 and 1932. Affiliated toContinue reading “Call for Papers: Annual Conference of the Study Group on the Russian Revolution”

Ukrainisation and Early Soviet Power in Ukraine

Ukrainian Institute London Professor Matthew Pauly (Michigan State University) in conversation with Olena Palko (Birkbeck) Join us to discuss how Ukrainian national culture and language shaped early Soviet power in Ukraine. About this event In a televised address on 21 February that served as a justification of the Kremlin’s escalated aggression against Kyiv, Russian PresidentContinue reading “Ukrainisation and Early Soviet Power in Ukraine”

Polish Studies: Today and Tomorrow, virtual conference 8-9 September

Polish Studies: Today and Tomorrow Thursday 8 and Friday 9 September 2022, by Zoom The British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) is holding its annual multi-disciplinary conference on Poland on 8-9 September 2022. Papers are invited on any aspect of contemporary Poland, Polish history or Polish migration, including migration to/from Poland. YouContinue reading “Polish Studies: Today and Tomorrow, virtual conference 8-9 September”

Roundtable on the legacy of R. W. Seton-Watson and his Liberal Internationalist campaign

Check out Review of Democracy’s new podcast episode about the New Europe campaign (with references to Ukraine), with contributions by Pieter Judson (EUI, Florence), Mark Cornwall (University of Southampton), Gábor Egry (Institute of Political History, Budapest) and Samuel Foster (University of East Anglia)

Discover Ukraine 1 June

Our next (and the last) lecture in the series “Discover Ukraine: history, culture, and its people”, entitled ‘Society in turbulent times: Ukraine after 2014’ by Anna Chebotarova, University of Oslo, will take place on 1 June. In the first two decades of independence, the development of Ukraine as “a post-Communist but not yet post-Soviet” stateContinue reading “Discover Ukraine 1 June”

Making Ukraine. Book Lauch. TODAY

You are cordially invited to join Olena Palko (Birkbeck) and Constantin Ardeleanu (University of Galati) for the launch of Making Ukraine: Negotiating, Contesting, and Drawing the Borders in the Twentieth Century (MQUP, 2022), along with Ulrich Schmid, author of the foreword. The book launch is hosted by the New Europe College (Bucharest) and is co-organizedContinue reading “Making Ukraine. Book Lauch. TODAY”