Gaining a deeper understanding of Russia and Eastern Europe

The Russian and East European Studies Centre is part of the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies. Our courses are for graduates who are interested in gaining a deeper knowledge and understanding of Russia and Eastern Europe through study across a range of disciplines including history, politics, economics, IR, society and culture. 


The popularity costs of economic crisis to dominant parties: evidence from Russia

Tuesday, 10 May, 2016 - 13:00
Syndicate Room

Under what conditions does poor economic performance undermine the popularity of illiberal regimes? This paper examines how economic conditions translate into economic perceptions and how both of these affect incumbent support in a hybrid regime.

Dr Bryn Rosenfeld (Nuffield)

Why Architecture? Life of a "Construction Metaphor" in One Separate Country.

Thursday, 12 May, 2016 - 17:00
Basement Lecture Room, 47 Wellington Square

The Russian Graduate Seminar takes place on Thursdays at 5pm in the Basement Lecture Room, 47 Wellington Square, and is an opportunity for all those working in the field of Russian studies to hear and meet speakers from both within the university and outside it.

Yuri Sorochkin (Oxford)