• Conference focuses on issues of sovereignty and identity in Russia and Eastern Europe

    The Fourth Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies on 9-11 June will bring nearly 250 researchers from across the world to Tartu for a discussion over the contemporary challenges to states and communities in Russia and Eastern Europe. This academic conference is organised for the fourth consecutive year at the initiative of […]… Read more

  • CfA: OSF Eurasia programme fellowships 2019-2020

    The University of Tartu (Estonia) announces a call for applications for doctoral candidates and PhD-holding academics in the Social Sciences for a five-month fellowship at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, supported by the Eurasia Programme of the Open Society Foundations. The call is addressed to citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine […]… Read more

  • New MOOC on EU-Russia relations out today

    On February 11, the online classes offered for more than 800 participants by the e-course “Understanding EU-Russia Relations: Foreign Policy Actors, Institutions and Policy-Making”will officially start. The main goal of the course is to provide an interdisciplinary overview of EU-Russia relations. The lectures cover the two actors’ policy-making and institutions in the field of foreign policy […]… Read more

  • CEURUS guest lecture on Russian influence activities in the Nordics

    On Tuesday, February 19, Martin Kragh will give a lecture on a topic „Russian Public Diplomacy and Influence Activities: The Nordic Case.“ The lecture will take place at 12:15 at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, Lossi 36, room 306. In the last decade, Russian foreign policy conduct towards Europe has become more active. […]… Read more

  • Annual Kääriku winter school takes place this week

    This week the international winter school “Bio-, Geo- and Ethnopolitics of the Post-Communist Transformations: 30 years after the fall of the Berlin wall” in taking place in Kääriku, Estonia.  This year the winter school has 24 participants from all around the world, including such countries as Mongolia, Indonesia and China, as well as the Baltic countries, Russia, […]… Read more

  • CfP: Fourth Annual Tartu Conference, 9-11 June 2019

    We are pleased to announce Call for Papers FOURTH ANNUAL TARTU CONFERENCE  ON RUSSIAN AND EAST EUROPEAN STUDIES Communities in Flux:  Rethinking Sovereignty and Identity in an Era of Change 9–11 June 2019, Tartu, Estonia Scholars working in all subfields of area studies, including comparative politics, international relations, economics, history, sociology, anthropology, cultural studies and […]… Read more

  • Kääriku Winter School, 4-9 February 2019

    The Johan Skytte Institute of the University of Tartu invites graduate and post-graduate students to apply for the winter school “Bio-, Geo- and Ethnopolitics of the Post-Communist Transformations: 30 years after the fall of the Berlin wall”. This event is part of a series of winter schools hosted by the University of Tartu in cooperation […]… Read more

  • Heather Grabbe, Director of OSEPI, to speak about the future of politics in Europe

    On Wednesday, 3 October, the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies will host Dr. Heather Grabbe, director of the Open Society European Policy Institute, who will give a public lecture entitled “The Future of Europe: Populism and Illiberalism?”. Politics in Europe is changing profoundly under the influence of populism and technological change. Together these factors are […]… Read more

  • CfA: OSF Eurasia programme fellowships

    The University of Tartu (Estonia) announces a call for applications for doctoral candidates and PhD-holding academics in the Social Sciences for a five-month fellowship at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, supported by the Eurasia Programme of the Open Society Foundations. The call is addressed to citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine […]… Read more

  • New OSF Eurasia Fellows start at CEURUS

    Two new OSF Eurasia Fellows – Irakli Sirbiladze (Georgia) and Viktoriia Svyrydenko (Ukraine) will be conducting five-month residential fellowships at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, University of Tartu. The OSF Eurasia Fellowship programme was launched in autumn 2016 with the aim of enabling young Eurasian social scientists to develop their analytical and research […]… Read more