• Public lecture on the cultural legacy of Russian transition

    On Tuesday, 27 September, Leonid Polishchuk, Researcher at the Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies at the Uppsala University, will give a public lecture entitled ” Chronicles of a Democracy Postponed: Cultural Legacy of the Russian Transition”. The lecture takes place at 14.15 at Lossi 36-214. The synopsis of the lecture: The Russian society today […]… Read more

  • PhD defence of Kristina Kallas

    On 26 September, Kristina Kallas is defending her doctoral dissertation on “Revisiting the triadic nexus: An analysis of the ethnopolitical interplay between Estonia, Russia and Estonian Russians”. The public defence takes place at 16.00 at the Senate Hall of the University of Tartu (Ülikooli 18). Supervisor: Vello Pettai (University of Tartu) Opponent: Pål Kolstø (University […]… Read more

  • Baltic transition discussed at summer school for Ukrainian students

    On 22-27 August, the third international summer school for Ukrainian students took place at the University of Tartu. The theme of the school was “Prospects for Democracy, Stability and Europeanization in Ukraine: What Lessons from the Baltic Experience?” The aim of the summer school was to provide an opportunity for young Ukrainians to reflect upon […]… Read more

  • Researchers of Russian and East European studies in Tartu for largest conference in the region

    The First Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies taking place from 12 to 14 June brings nearly 200 researchers and experts from around the world to Tartu to introduce the most recent research work in the field and discuss topical subjects, such as political and economic developments, culture and society in East […]… Read more

  • Lecture of Estonian Minister of Defence Hanso at Tartu

    On Friday, May 20 Mr Hannes Hanso, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Estonia, will visit the University of Tartu and give a public lecture on the topic of ““Changes in the European security and their impact on Estonia” (“Muudatused Euroopa julgeolekus ja nende mõju Eestile”). Mr Hannes Hanso is the Minister of Defence […]… Read more

  • Call for Applications

    Third International Summer School "Prospects for Democracy, Stability and Europeanization in Ukraine" Read more

  • Russian activist Yevgeniya Chirikova visits Tartu

    On Wednesday, May 18, Russian environmental activist Yevgeniya Chirikova will give a talk on “Problems of civil society and grassroots activism in Russia” at the University of Tartu. The discussion will focus on the development of political activism in Russia under the tightening grip of the Putin regime. The meeting will be held in Russian (no translation […]… Read more

  • Public lecture by Artemy Troitsky

    On Tuesday, 10 May, Artemy Troitsky, renowned Russian journalist and music critic currently living in Tallinn, will give a public lecture at the University of Tartu Read more

  • Public lecture on security institutions in the post-Soviet space

    On Wednesday, 27 April, Kjell Engelbrekt, Professor of Political Science at Swedish Defence University, will give a public lecture entitled “Security Institutions and Practices in post-Soviet Space”. The lecture takes place at 12.15 at Lossi 36-304. In his lecture, Prof Engelbrekt will discuss various international security institutions and their diplomatic practices with respect to the […]… Read more

  • Cooperation with Ukrainian Think Tank Development Initiative

    On 22 March and 19 April 2016, CEURUS welcomed two groups of student-interns from the Think Tank Development Initiative (TTDI) in Ukraine  interested in learning about how think tanks and research centres function and affect policy in the Baltic states. TTDI was originally created by the International Renaissance Foundation in cooperation with the Think Tank […]… Read more