• 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

  • 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

  • Guest Lecture by Prof. Hobér

    CEURUS/UPTAKE Guest Lecture The YUKOS SAGA REVISITED: What have we learned? Public lecture by Professor Kaj Hobér from Uppsala University’s Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies (UCRS) on 15 April 2016, 14.00 at Lossi 36, room 214. Between 1996 and 2003 the Yukos Oil Company was one of the biggest and most successful Russian companies […]… Read more

  • First UPTAKE workshop on the Russian Diaspora

    On March 15, 2016, a workshop on “Whose Compatriots? Russophone Communities between New homelands and the Russkiy Mir” took place at the Narva College of the University of Tartu. It was the first workshop organised in the framework of the new UPTAKE consortium between the Centre for EU-Russia Studies (University of Tartu), the Centre for […]… Read more

  • Eastern Platform Seminar 2016

    The two-day seminar was organized by the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies of the University of Tartu and the Centre for EU-Russia Studies (CEURUS) in cooperation with Eastern Platform-Platform Ukraine, a multidisciplinary project based at the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies (SSEES), University College London. The event was generously supported by the […]… Read more

  • Public lecture by Prof. Hedlund on the future of Russia’s economy

    Professor Stefan Hedlund from the University of Uppsala, Sweden, will give a public lecture entitled: “STRATEGY 2030: A Roadmap to Nowhere for Russia’s Economy” on Wednesday, 16 March 2016, from 16:15 to 18:00 at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, Lossi 36, room 214. Synopsis: As the Russian economy sinks into recession, the Russian […]… Read more

  • Teacher training seminar

    Memory Studies Network organised successful teacher training seminar on memory and history in Estonian schools Read more

  • Open lectures

    2/3 Dec -- Guest lectures on German and Ukrainian Foreign Policy Read more