• Tartu Conference received the ICCEES Award for International Cooperation

    The International Council for Central and East European Studies (ICCEES) has chosen the Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies as the first recipient of the Award for the Promotion of International Cooperation. The aim of the ICCEES award is to recognize international networks of scholars which have demonstrated an outstanding contribution to ICCEES’ […]… Read more

  • 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

  • Conference examines the evolution of nation-statehood in Eastern Europe

    The Third Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies on 10-12 June will bring nearly 250 researchers from across the world to Tartu for a discussion of contemporary realities in Eastern Europe, Russia and Eurasia and the evolution of nation-statehood since its introduction to the region one hundred years ago. This academic conference […]… Read more

  • CfP: UPTAKE workshop “Democracy in Reverse” (Tartu, Estonia)

    CALL FOR PAPERS Democracy in Reverse: Patterns of Autocratization in Eastern Europe and Eurasia Research Workshop Friday, 19 October 2018 University of Tartu, Estonia In what ways can we compare and better understand patterns of autocratization in the postcommunist world? Autocratization can be seen as a process, in which democratic institutions, rights and practices are […]… Read more

  • CfP: 4th Eastern Platform Seminar in Tartu

    The two-day seminar is organized by the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies of the University of Tartu draws on the experience of the Eastern Platform-Platform Ukraine, a multidisciplinary project based at the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies (SSEES), University College London. The event is generously supported by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. Eastern Platform-Platform Ukraine is a multi-disciplinary initiative […]… Read more

  • UPTAKE workshop on Ethnopolitics, 9-10 February 2018

    UPTAKE workshop Ethnopolitics in Central and Eastern Europe in a State of Flux 9-10 February 2018, University of Tartu (Estonia) After the end of the Cold War, ethnic relations in Central and Eastern Europe have been subject to a quadratic nexus which consists of ethnic minorities, their external homelands (or kin-states), the (frequently) nationalizing new […]… Read more

  • CfP: Third Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies

    THIRD ANNUAL TARTU CONFERENCE  ON RUSSIAN AND EAST EUROPEAN STUDIES Reflecting on Nation-Statehood in Eastern Europe, Russia and Eurasia 10-12 June 2018, Tartu, Estonia Scholars working in all subfields of area studies, including comparative politics, international relations, economics, history, sociology, anthropology, cultural studies and related disciplines, are invited to submit proposals for panels, roundtables and […]… Read more

  • CfP: Ethnopolitics in Central and Eastern Europe in a State of Flux

    Call for Papers UPTAKE workshop Ethnopolitics in Central and Eastern Europe in a State of Flux 9-10 February 2018, University of Tartu (Estonia) After the end of the Cold War, ethnic relations in Central and Eastern Europe have been subject to a quadratic nexus which consists of ethnic minorities, their external homelands (or kin-states), the […]… Read more

  • CfP: Workshop “Whither Liberal World Order? Challenges from Russia, Eurasia, and Beyond”

    UPTAKE workshop Whither Liberal World Order? Challenges from Russia, Eurasia, and Beyond 2-3 November 2017 University of Kent, Canterbury Call for Papers The world order of the 21st century seems to be undergoing some fundamental changes. Some would even claim that its liberal character is weakening, giving way to new configurations. The challenge to liberal world […]… Read more

  • CfP: 2nd Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies

    The Centre for EU-Russia Studies at the University of Tartu, the Global Europe Centre at the University of Kent, and the Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Uppsala University are announcing the Call for Papers for the Second Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies: The Russian Revolution and Its Legacies: […]… Read more