• Andrey Makarychev’s inaugural lecture on 21 October 2021

    The inaugural lecture by Andrey Makarychev, Professor of Regional Political Studies at the University of Tartu on „Regionalism: a Biopolitical Perspective“ will be delivered on 21 October 2021 at 16:15 in the White Hall of the UT Museum. The discipline of regional studies has been traditionally known for its focus on geographic and geopolitical factors […]… Read more

  • Webinar “Migration crisis on the external border of the EU with Belarus”

    University of Tartu Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies and The Centre for Eurasian and Russian Studies (CEURUS) are holding the next webinar in the series of “Raising civil society awareness in Belarus” on October 19 via Zoom from 18.00 – 19.30 (EEST, UTC+3). The topic of the fifth webinar is the migration crisis on the […]… Read more

  • New training on Understanding Russia: Insights into Contemporary Russian Culture and Politics

    CEURUS will hold a training in Russian “Insights into Contemporary Russian Culture and Politics” for public and private sector employees in Tallinn, Estonia from 25-29 October, 2021. The language of instruction is Russian. The Russian Federation may often be perceived as the reincarnation of the Soviet Union, a country of authoritarian political culture single-handedly ruled […]… Read more

  • Eastern Platform Conference in Tartu on 14-15 October 2021

    University of Tartu Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, in cooperation with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Leonid Nevzlin Research Center, and Nadav Foundation, are organizing the next edition of the Eastern Platform, titled “Platform “Freedom and Unfreedom in Critical Times: Liberalism and Illiberalism in Central, Eastern, and Baltic Europe”, from 14 to 15 October. […]… Read more

  • Join the new e-course “Common Challenges of Competing Regionalisms”

    Are you interested to widen your knowledge about comparative regionalism and integration processes in Europe and Eurasia? Would you like to know more about the dimensions of comparative regionalism in the European and Eurasian context in the light of emergence, transformation, and consolidation of integration processes in the EU and in the former Soviet space? Join our brand-new […]… Read more

  • Election Analysis Seminars: Russian Federal Elections 2021

    Election Analysis Seminar Series of the Johan Skytte Institute of Political StudiesRussian Federal Elections 2021: Who Cares? On September 19, Russian Duma elections will, without doubt, deliver yet another win for the ruling United Russia party. Given the current political reality, the elections appear as a mere imitation of democracy. One might ask, with the […]… Read more

  • Webinar “COVID-19 in Belarus: Social and Political Lessons of the Pandemic”

    University of Tartu Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies and The Centre for Eurasian and Russian Studies (CEURUS) are holding the next webinar in the series of “Raising civil society awareness in Belarus” on September 21 via Zoom from 18.00 – 19.30 (EEST, UTC+3). The topic of the fourth webinar is social and political lessons of […]… Read more

  • Viacheslav Morozov to co-host a radio show on Estonian Public Broadcasting

    Viacheslav Morozov, the Academic Director of CEURUS, is the co-host (along with Evgeniya Savina from the Estonian Public Broadcasting) of a new Russian-language radio show on the Estonian Radio 4, entitled Соседи (Neighbours). Twice a month, the show discusses various issues and developments in the post-Soviet space from a popular science perspective with invited guests. […]… Read more

  • Upcoming Training in Tallinn: Russia’s Current Affairs

    CEURUS will be holding a training course on Russia’s Current Affairs for public servants in Tallinn, Estonia from 27 September until 1 October, 2021. The course offers a series of classes covering the most topical issues in domestic and foreign policy agendas. Each of the lectures focuses on certain trends or events related to Russian […]… Read more

  • CfA: Autumn School at Narva, Estonia, 1-5 November 2021

    Governance, Leadership, Resilience: German and Estonian Experiences in the European ContextCfA: Autumn School at Narva, Estonia, 1-5 November 2021 The Johan Skytte Institute of the University of Tartu invites M.A. and PhD students to apply for the autumn school entitled “Governance, Leadership, Resilience: German and Estonian Experiences in the European Context”, that will take place […]… Read more