• Webinar “Belarus after the Protests and European (Geo)politics: Current Trends”

    Under initiative supported by the 2020 – 2023 Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid to Eastern Partnership countries programme of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs University of Tartu Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies and The Centre for Eurasian and Russian Studies (CEURUS) in cooperation with Belarusian Student Support Association and Honest University is holding the next webinar in the […]… Read more

  • Roundtables mark the beginning of this year’s Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies

    Two roundtables, focussing on information warfare and on Soviet subjectivities, respectively, will take place ahead of the Fifth Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies. While the conference is held on 6-8 June for registered participants and guests, the roundtables on 31 May and 5 June are open to everyone interested. Viacheslav Morozov, […]… Read more

  • Webinar on political mobilization and protest art in Belarus

    Under the initiative supported by the 2020 – 2023 Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid to Eastern Partnership countries programme of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies and the Centre for Eurasian and Russian Studies (CEURUS) (both at the University of Tartu)  in cooperation with  Belarusian Student Support Association and Honest University […]… Read more

  • Joint Lecture “From Exceptionalization to Normalization: Indonesian and Russian Responses to Covid-19”

    We invite you to CSGS & Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies Joint Lecture Series II – From Exceptionalization to Normalization: Indonesian and Russian Responses to Covid-19, on 29 April at 11.00-13.00 (GMT+3) on Zoom. The Covid-19 pandemic might appear to represent an ideal case for strengthening Carl Schmitt’s model of sovereignty with practices of […]… Read more

  • CfA: BEAR Narva Summer School 2021 for (post)graduate students

    The ‘Soft Power’ of the EU and Russia in Divided SocietiesJuly 5 – 10, 2021Narva College, University of TartuNarva, Estonia The BEAR Network invites applications from (post)graduate students to attend the BEAR 2021 Narva Summer School at Narva College, University of Tartu, Estonia, July 5-10, 2021. Summer school will take place in hybrid format where […]… Read more

  • Call for Participants: Raising civil society awareness in Belarus

    Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies and CEURUS, in cooperation with Belarusian Student Support Association and Honest University, is pleased to announce a call for Belarusian students and activists to participate in a series of online workshops on the topic of  “Raising civil society awareness in Belarus”. Participants have to hold Belarusian nationality/citizenship. The organisation of the workshops […]… Read more

  • New CEURUS Podcast series in Russian

    CEURUS has launched a podcast series in Russian, in which CEURUS staff and invited guests discuss various topical issues in Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia. In the first podcast Andrey Makarychev, Professor of Regional Political Studies at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies at the University of Tartu, discusses the most recent developments in […]… Read more

  • Opinion: Estonian Foreign Policy after Borrell’s Moscow Visit: Between Deterrence and EU Consensus

    By Stefano Braghiroli and Andrey Makarychev (Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, University of Tartu) Josep Borrell’s recent visit to Moscow and its controversial echoes have spurred an avalanche of comments. At the center of attention was a humiliating treatment that the head of EU diplomacy received in Russia, including the well synchronized expulsion of […]… Read more

  • New research grant for an innovative study of Estonian national identity

    Professor Viacheslav Morozov has received a five-year research grant from the Estonian Research Council for a comparative study of national identity dynamics in Estonia and Russia in the last 30 years, which aspires to shed new light on the evolution of bilateral relations.  The research project “National identity and Estonian-Russian relations: a longitudinal study of elite and mass discourses” is […]… Read more

  • Graduate Studies (MA) scholarships for citizens of Belarus

    University of Tartu Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies along with the Centre for Eurasian and Russian Studies and the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is delighted to announce a call for scholarship applications for the Master of Arts programmes of International Relations and Regional Studies and Politics and Governance in the Digital Age. The Graduate Studies (MA) scholarships […]… Read more