• CfP: Sixth Annual Tartu Conference, 12-14 June 2022

    We are pleased to announce the call for submissions for panels, roundtables and papers for the Sixth Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies, due to take place on 12-14 June 2022 in Tartu, Estonia. Next year’s theme is “Which Way is the Future? Progress and Tradition in Eastern Europe and Eurasia”. Scholars […]… Read more

  • Join the new e-course “Impact of Changing EU-Russia Relations on the Development of Eastern Partnership”

    A new MOOC, developed in cooperation with the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies of the University of Tartu, will launch in February 2022. The course will introduce participants to the logic and structure of Eastern Partnership as well as its evolution in light of geopolitical developments in the region and changing dynamics of EU-Russia […]… Read more

  • Students successful at the Estonian National Contest for Research

    Three students were recognised at the annual national contest organized by the Estonian Research Council for their research, related to the activities of CEURUS and conducted at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies of the University of Tartu. One of the two Grand Prix was awarded to Juhan Saharov for his PhD dissertation “From […]… Read more

  • “I AM @ MEDIA“ project has launched blogging activities

    Blogging activities have been held in Chernihiv, Ukraine within the framework o “I AM @ MEDIA“ project run by Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies and the Centre for Eurasian and Russian Studies (CEURUS) at the University of Tartu in cooperation with the Ukrainian Human Rights Foundation. Active participants of blogging workshops focusing on practicalities […]… Read more

  • Webinar on art and political activism in Belarus

    Under 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 at University of Tartu and the Center for Eurasian and Russian Studies (CEURUS) in cooperation with the Belarusian Student Support Association and Honest University […]… Read more

  • New project „I AM @ MEDIA“ aimed at Ukrainian female civil activists launched

    Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies and the Centre for Eurasian and Russian Studies (CEURUS) at the University of Tartu are happy to announce the launch of “I AM @ MEDIA“ project, which will run from September 2021 to June 2022 in cooperation with the Ukrainian Human Rights Foundation. The initiative is supported by 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 13-17 December, 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

  • 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

  • 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