• 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

  • CfP: Eastern Platform Seminar, 16-17 October 2020

    The seminar constitutes an opportunity for researchers and practitioners from very different disciplinary areas to debate and fruitfully discuss potential future practical and conceptual scenarios that might characterize the region in the years to come. It has also the ambition to shed light on the short- and mid-term evolution of the crisis in terms of […]… Read more

  • Publication: New article shows ideological diversity in Russian popular discourses

    In their new article “Popular Culture and Authoritarianism in Russia: A Study of Common Sense Through the Prism of Women’s Fiction” in the forthcoming issue of Europe-Asia Studies, Viacheslav Morozov and Elena Pavlova discuss the neo-Gramscian notion of the mass common sense and apply it to the study of popular discourses in the case of […]… Read more

  • Publication: Symposium on regionalism and the transformation of liberal international order

    In the forthcoming issue of Polity (the University of Chicago Press), the symposium focuses on the transformation of the liberal international order through studies of regions located at Europe’s margins, where new dynamics of power relations are on the rise and the appeal of illiberal ideas and forms of governance is growing. The symposium has been put […]… Read more

  • Annual Tartu Conference 2020 cancelled

    We regret to inform you that, after careful consideration, we have come to the conclusion that the Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies cannot take place this year. Given the scale of the COVID-19 epidemic, it is unrealistic to expect that the global travel situation will stabilise by June. We are therefore […]… Read more

  • Viacheslav Morozov to deliver a public lecture in Brussels

    CEURUS member Viacheslav Morozov is giving a talk at the Brussels School of International Studies (University of Kent) on “The long 1980s: class, gender and late Soviet neoliberalism”. The lecture takes place on 5 March at 12:30. Since the mid-1970s, Soviet popular culture is increasingly concerned with the new class hierarchies, which constitute the Soviet […]… Read more

  • CEURUS to train Estonian MFA staff

    The University of Tartu (UT) and the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) have signed a memorandum of cooperation to strengthen the capacity of the Estonian foreign service. The agreement includes collaboration in the fields of R&D, applied research as well as degree studies and training courses. The agreement, which focuses above all on international […]… Read more

  • CfA: BEAR Network Summer School for UT students

    The ‘Soft Power’ of the EU and Russia in Divided Societies The BEAR Network invites applications from (post)graduate students to attend the BEAR 2020 Narva Summer School at Narva College, University of Tartu, Estonia, June 28-July 3, 2020. A summary of summer school activities can be found below. Full-time thesis students enrolled in a (post)graduate […]… Read more

  • Vice President of the Atlantic Council to talk about the Three Seas Initiative

    The Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies is pleased to announce that Mr Damon Wilson, Executive Vice President of the Atlantic Council, will give a public lecture on the Three Seas Initiative at the Institute on Tuesday, 18 February at 12.15. The lecture takes place in the Faculty of Social Sciences building, at Lossi 36, room […]… Read more

  • CfA: OSF Eurasia Programme Fellowships 2020 at the University of Tartu

    The University of Tartu (Estonia) announces a call for applications for doctoral candidates and PhD-holding academics in the Social Sciences for a five-month fellowship at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, supported by the Eurasia Programme of the Open Society Foundations. The call is addressed to citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine […]… Read more