• Roundtable panel discussion at CEURUS “The Russia – Belarus Union State and the Invasion in Ukraine: How Much Can Political Science Explain?”

    On 5 March 2022, the Center for Eurasian and Russian Studies of the University of Tartu organized a roundtable discussion dedicated to a broader regional perspective of Russia’s ongoing war in Ukraine. The panel was organized within the framework of the Eastern Platform – Tartu Seminar initiative and the development cooperation project on Belarus, funded […]… Read more

  • Statement regarding Russia’s aggression in Ukraine

    The Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies of the University of Tartu unequivocally condemns Russia’s aggression against its peaceful neighbor, the sovereign country of Ukraine and stands in solidarity with Ukraine. We fully endorse the statement made by the Rector of the University of Tartu, Dr Toomas Asser, regarding Ukraine: https://ut.ee/en/content/rectors-address-ukrainian-members-university-tartu-and-entire-university-community. Since the outbreak of […]… Read more

  • Schedule of the Sixth Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies is now out

    Schedule and detailed programme of the Annual Tartu Conference are now available on the conference website. Topics vary from international relations to domestic politics, sociology, literary studies, history, culture, digitalisation, healthcare, gender studies, covering a wide range of issues and bringing together specialists focusing on Eastern Europe and Eurasia from different disciplinary perspectives. Overall, more than […]… Read more

  • Sergei Medvedev gave a public lecture at CEURUS

    On 18 February 2022, the Centre for Eurasian and Russian Studies of the University of Tartu (CEURUS) hosted Dr. Sergei Medvedev from Free University in Moscow, who gave a lecture on “Biopolitics of the Pandemic”. The meeting at the University of Tartu was attended by university students and staff members. The discussion was moderated by […]… Read more

  • CEURUS resumes its public lecture series by hosting Lyubov Sobol

    On 16 February, Centre for Eurasian and Russian Studies of the University of Tartu (CEURUS) has resumed its public lecture series by hosting a prominent Russian politician, Lyubov Sobol. Lyubov Sobol, a close associate of Alexey Navalny, is an investigative lawyer and an independent politician. She was the first lawyer of the public project RosPil […]… Read more

  • New episode of radio talk show “Neighbors” (Соседи)

    On 14 February 2022 Radio 4, in cooperation with Center for Eurasian and Russian Studies (CEURUS), University of Tartu, has released a new episode of its talk show “Neighbors” (“Соседи”). Program host Evgenia Savina, its coauthor Viacheslav Morozov (University of Tartu) and a guest speaker Andrei Belyi (The University of Eastern Finland) have discussed energy […]… Read more

  • “BIOPOLITICS OF THE PANDEMIC”

    Second lecture from CEURUS Public Lecture Series, 18 February 2022 Dr. Sergei Medvedev, Moscow Free University The lecture is going to be held at 14.00 – 15.30, at Lossi 36, room 214, and is open to everyone interested in the topic. Over the past two years, the Covid pandemic has profoundly transformed humankind, exposing us […]… Read more

  • Join the summer school in Narva: “Belarus in the Limelight: Regime Survival and International Insecurities”, 3-8 July 2022

    Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies at the University of Tartu, in cooperation with the Centre for Eurasian and Russian Studies invites graduate, post-graduate and doctoral students to apply for the summer school “Belarus in the Limelight: Regime Survival and International Insecurities”. The school is part of a project “Raising awareness on civil society of […]… Read more

  • 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