• 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

  • 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

  • CEURUS guest lecture on Russian influence activities in the Nordics

    On Tuesday, February 19, Martin Kragh will give a lecture on a topic „Russian Public Diplomacy and Influence Activities: The Nordic Case.“ The lecture will take place at 12:15 at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, Lossi 36, room 306. In the last decade, Russian foreign policy conduct towards Europe has become more active. […]… Read more

  • UPTAKE lecture on Swedish foreign and defence policy

    Professor Stefan Hedlund from the University of Uppsala, Sweden, will give a public lecture entitled: “The Putin Blowback: How Russia Drove Sweden into the Arms of NATO” on Monday, 1 October 2018, from 16:15 to 17:45 at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, Lossi 36, room 214. Prof Hedlund will discuss recent developments in the Swedish […]… Read more

  • Election Analysis Seminar on the presidential election in Russia

    The Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies invites you to the next event in our Election Analysis Series: Presidential Elections in Russia: the Paradox of 2018 on Tuesday, 20 March at 16:15, Lossi 36-214. On March 18, Vladimir Putin will be elected President of the Russian Federation for the fourth term. Despite the fact that we […]… Read more

  • Book on Boris Nemtsov presented in Washington, DC

    To commemorate the third anniversary of Boris Nemtsov’s passing and to discuss his legacy and impact on Russian politics, a book discussion on “Boris Nemtsov and Russian Politics: Power and Resistance” was held on 14 February 2018 in Washington, DC by the Atlantic Council in cooperation with the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Science, University […]… Read more

  • Guest lecture by Prof Schlögel on the Russian Revolution

    On Monday, 20 November, Professor Emeritus Karl Schlögel will deliver a guest lecture titled “Beyond the Horizon: The Russian Revolution seen from afar”. The lecture takes place at Lossi 36-305 at 12.15. After the lecture, refreshments will be served. Abstract of the lecture: Historiography is, as the Russian poet Alexander Blok stressed, not only about „calendar […]… Read more

  • UPTAKE guest lecture by Aleksandr Golts at Tartu

    On Wednesday, September 27, Aleksandr Golts will present his newly published book “Military reform and Militarism in Russia” at the University of Tartu. The book covers the experience of Russian ambitions to implement military reform. It provides detailed insights into the dynamics of what has been an ongoing struggle to modernize and adjust the Russian armed […]… Read more

  • Next UPTAKE lecture on the humiliation motif in Russian foreign policy

    On Tuesday, 15 November, Dr Tom Casier from the University of Kent Brussels School of International Studies is giving a public lecture titled “The humiliation motif in Russian foreign policy”. The lecture focuses on humiliation as a powerful motif in international relations. It has obtained a central place in Russian foreign policy, mirrored by ambitions […]… Read more

  • The visit of the Czech Ambassador to Estonia

    On Friday, November 11, H.E Mr Richard Kadlčák is visiting the University of Tartu and meeting with students and staff at 10.00 at the Social Sciences building, Lossi 36 room 214. Ambassador Kadlčák will give a presentation on the topic of “The EU integration from the Czech/Central European perspective”, which is followed by open Q&A […]… Read more