• Researchers from more than 30 countries across the world will gather in Tartu to discuss the past, present, and future of Eastern Europe and Eurasia

    The Seventh Annual Tartu Conference on East European and Eurasian Studies on 11–13 June 2023 will bring more than 200 researchers from 33 countries to Tartu to discuss the fundamental cultural, social, economic, and political trends affecting all aspects of life in Eastern Europe and Eurasia. The international conference in the field of social sciences […]… Read more

  • Moldova’s recent political trends and future perspectives under Russian hybrid offensive

    CEURUS Public Lecture by Valeriu Pașa, a policy expert and chairman of the WatchDog.MD Friday, 17 March, 12:15–13:45, Lossi 36–306 Valeriu Pașa is policy expert, senior analyst and chairman at the “WatchDog.MD” Community think-tank, a civil society organization. He has worked as researcher, then served in public administration, practiced civic activism and later became a […]… Read more

  • “Jail for peaceful protest. Mass repressions after the poisoning of Alexei Navalny” OVD-Info’s film

    Film screening and discussion Date: 14 February, 18:15–20:00Location: Lossi 36, room 214Language: English (film in Russian with English subtitles) We invite you to a screening of the latest film produced by OVD-info, an independent Russian human rights media project. The film highlights the stories of individuals and organizations who have been politically persecuted by the […]… Read more

  • Event invitation: Three sessions of the Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies open to the public

    The Sixth Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies on 12–14 June 2022, invites everyone interested to attend three open sessions. A keynote address by Prof Vitaly Chernetsky (University of Kansas): Confronting Epistemic Injustice: Ukraine as a Challenge to Our Field If there is a common thread in the world’s reaction to Ukraine’s […]… Read more

  • International conference to reflect on the state of East European and Eurasian Studies in the light of Russia-Ukraine war

    The Sixth Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies on 12–14 June 2022 will bring more than 150 researchers to Tartu for a discussion on the contemporary challenges in Eastern Europe and Eurasia. The international conference, organised for the sixth time by the Centre for Eurasian and Russian Studies (CEURUS) of the University […]… Read more

  • The impact of Russia’s war against Ukraine on the Orthodox world

    On Friday, May 06 at 14:15 EEST, Mr. Bojidar Kolov (U. Oslo) will be giving an open lecture on the impact of Russia’s war against Ukraine on the Orthodox world. The lecture is a part of 2022 NearEU Master Class Series. The events are aimed to favour public discussion, awareness, and debate in the light […]… Read more

  • The War in Ukraine and Its Impact on Moldova

    Fourth lecture from CEURUS Public Lecture Series, on 27 April 2022 Dumitru Alaiba, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on the Economy, Budget and Finance of the Republic of Moldova The lecture is going to be held at 18.00-19.30, at Lossi 36, room 214, and is open to everyone interested in the topic. Mr. Dumitru Alaiba […]… Read more

  • TRICKSTER’S WARS: RUSSIA’S NEBULOUS CHALLENGES TO THE LIBERAL WORLD ORDER

    Third Lecture from CEURUS Public Lecture Series, on 19 April 2022 Anatoly Reshetnikov, Webster University (Vienna) The lecture is going to be held at 14.15 – 16.00, at Lossi 36, room 214, and is open to everyone interested in the topic. Ever since Russia attacked Ukraine on 24 February 2022, the global media coverage of […]… Read more

  • A panel discussion on the Russian-Ukrainian war

    On Thursday, 31 March, from 16:15–18:00, a panel discussion on the Russian-Ukrainian war takes place at the Delta Centre. It is organised by Ukrainian students and staff members of the University of Tartu together with the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies and aims to give fellow students and colleagues background knowledge on Eastern European […]… Read more

  • The second call for the summer school in Narva: “Belarus and Its Neighbours: Regime Survival in the Times of War”, 3-8 July 2022

    Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies at the University of Tartu invites graduate, post-graduate and doctoral students to apply for the summer school “Belarus and Its Neigbours: Regime Survival in the Times of War”. Considering the 2022 Russia-Ukraine war, the initial content of the school has been modified, with a particular emphasis on the emerging […]… Read more