• 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

  • 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