Established in 2006, the Centre for Russian, Central and East European Studies (CRCEES) is an inter-university Centre of Excellence. CRCEES provides funding to support activities which demonstrate the impact and strategic importance of research in language based area studies. We are funded by the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council and the British Academy.

  • 29 Oct

    CRCEES Russian Culture Seminar Series 29 October 2015

    The Russian team at the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC) of the University of Glasgow, together with the Centre for Russian, Central and East European Studies (CRCEES) is delighted to announce the next event of the CRCEES Russian Culture Seminar Series:
  • 29 Oct

    The Scottish Enlightenment 18 November 2015

    The Scottish Enlightenment - and the University of Glasgow - in the Russian Empire. Professor Bill Bowring, Birkbeck College, University of London
  • 02 Sep

    DEMOCRATIZING HISTORY, 11 September 2015

    DEMOCRATIZING HISTORY In conflict and post-conflict settings across Central and Eastern Europe, 11 September 2015
  • 10 Sep

    Communist Nostalgia, 11-13 September 2015

    2015 will be the 70th anniversary of the apogee of Communist influence in Europe and the 30th anniversary of, arguably, the beginning of the end of the Eastern Bloc. The conference aims to build on the burgeoning work on postcommunist nostalgia that has developed since that time while extending its scope geographically and temporally.