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.

  • 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.
  • 10 Sep

    A Human Rights Approach to Elections, 14-15 September 2015

    Academics and eminent individuals from the non-academic sector are participating in a network which would address fundamental questions relating to citizens’ right to free and fair elections from the perspective of law, the social sciences and the non-academic sector.
  • 23 Feb

    International, inter-disciplinary conference 8-9 October 2015

    International, inter-disciplinary conference at the University of Tartu (Estonia), 8-9 October 2015