CRCEES Members

CRCEES Members

There are three strands to membership of the Centre for Russian, Central and East European Studies. The Executive Management Group represents CRCEES partner institutions and includes a representative from the Non-Academic Users' Advisory Board, a student representative and a postdoctoral representative. The International Advisory Board includes representatives from partner institutions in the region and a Non-Academic Users' Advisory Board brings together key stakeholders from among policy-making bodies, public organisations, business communities and cultural institutions.

Executive Management Group (EMG)

Executive Management Group (EMG)

This group meets six to eight times a year and are responsible for the centre's strategy, finance, funding allocations and student progress. They remain in close contact between meetings.

  • Professor Richard Berry (CRCEES Director), University of Glasgow
  • Dr Clare McManus (CRCEES Co-Director), University of Glasgow
  • Mrs Ann Mulholland (CRCEES Centre Administrator), University of Glasgow
  • Dr Rick Fawn, University of St Andrews
  • Dr David Norris, University of Nottingham
  • Dr Alison Stenning, University of Newcastle
  • Dr Martin Ferry, University of Strathclyde
  • Dr Christian Haerpfer, University of Aberdeen
  • Dr Lara Ryazanova-Clark, University of Edinburgh
  • Dr Alastair Renfrew, University of Durham

International Advisory Board

The International Advisory Board meets annually and comprises of representatives from academic partner institutions in the region of study including:

  • Dr Heiko Pääbo, University of Tartu
  • Mychailo Wynnyckyj, Kyiv-Mohyla Academy
  • Markku Jokisipilä, BSRS, University of Turku
  • Prof. Dr. Ghia Nodia, ISCS Director, Ilia State University
  • Professor Marta Dyczok, The University of Western Ontario, Canada
  • Dr. John S. Micgiel, Executive Director, East Central European Center, Columbia University
  • Professor Fariz Ismailzade, Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy
  • Nargis Kassenova, Associate Professor, Director, Central Asian Studies Center, KIMEP

Non Academic Users' Advisory Board

A Non-Academic Users' Advisory Board bring together key stakeholders from among policy-making bodies, business communities and cultural institutions.

These include:

  • Scottish Executive
  • Glasgow and Edinburgh City Councils
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Scottish Council for Development and Industry
  • Strathclyde European Partnership,
  • Barr's International
  • Edinburgh Filmhouse
  • National Museums of Scotland and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow

The Non-Academic Users' Advisory board meet annually but mainly keep in contact through email and over the phone.