Maney Publishing to sponsor the conference

We are proud to announce that Maney Publishing – a leading academic publisher with long-standing ties with the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies – will sponsor our conference! Maney Publishing publishes highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals covering both niche and general topics in language, literature and culture. Coverage ranges from Central and Eastern European Studies to Italian, French and German studies; from English literature, linguistics to art and film studies and extends from the medieval era to modern times.

Among Maney Publishing‘s publications are Slavonica, Central Europe (both of which boast several SSEES academics on their editorial boards), and Oxford German Studies.


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Junior Research Forum grant – UCL European Institute

We are proud to announce that our funding application with the UCL European Institute was successful and that we have been awarded a grant under ‘Junior Research Forum‘ scheme for the organisation of our conference.
The European Institute is UCL’s hub for research, collaboration and information on Europe and the European Union. It has an exceptional range of expertise in the key disciplines of European Studies and works to stimulate new research and support multidisciplinary collaboration across the university.

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Conference programme now online

The conference programme with all 40 scheduled panels and over 140 presenters is now online and can be browsed and accessed here: Conference Programme Please use the search function in the upper right corner to search the programme for specific papers or presenters.

We will be adding information on co-authors, keynote speeches and the three professional development events shortly. We will also add abstracts for every paper over the next week.

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UACES Funding


We are proud to announce that our funding application with the ‘University Association for Contemporary European Studies – UACES’ has been successful. Their funding will help us greatly in offering travel grants to participants.

UACES is the academic association for Contemporary European Studies in the UK. It is a membership organisation for academics, students and practitioners who are interested in all aspects of Europe and the European Union. The object of the Association is to advance education for the public benefit through the promotion of teaching and research in Contemporary European Studies. All UACES members will be able to participate in the conference free of charge.

Read more about UACES on their website:

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New SSEES website

The UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies now has a new and improved website that now brings together all the great resources available at the School.

new SSEES website_screenshot

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Travel information updated

We have updated information on travelling to London, getting around London on public transport and on how to navigate your way across the UCL campus.

Click here to find out more and please let us know if you have any further questions.

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First keynote speaker confirmed

We are proud to announce that we have our first confirmed keynote speaker!

photo © Erin M. Saltman 2013

Erin Marie Saltman has just handed in her PhD in Political Science at UCL SSEES and is an expert on youth politics and political socialisation. Her research focuses on the process of contemporary political socialisation in Hungary and looks at youth activism and party alignment in a post-communist setting.
Erin also works as an analyst and regularly writes articles for Policy Network, the Extremis Project, the SSEES Research Blog and other outlets.
You can find out more about Erin on her website:

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