BASEES Annual Conference
Apr 2

BASEES Annual Conference

  • Fitzwilliam College

The BASEES 2017 Annual Conference will be held 31 March - 2 April 2017 and will be based as usual at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.


Building upon the increasing successes of past BASEES conferences the BASEES Annual Conference continues to attract scholars of Slavonic and East European Studies from a wide range of disciplines from across the world. The 2016 conference attracted more than 400 delegates..

Proposals are invited for panels, roundtables and papers for the 2017 Annual Conference.

Panels, roundtables and papers are welcome in the areas of Politics; History; Sociology and Geography; Film and Media, Languages and Linguistics; Literatures and Cultures; Economics. The conference especially welcomes participation by postgraduate research students and by young scholars. The 2017 conference coincides with the centenary of the 1917 revolutions in Russia. We will mark the occasion with special key notes and roundtables reflecting on the legacy and study of the Russian Revolution. Delegates are also invited to propose panels and roundtables on related topics.

The deadline for panel/roundtable proposals is 30 September 2016, and 16 September 2016 for individual paper proposals.

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60 years since 1956: the Hungarian Revolution and its aftermath in East and Central Europe
Dec 10

60 years since 1956: the Hungarian Revolution and its aftermath in East and Central Europe

  • Budapest Hungary

BASEES and the Hungarian Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade are collaborating - in this sixtieth anniversary year of the Hungarian Revolution - to stage a conference in Budapest to mark the events of 1956.
The conference will discuss all aspects of the revolution and its wider impact.

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