This site offers information for postgraduates in the field of Russian and East European Studies. If you wish to join BASEES, please consult the membership page.
Using Archives and Libraries in the former Soviet Union (2011). Hard copy can be obtained from Andy WillimottRussian Archive Training Scheme 2013. Applications from all interested and
eligible parties (any enquiries about suitability can be directed to Polly Jones) welcome. The deadline is 30 November.
- BASEES Postgraduate Conference: “Cultural Exchange: Russia and the West”, University of Bristol on 11 April 2011.
- Postgraduate Workshop 12-13 November 2010
- Russian Archives Training Scheme:
- Postgraduate Conference 2009: Cognition of Life. Identity and Identity Perception in Slavonic an East European Studies
- Postgraduate Conference 2007: Report
There is also a dedicated mailing list for postgraduate students, SLAVONIC-EE-POSTGRAD, that BASEES administers through JISCMAIL. All postgraduates in the field are invited to join and make postings.
To add a UK academic e-mail address to the list, send the list owner a message through JISCMAIL.
To add a non-UK academic address, please send a brief e-mail to the list owner stating your name, status and area of interest.
An interdisciplinary journal of Russian, Eurasian and East European affairs published by postgraduates of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies
anthropology - economics - film - geography - history - international studies - linguistics - literature - media - music - politics – sociology
Contributions, including research articles, book and film reviews, and review articles are welcome from all research students and academics. Submissions to the Board of Editors may be sent via e-mail attachment or on disk in Microsoft Word format (version 6.0 or lower). In addition to such electronic media submissions, we ask that contributors submit two hard copies of all articles and reviews, and a 100-word abstract for all articles. Contributors must adhere to the style sheet which can be found on the website.
All manuscripts are refereed and undergo a review process. Contributions submitted must not be under consideration by other publications at the time of submission. The editors reserve the right to make any changes thought to be necessary or appropriate to typescripts accepted for publication. A duplicate should be retained by the author. No disks or hard copies shall be returned. The length for consideration of an article is 6,000 to 8,000 words (including footnotes), and 600 to 700 words for a review.
If you have any queries about becoming a contributor for Slovo please do not hesitate to get in touch with us and we will be happy to assist.
Slovo ::: School of Slavonic and East European Studies
University College London, 16 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW
- Russian Archives Online offers information on most Russian archives
- Archives in Russia
- Researching Russian Roots has a list of Russian archives with addresses and telephone numbers as well as links to sites of archives
- Архивы России is the official website Федеральной архивной службы России (Росархива) при поддержке Института "Открытое общество" ("Фонд Сороса") и Министерства Российской Федерации по делам печати, телерадиовещания и средств массовых коммуникаций
- HANDBOOK: M.J.Berry & M.J.Ilic, Using Russian Archives: An Informal Guide for Beginners , Univ. of Birmingham
- Using Archives and Libraries in the former Soviet Union (2011). Hard copy can be obtained from Andy Willimott