During the past two years Ukraine has witnessed serious political turmoil – from the Euromaidan protest in support of signing the Association Agreement with the EU, to Russia’s annexation of Crimea and conflict in the East of the country.
Russian and East European Studies
Under what conditions does poor economic performance undermine the popularity of illiberal regimes? This paper examines how economic conditions translate into economic perceptions and how both of these affect incumbent support in a hybrid regime.
Svetlana Alexievich is the winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature. The Prize was awarded "for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time."
Professor Roy Allison has authored a paper, ‘Contested understandings of sovereignty, the use of force and the wider international legal order: the political context’ for The European Leadership Network.
On 25 January Professor Dan Healey, Dr Julie Newton, and REES students discussed the state of Russian studies in the UK with a group of visiting Russian journalists.
Othon Anastasakis is the Director of South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX), at St Antony's College; a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford; and the former Director of the European Studies Centre, at St Antony's (July 2012-October 2015). He teaches South East European politics, as well as European politics. His research interests include transition and democratisation in South East Europe, EU’s eastern enlargement, Greek politics and foreign policy, European extreme right politics and EU-Turkey relations.