100 years on from the October Revolution, monumental propaganda in the form of statues, monuments, architectural ensembles, and decorative detail retains the memory of Soviet rule in former republics of the USSR and the Eastern bloc states.
Russian and East European Studies
Please note there has been a change to the schedule for next week's Georgian Studies Programme Seminar series.
We will be welcoming Dr Ekaterine Gedevanishvili from the Chubinashvili National Research Centre of Art History and Heritage Preservation.
REES will host a new project exploring political homophobia and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender – LGBT - communities in the countries of the former Soviet Union. ‘Between Russia and Europe: Homophobic Politics and LGBT Activism in Eurasia’ will bring together global scholars and activists from the former Soviet Union to discuss in comparative and transnational perspectives the historical origins, and contemporary politics of homophobia in the region.
REES will host a new project exploring political homophobia and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender – LGBT - communities in the countries of the former Soviet Union.
The SIAS Macmillan Coffee Morning took place on Friday 29th September in aid of cancer support.
The event was well attended my SIAS staff and students and has raised £159.81 for the charity.
Dariali Gorge (the Caspian Gates in the Caucasus) from Antiquity to the Age of the Huns and the Middle Ages
The Georgian Programme of REES is supported by the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation