Oliver Ready's translation of The Rehearsals by Vladimir Sharov has won the Read Russia Prize 2018 for the best translation into any language of a work of Russian literature published...Read more
From the Department of Politics and International Relations website:
We are delighted to announce that Paul Chaisty and Ricardo Soares de Oliveira have been included in the University...Read more
'Vladimir Sharov, who died last Friday at the age of 66, was aptly described five years ago by the literary scholar Muireann Maguire as “possibly the most important Russian novelist you may...Read more
RESC congratulates Dr Malcolm Spencer, former Programme Coordinator of the University Consortium programme, on his new post as Lecturer in the Histories of Russia and Communism at the University...Read more
Professor Robert Service was awarded the Danube Prize on 8 November 2017 'in recognition of his body of work chronicling Russian history from the late nineteenth century to the present'.
From Oxford Today, 8 November 2017:
A hundred years ago to the day, Russians awoke to find the Provisional government under arrest and a new Bolshevik regime in its place.
Examining nine 'case histories' that reveal the origins and evolution of homophobic attitudes in modern Russia, Dan Healey asserts that the nation's contemporary homophobia can be traced back to...Read more
CIS and Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Co-Sponsored Lecture
From Leningrad to Leninfall: The Geopolitics of Soviet Monuments
100 Years since the Russian Revolution...
Trump appeared satisfied after Putin denied that his people had probed the American political establishment with untoward intent. Apparently Putin’s word should be accepted without cavil....Read more
In Russia and Its Islamic World, Robert Service discusses Russia’s long and difficult relationship with Islam, within its borders and across the world, from the thirteenth century to the...Read more