IRES at Tartu University

This week our colleagues Professor Stefan Hedlund, Dr. Vasil Navumau, Professor Leonid Polishchuk, Dr. Michael Loader, Dr. Sofie Bedford and Dr. Kåre Johan Mjørtake part in the third annual Tartu Conference on Russian and Eurasian Studies entitled “Reflecting on Nation-Statehood in Eastern Europe, Russia and Eurasia”. The Tartu Conference is a venue for academic discussion of the fundamental cultural, social, economic and political trends affecting all aspects of people’s life in Russia and Eastern Europe. Inaugurated in June 2016, this forum brings together scholars from across multiple disciplines, from the region and beyond. The Tartu Conference is organized jointly by the Centre for EU-Russia Studies at the University of Tartu, the Global Europe Centre at the University of Kent, and the Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Uppsala University. The conference is financially supported by the European Commission under a Horizon 2020 Twinning project entitled “Building Research Excellence in Russian and East European Studies at the Universities of Tartu, Uppsala and Kent" (UPTAKE). It receives funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 691818. For more details about the conference please visit conference homepage.