Keep up to date with the latest news and events from around the Centre and the wide-ranging projects our staff and students get involved with. More events throughout the School of Government and Society.

Forthcoming events:

Russian Festival of Culture

Monday 13th - Friday 17th October 2014

Other activities in the school:

Undergraduate Open Day - Saturday 18 October 2014

Saturday 18th October 2014
Edgbaston Campus
Our Undergraduate Open Days offer you the perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current undergraduates and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham. You will be able to tour the campus and accommodation, and speak to us about everything from our courses, finance, support services, careers, sports and much much more. There is a comprehensive programme of talks offering you information and advice, so you are able to tailor your day at the University of Birmingham to match your interests and requirements.

Postgraduate Open Day - Wednesday 03 December 2014

Wednesday 3rd December 2014
Edgbaston Campus
The next Postgraduate Open Day will be held on Wednesday 03 December 2014. You can now book your place. The postgraduate open day gives you the opportunity to talk to our experts and find out more about the wide portfolio of taught and research opportunities available to you at the University of Birmingham. Whatever stage you are at with your career, a visit to the open day will clarify your options and help you plan your next step.

Recent events:


06-08 June - Annual CREES Conference, Cumberland Lodge

08 May – Joint Birmingham-Foreign and Commonwealth Office seminar on the Balance of Competences Review focusing on EU Enlargement

01 May – Motors of Change, Sources of Stability: Party Politics in Central and Eastern Europe

26 March – From Revolution to Annexation? Ukraine, Russia and the West

07 March – The Production of Migrants in Contemporary Capitalism 

12 February – Bribes that are Gifts? Theorising Informality from the Ground Up in Russia

04 February – Protest, Participation and the Patterns of Party Politics in Post-Communist Europe (joint event with ULB in Brussels)

30 January – Red Nations: the Nationalities Experience in and after the USSR

29 January – In a Cross-Fire of Integration: Russia, Europe and Political Crisis in Ukraine