UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London, 7th Annual International Postgraduate Conference
Senior Academic Advisers
Professor George KOLANKIEWICZ
Director of SSEES, Chair of Sociology of Central Europe, Specialises in the social aspects of transformation in post-Communist societies.
Dr Christopher J GERRY
Lecturer in European Economy, Teaches European Economics.
Research on applied micro-economics based on household survey data. Particular interest in the labour market, wage differentiation, gender inequality, poverty and well-being with special emphasis on the Russian Federation. Also interested in alcohol use, child labour, educational attainment as well as issues of European integration and enlargement.
Professor Geoffrey HOSKING FBA
Professor of Russian History,
Research interests: The history of Russia and the Soviet Union; nation-building and state-building in Russia; the ex-Soviet Union from 1991; society, ideology and literature in the Soviet Union; the history of trust and social solidarity in European societies.
Dr Richard BUTTERWICK
Lecturer in Modern Polish History.
Research interests: The political, intellectual, religious and cultural history of early modern and early nineteenth-century Poland-Lithuania.
Professor Robert PYNSENT
Professor of Czech and Slovak Literature. Convenor: Centre for the Study of Central Europe.
Research Interests: 14th-century Czech literature; Czech Renaissance prose; nationalism in literature; decadence; contemporary Slovak fiction; Czech women's writing.
Professor Martyn RADY
Professor of Central European History, Head of Department
Research interests: Medieval Hungary; history of Central Europe and the Habsburg Monarchy in the 15th and 16th centuries; history of Transylvania; legal history.