The Society for Co-operation in Russian and Soviet
Studies (SCRSS) is a library and cultural centre, based in London,
that promotes knowledge of the culture, language and history of
Russia and the former Soviet Union. The Society is a Registered
Charity No 1104012 and celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2014.
The SCRSS Soviet Collections are a library and archive of the
arts, humanities and social sciences of the Soviet Union (1917-91).
See Library & Archive and Photo
Library for more information on the individual collections
and research. We also have a loan library for members' use.
We organise events such as seminars,
exhibitions, lectures and films, and promote Russian language
learning. We are actively involved with, and a founder member
of, the Soviet War Memorial in
London. We facilitate cultural contacts between the UK and Russia.
And we publish a journal, the SCRSS
Digest. Find out more about the benefits of SCRSS
Please note: with the exception of our scheduled events,
visitors to the SCRSS centre must make a prior
Friday 26 January 2018, 11.00
Event: Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony at the Soviet War Memorial, London Follow the link for full details of the event programme.
Saturday 10 February 2018, 11.00 - 14.00
Event: SCRSS Saturday Library
Opening for Members SCRSS members only.
Saturday 10 February 2018, 14.00
and Battles Further West - The Great Patriotic War in 1943
Kevin Bridge, translator of The End of the Gallop: The Battle
for Kharkov, February - March 1943 (published January 2018),
looks at the series of battles after Stalingrad as the Germans
and Russians fought westwards towards the strategic city of Kharkov
in Ukraine. 2018 is the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad.
SCRSS members £3.00 / non-members £5.00. Payment
by cash only on the door.
Saturday 21 - Sunday 22 April 2018
Event: 10th SCRSS
Russian Language Seminar Booking now open. Our popular
weekend seminar for advanced-level speakers of Russian returns
in 2018. The lecture programme includes four lectures in Russian
per day, with a choice for each from either the Russian Language
& Linguistics or the Contemporary Russian Culture
stream, led by two senior lecturers from St Petersburg State University,
Russia. Limited to 30 participants. Follow the link above for
full details of lecture programme, lecturer biographies, fees
and how to book.