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
SCRSS Digest - Russian Revolution Issue
Read our SCRSS
Digest Autumn 2017 bumper issue, marking the centenary of
the 1917 Russian Revolution. Eight fascinating articles cover
a range of cultural, social and political aspects of the Russian
Revolution and the early post-revolutionary years. Also includes
SCRSS news, book and film reviews.
Saturday 2 December 2017, 11.00-16.00
Saturday Library Opening for Members The Loan Library and
General Reference Library will be open to members. A selection
of de-acquired books and donated Soviet / Russian souvenirs will
also be on sale. SCRSS members only.