The Society for Co-operation in Russian and Soviet
Studies (SCRSS) is a library and cultural centre in London that
promotes knowledge of the culture, language and history of Russia
and the former Soviet Union (FSU). The Society is a Registered
Charity No 1104012 and will celebrate its centenary in 2024. Find out about the benefits of SCRSS
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, and search our online
catalogue. We also have a loan library for members' use.
We organise events 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, Russia and the FSU. And we publish a journal, the SCRSS
SCRSS Online Library Catalogue: search
over 5,800 titles in our library, covering the Art, Education,
History, Theatre and Religion collections. New entries are
being added every month and further subject areas will follow.
From Thursday November 2023 to Thursday 29 February
2024 (10 weeks with a 4-week break in the middle), 18.00-20.00
Zoom Online Evening Class: Russian
Language for Good Intermediate Level Rolling 10-week class:
small, friendly group, one hour free conversation and one hour
reading (short stories). To request a free one-session trial,
email teacher Christine Barnard direct on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fee for 10 weeks: £40.00 (SCRSS members only).
Saturday 3 February 2024, 11.00-16.00
Event: SCRSS Library
Opening for Members