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).
They are unique in the UK. 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
Our SCRSS Digest
Autumn 2017 bumper issue, marking the centenary of the 1917
Russian Revolution is now available online. 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.
Friday 3 November, 19.00
Social Event: Marking
the Centenary of the Russian Revolution An informal social
evening with a short talk by speakers from the St Petersburg Association
for International Co-operation, light refreshments and a glass
of wine. SCRSS members £3.00 / non-members £5.00
- payment on door by cash only.
Saturday 4 November, 10.00-18.00
International Conference: Russian
Revolution Centenary - Marking 100 Years Since the October Revolution
Brings together a range of British and international speakers
to debate and discuss the impact of the 1917 Russian Revolution.
Organised by the RRCC, which represents a number of heritage,
cultural and labour movement organisations, including the SCRSS.
Admission: £10.00 waged / £8.00 unwaged. Book
tickets online at www.1917.org.uk.