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 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 organise events such as seminars,
exhibitions, lectures and films, and promote Russian language
learning. We are actively involved with, and a founder 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
Saturday 3 December, 11.00-16.00
Saturday Opening for Members Visit the SCRSS library, see
our current exhibitions and displays, and buy Russian souvenirs,
surplus books and our new Russian Revolution Centenary 2017 mugs.
Open to SCRSS members only.
Saturday 8 - Sunday 9 April 2017
Event: 9th SCRSS
Russian Language Seminar Booking opens 5 December.
Our popular, 2-day intensive language seminar is aimed at teachers,
translators and interpreters of Russian, graduates and final-year
undergraduates of Russian. This year's stimulating lecture programme
offers two parallel streams, led by speakers direct from St Petersburg,
Russia: Russian Language and Linguistics - Tatiana Piotrovskaya
(Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Philology, St Petersburg State University);
Russian Literary and Cultural Scene - Vadim Levantal
(writer, literary critic, book editor and political commentator).
Follow the link for full details of lecturer biographies, lecture
programme, fees and how to book. Limited to 32 participants.