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
Saturday 17 April 2021, 09.15 - 15.00
Zoom Online Event: SCRSS
Advanced Russian Seminar (Day 2) Our popular Russian seminar
returns in a new online format. Aimed at teachers, translators
and interpreters of Russian, it focuses on aspects of contemporary
Russian language and is taught by Dr Svetlana Bukreeva, Associate
Professor, live via Zoom from St Petersburg. Day 2 fee: £20.00
(SCRSS members), £25.00 (non-members). Follow the link above
for full seminar programme details. This event is online only
with advance booking via Eventbrite.
Tuesday 27 April 2021, 19.00
Zoom Online Lecture: The
Riddle of the Two Slavonic Alphabets Russian language specialist
Andrew Jameson looks at the Russian alphabet - or rather alphabets.
Why are there two? Who was Cyril? Which alphabet did he invent?
And much more. This event is online only with advance booking
Saturday 15 May 2021, 11.00
Zoom Online Event: SCRSS Annual General Meeting Open to SCRSS members only.