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 21 - Sunday 22 April 2018
Event: 10th SCRSS
Russian Language Seminar Our popular weekend seminar for advanced
level speakers of Russian returns in 2018. Booking opens on Monday
11 December. The lecture programme includes four lectures in Russian
per day, with a choice for each from either the Russian Language
& Linguistics or the Contemporary Russian Culture
stream, led by two senior lecturers from St Petersburg State University,
Russia. Limited to 30 participants. Follow the link above for
full details of lecture programme, lecturer biographies, fees
and how to book.