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 3 March 2018, 11.00 - 14.00
Event: SCRSS Saturday
Library Opening for Members and Exhibition Lenin: Leader of
the Russian Revolution The SCRSS exhibition, first shown
at the North Wall Gallery in Oxford in November, includes photos,
posters and objects from our archives. Free admission to the
Saturday 3 March 2018, 14.00
Lecture: The Horrible
History of Russian! Andrew Jameson discusses what the Russian
language can tell us about Russian history and the Russian character.
SCRSS members £3.00 / non-members £5.00. Tickets payable by
cash only on the door.
Saturday 21 - Sunday 22 April 2018, 10.00 - 16.20 daily
Event: 10th SCRSS
Russian Language Seminar, London A weekend seminar for teachers,
interpreters, translators and other advanced-level speakers of
Russian led by two senior lecturers direct from St Petersburg
State University, Russia. Four lectures in Russian per day, with
a choice for each from either the Russian Language & Linguistics
or the Contemporary Russian Culture stream.
'Early bird' rate (pay by Friday 9 March 2018): £125
SCRSS members, £145 non-members.
Standard rate (pay by Friday 6 April 2018): £140 SCRSS members,
£165 non-members. Follow the link above for full details
of lecture programme, lecturer biographies and how to book. Limited
to 30 participants!