BASEES Annual Conference 13-15 April 2018

Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge

The deadline for submitting panel and roundtable proposals and individual paper proposals for BASEES 2018 has now passed.

The British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) will hold its 2018 Annual Conference Friday, 13 April to Sunday, 15 April, and will be based at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, United Kingdom. The 2017 conference attracted 500 delegates.

Panels androundtables will be held in the following areas: Politics; History; Sociology and Geography; Film and Media, Languages and Linguistics; Literatures and Cultures; Economics. The conference especially welcomes participation by postgraduate research students and young scholars. The 2018 conference coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Prague Spring and the events of ‘1968’. We will mark the occasion with special keynotes and roundtables reflecting on the Prague Spring, dissidence and the issue of human rights.

Anyone who submitted a proposal for a paper, roundtable or panel will be informed of its acceptance or otherwise by the end of November.

Academic Conference Organisers: 
Dr Matthias Neumann (
Dr Chris Jones (

The conference also welcomes proposals for postgraduate posters. These posters will be displayed prominently throughout the conference. Please complete the poster proposal form by 1 December 2017.

General enquiries about the conference are welcome at