Centre for Russian, European and Eurasian Studies (CREES)
The Centre for Russian, European and Eurasian Studies (CREES) is a multi-disciplinary centre with a strong orientation towards the social sciences and history.
The wide-ranging research programme of the Centre covers the politics, international relations, political economy, culture, and history of the countries once part of the former Soviet Union and the former socialist states in Eastern Europe. Research topics cover political-economy, history, society and culture as well as security studies.
Members of CREES are actively involved in the policy process, with long-established relations with UK government, international organisations, the business community and the media.
Research in the Centre is concentrated around various research themes:
- History, politics and society of the Soviet Union and its successor states
- Europe in a globalised world: East and Central
- Identity, ethnicity and citizenship
- Political parties
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