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Press and Publicity

Press and publicity for CEELBAS and its activities includes:

"Ukraine’s other crisis: Living in the shadow of Chernobyl – where victims receive just 9p a month and are left to fend for themselves" - article by CEELBAS research student Thom Davies (University of Birmingham) for The Independent, 27 April 2014

"Eurasian Integration as a Response to Neo-Liberal Globalisation" - Valdai Discussion Club report of keynote lecture given at the CEELBAS conference Eurasia: geopolitical project or geo-economic reality? (University of Cambridge, January 2014)

"Stinking fish and coffee: The language of corruption" - BBC News article about the CEELBAS Languages of Informality project, run by David Henig (Kent) and Nicolette Makovicky (Oxford) - also covered in the Czech Hospodarske Noviny

"Conference of Foreign Language Teachers, London" - report by Olga Kerziouk of the British Library on the LBAS language conference (December 2012) in Ukrains'ka Dumka (Ukrainian Thought), a fortnightly newspaper which is published in London.

“Rokovedenie? Est’ takaya nauka!” [Rock-studies? There is such science!] -
Text of programme by Aleksandr Kan of the BBC Russian Service on the value of rock studies and their role in understanding rock music: inspired by the CEELBAS-funded workshop RottenBeat: academic and musical dialogue with new Russian punk and featuring contributions from workshop participants.

"RFE's Teachable Moment" - article on the Radio Free Europe website (22 July 2011) about the use of RFE video clips in a CEELBAS-funded language project at UCL SSEES. See also the week-long diary by project leader Jelena Calic published on the Radio Free Europe Serbian / Croatian site.

“Beyond Nationalism? Cultural Processes in East-Central Europe, 20th-21st Centuries” March 2010 Conference Report in Krytyka (Ukrainian)

Coverage of CEELBAS Expertise in Russian-Language Press – January 2010 onwards (Russian)

“Interdisciplinarity without frontiers” – letter to THES August 2009 (also available at www.timeshighereducation.co.uk)

500,000 Poles vow to ride out the storm - 29 January 2009: Professor George Kolankiewicz, Managing Director of CEELBAS, discusses Polish migration to the UK in the Daily Telegraph

New venture reaches out to Eastern Europe – 27 April 2007: THES on the launch of CEELBAS