Celebrating 90 years of cultural ties with
Russia and the former Soviet Union 1924 - 2014
The Society for Co-operation in Russian and Soviet Studies (SCRSS)
is a library and cultural centre, based in London, which promotes
knowledge of the culture, language and history of Russia and the
former Soviet Union. Our members include students, teachers, researchers,
designers, university departments and many others with an interest
in Russia. Our library, archive and photographic collections are
unique in the UK. We organise seminars, exhibitions, lectures
and film shows, and facilitate cultural contacts between individuals
and organisations in Russia and the UK. The Society is a registered
Friday 21 March, 7pm
Lecture: Tales from the 'Russian Room' at
Down House, Kent Dr Pat Simpson examines the strange history of the Russian Room at Charles Darwin's memorial museum in Kent in the early 1960s.
Tuesday 8 April, 7pm
Isabekov's The Little Pearl Kazakh writer Dulat Isabekov
presents the English translation of his book at an event organised
by the Kazakh Arts Academy.
Saturday 12 April, 6-9pm
Night Enjoy food, drink and an exhibition to mark the anniversary
of Yuri Gagarin's spaceflight.
Saturday 26 - Sunday 27 April, 10am - 4.30pm daily
Event: 7th SCRSS
Russian Language Seminar Brush up your speaking and listening
skills at our popular two-day weekend seminar in London. Lectures
on Russian language, culture and society given by senior lecturers
from St Petersburg State University. Book now to avoid disappointment.