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
New SCRSS mugs for 2018
new mugs for 2018 feature five new designs, including Valentina
Tereshkova, the first woman in space (pictured). See
with photos of the mugs and close-ups of the graphics - selected
from our library collection. Mugs cost £6.50
and are available at SCRSS events - payment by cash or cheque
Thursday 19 April for 9 weeks, 18.00 - 20.00
Evening Class: Russian
Language for Intermediate Level (Term 3) Fees: £40
per term (SCRSS members), £60 per term (non-members).
Saturday 21 - Sunday 22 April, 10.00 - 16.20 daily
Event: 10th SCRSS
Russian Language Seminar, London 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. Fees: £140 SCRSS members,