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. The Society is a registered
charity and celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2014.
Our SCRSS library, archive and photographic collections are unique
in the UK. We organise seminars, exhibitions, lectures and film
shows, are actively involved in events at the Soviet War Memorial
in London, and facilitate cultural contacts between the UK and
Russia. We also publish a journal, the SCRSS Digest.
Our members include students, teachers, researchers, designers,
university departments and many others with an interest in Russia.
Find out more about membership.
Sunday 12 April, 2pm
Film: Gagarin - First
in Space A screening of Pavel Parkhomenko's 2013 biopic about
Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin to commemorate Yuri's Night (the
anniversary of Gagarin's first flight on 12 April). The film's
108 minutes approximate the time it took Gagarin to circle the
earth. With English sub-titles.
Saturday 9 May, 11am
Day at the Soviet War Memorial, London Act of Remembrance
to commemorate this year's 70th anniversary of the victory over
Fascism in World War II.
Saturday 16 May, 11am
Event: SCRSS Annual General Meeting The AGM is open to SCRSS members only.