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Guides to Resources: Research Guides

UCL SSEES Library Research Guides offer reliable resources on topics and events in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia. The content is developed and curated by the library's specialist staff. The top three guides have been created as an integral part of the UCL European Institute’s Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence programme and developed with the help of our library assistants and PhD students.

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LGBTQ+ in Eastern Europe    

Guide to sources of academic research engaging with the topics of queer histories, queer culture, geographies of sexualities, gender identity, homophobia, LGBTQ+ citizenship, migration and asylum. 

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This guide provides access to a selection of primary sources on the 2013-2015 Ukrainian political crisis.

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EU Migration from Eastern Europe to the UK    

Guide to resources on EU migration from Eastern Europe (EU8, EU2 and Croatia) to the United Kingdom. 

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Guide to sources on the Refugee Crisis in Central and South-East Europe. 

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TV news in Eastern Europe    

This guide provides access to live streams and archival broadcasts from Eastern Europe. Some of the archives go back as far as 1999. 


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Guide marking the 150th anniversary of the publication of Dostoevsky's 'Crime and Punishment'.