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Welcome to LSEE - Research on South Eastern Europe!

LSEE is a research unit established within LSE's European Institute with the aim of developing the School's expertise on South East Europe. Drawing on the strength of existing and new academic expertise at the LSE, and complementing the work of the Hellenic Observatory and the Contemporary Turkish Studies Programme, LSEE aims to provide a significant platform on which to build high quality, independent research and facilitate public dialogue and dissemination of information on the region. 

LSEE is closely affiliated to two other research units at the European Institute: the Hellenic Observatory| & the Contemporary Turkish Studies Programme|


Latest Events 


Monday, 23 June 2014 - Friday, 4 July 2014

The 2nd Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence (NRVSS 2014)|

The seminar is organised by Charles University in Prague and International Hellenic University in Thessaloniki, supported by the LSEE and PRIO.

Deadline for submissions: 25 May 2014

UCL - SSEES- Centre for South East European Studies 

Friday, 13 June 2014

Third Joint PhD Symposium on South East Europe|

The organisers invite submissions for the Symposium, to be hosted by the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES).

Nikola-Poposki profile

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Lecture by Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki|

Venue: Thai Theatre, time: 18:00-19:00.  New Academic Building.

H.E. Mr Nikola Poposki has held the post of Minister for Foreign Affairs since 2012. He spoke about current events in Macedonia.

Kudret-Ozersay profile

Monday, 9 June 2014

Cyprus Settlement: The Missing Link. Guest Lecture by Dr Kudret Ozersay, Chief Turkish Cypriot Negotiator| 

Venue: Alumni Theatre, time: 18:00-19:30. New Academic Building.

LSEE hosted a lecture by Dr Ozersay who spoke about negotiations in Cyprus.


Friday, 30 May 2014

Workshop on Vocational Educational Training and Inclusive Education in the Western Balkans|

The workshop has been organised by the LSE Research on South Eastern Europe (LSEE) in conjunction with the University American College Skopje. It took place on May 30 at the University American College, Skopje.


Monday, 12 May 2014

Lecture by Serbia's Chief Negotiator to the EU, Tanja Miščević|

*Special event* Venue: COW 1.11 (European Institute, LSE), 6:30pm - 7:30pm. LSEE hosted a public lecture by Dr Tanja Miščević who spoke about Serbia's accession negotiations with the EU.


Thursday, 27 March 2014

 DG Enlargement Panel|

A public debate on "Social protection actions within the IPA programme". The session has been organised in partnership with the Directorate-General for Enlargement of the European Commission.


25 February 2014

LSEE hosted a public lecture by Croatia's Prime Minister Zoran Milanović, who spoke on his country's recent accession to the EU. The lecture podcast| and the photo gallery| are now online.


8 January 2014

After his appointment at the University of Zagreb, Dr Spyros Economides has been appointed Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Belgrade| as well.



Social Consequences
The Social Consequences of the Global Economic Crisis in South East Europe
|Editors: Drs Will Bartlett (LSEE) & Milica Uvalić (University of Perugia)
Decentralization and Local Development in Southeast Europe
|Editors: Drs Will Bartlett (LSEE), Sanja Maleković (Institute for International Relations, Zagreb) & Vassilis Monastiriotis(LSEE)
Palgrave Macmillan
Civil Society & Tranistions in the Western Balkans
Editors: Drs Vesna Bojičić Dželilović, James Ker-Lindsay & Denisa Kostovicova
Palgrave Macmillan Book Series-New Perspectives on South East Europe
ISSUE 5- Promoting Democracy in the Western Balkans After the Global Economic Crisis |
Authors: Adam Fagan (Queen Mary, University of London) & Indraneel Sircar (University of Essex) 
Click here| for all LSEE Papers
Labour Market and Skills in the Western Balkans |
Editors: Drs Mihail Arandarenko & Will Bartlett
FREN (Foundation for the Advancement of Economics) & LSE
Foreign Policy of Counter Secession
The Foreign Policy of Counter Secession-Preventing the Recognition of Contested States  |
Author: Dr James Ker-Lindsay, Senior Research Fellow on the Politics of South East Europe, LSE
Oxford University Press
Balkan Insight




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