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ERS23 Russian and East European Studies in International Relations 2–4 ECTS
Organised by
International Relations/ISSS
Person in charge
Anni Kangas

Learning outcomes

To establish an interface between the discipline of International Relations and the multidisciplinary field of study called Russian and East European studies, to learn about presumptions that guide different frameworks of analysis through which Russia has been approached within IR scholarship (e.g. sovietology, traditionalism, or transitology).


1. Introductory lectures on a) the academic division of labour between International Relations and the branch of Area Studies called Russian and East European Studies, b) historical and political context for the establishment of the field of study called Russian and East European Studies, c) the challenge of Russia for the established IR theories and methods
2. Lectures by visiting lecturers working at the interfaces of International Relations and Russian and East European Studies OR a reading seminar

Teaching language


Modes of study


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

- Tsygankov, Andrei P. & Pavel A. Tsygankov (2005). New Directions in Russian International Studies. Stuttgart: Ibidem Verlag.

- Collection of journal articles (TBA).

Belongs to following study modules

School of Management
School of Communication, Media and Theatre
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Management