Registration for BASEES 2020 is now open – click on the Registration tab for details.

The timetable for the conference is now on the Programme tab, a detailed programme will be published in January.

The British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) is holding its 2020 annual conference. BASEES 2020 from 3rd April to 5th April and will be hosted at Robinson College, Cambridge, United Kingdom. The 2019 conference welcomed over 500 delegates from over 40 countries around the world.

Panels, roundtables and papers will be held in the following areas: : Politics; History; Sociology and Geography; Film and Media, Languages and Linguistics; Literatures and Cultures; and Economics. The conference especially welcomes participation by postgraduate research students and early career scholars. .

As usual the annual conference will provide a platform to present and discuss research on all subjects covered by the association. This year we also want to use BASEES 2020 to discuss and reflect critically on issues affecting ethnic and racial minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities, and other underrepresented groups in our community, as well as in our research. We therefore particularly welcomed paper, panel and roundtable proposals relating to the theme of diversity and inclusion in Slavonic and East European Studies.

Postgraduates can apply for financial support here. If you require financial assistance with childcare, you can apply here.

BASEES 2020 Child Policy
BASEES is committed to enabling members with young children who cannot make alternative arrangements to bring them to the conference. Click here to view the BASEES 2020 Child Policy.

The deadline for paper and panel/roundtable proposals has passed.

Academic Conference Organisers

Dr Matthias Neumann (
Dr Chris Jones (

General enquiries about the conference are welcome at

Anti-harassment policy

The British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, nationality, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of participants or staff in any form.