BASEES Conference 2022

The British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) invites proposals for panels and roundtables, and papers for its 2022 annual conference. BASEES 2022 is being planned to be held in-person from the 8th to the 10th of April and will be hosted at Robinson College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. The last pre-Covid conference in 2019 welcomed over 500 delegates from over 40 countries around the world. 

The deadline for paper and panel/roundtable proposals has been extended to midnight 24 October 2021. To propose a panel or a paper you will need to fill in the electronic proposal form on this website. The proposal system will go live on Tuesday 6th July 2021. 

BASEES welcomes paper, panel and roundtable proposals 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.

BASEES will allow a limited number of remote paper presentations. If you wish to attend remotely, please indicate so when submitting your proposal. We cannot accept fully remote panels. Remote presentations as part of full panel proposals are limited to one remote presentation in panels with three speakers (excluding the chair) and two remote presentations in panels/roundtables with four to five speakers (excluding chair).

Dr Matthias Neumann (

Postgraduate Financial Support

Postgraduate students who present a paper, who are members of BASEES or are joining BASEES, are eligible to apply for financial support to attend the conference. Regrettably, BASEES is unable to provide financial support for travel expenses incurred. Any grant made will be deducted from the registration fees, accommodation and subsistence cost. Postgraduate students MUST NOT apply for funding from BASEES Research and Development to attend the annual conference.

To apply for financial support complete and submit the form below

BASEES 2022 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 2022 Child Policy.

Attendees who are members of BASEES or are joining BASEES and who require assistance
with childcare during the annual conference may apply for financial support. If your
application is accepted, you will be provided a small grant towards the costs of childcare
during BASEES 2022 to support your participation in the conference. To apply for financial support complete and submit the form below

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.

If you have any other questions, please complete and submit the form below.