The Center for Eastern European Studies (CEES) is a center for exchange and information about current events in Eastern Europe at the University of Zurich. Via open-access publications, conferences, communications activities, and consultancy work, the CEES provides orientational knowledge for an audience of political and corporate decisionmakers and the interested public.

CEES Analyses

    No. 285: Economic Dysfunctionalities

    This issue deals with dysfunctionalities in the Russian economy.  With contributions by Ilya Matveev, Andrei Yakovlev, Janis Kluge, Michael Rochlitz, Olga Masyutina and Ekaterina Paustyan.


    No. 284: Energy and War

    This RAD issue looks at the consequences of war for Europe's energy supply. With contributions by Indra Overland, Martin Jirušek, Agha Bayramov and Tom Wagenmakers.


    No. 283: Political and Economic Consequences of Russia’s War against Ukraine

    The topics of this issue are the political and economic consequences of Russia’s war against Ukraine. With contributions by Stefan Meister, Heiko Pleines, Andrei Yakovlev, and Daria Zakharova


    CAD 129: Perspectives on Europe

    This issue analyzes national and nationalist perspectives on Europe and the self-​positioning strategies of the South Caucasian states from historical and/or contemporary perspectives. Authors are Narek Sukiasyan, Najmin Kamilsoy, Anna Zamejc and Nino Gozalishvili.


    CAD 128: Aftermath of the 2020 Karabakh War: New Geopolitical Reality in the South Caucasus

    The topic of this issue is “Aftermath of the 2020 Karabakh War: New Geopolitical Reality in the South Caucasus”. With contributions by Eka Javakhishvili, Tatia Chikhladze, Akif Musayev, Khatai Aliyev, Shabnam Maharramova and Mirvari Gazanfarli.

    CEES Publications

      Russian Energy Power

      Jeronim Perović: Rohstoffmacht Russland. Eine globale Energiegeschichte, Köln, Wien: Böhlau, 2022

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      CEES Book series: Osteuropa in Geschichte und Gegenwart

        Volume 10: Fulfillment of Duty

        Michael Galbas: Pflichterfüllung. Erinnerungen an den sowjetischen Afghanistankrieg in Russland, Wien, Köln: Böhlau, 2022 (in publication)

        Volume 9: Hero City Minsk

        Thomas Bohn: Heldenstadt Minsk. Urbanisierung à la Belarus seit 1945, Wien, Köln: Böhlau, 2022.

        Volume 8: Nuclear Internationalism

        Fabian Lüscher: Nuklearer Internationalismus in der Sowjetunion. Geteiltes Wissen in einer geteilten Welt , Wien, Köln, Weimar: Böhlau, 2021.