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. 284: Energy and War

    The current 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


    No. 282: Russian Information Warfare

    This issue is about Russian Information Warfare in the light of Russia's current war against Ukraine. With contributions by Nash Miller, Jessica Brzeski, Jacqueline Evans, Jesse Clarke and Françoise Daucé.

    CAD 126: Responses to Covid-​19: Displaced Persons / International Aid

    Ulla Pape investigates the socio-​economic situation of the internally displaced populations in the South Caucasus, with a special focus on their vulnerability to the impact of COVID-​19; Gulnaz Isabekova analyzes “Team Europe”, which supported immediate needs and subsequent recovery from the pandemic in the South Caucasus.

    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.