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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


Because of the impact worldwide of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the 2020 International Summer Programmes have been replaced by the Virtual Summer Festival of Learning

This course is part of the Interdisciplinary Summer Programme Term I 2020.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

After Josef Stalin’s death in 1953, his successors tried to move Russia away from the harshness of his rule while maintaining some elements of the Stalinist system. This course examines the changes and continuities in Russia’s domestic life, considering the nature of the Soviet and post-Soviet systems since Stalin’s death. It also discusses the USSR's foreign policy after Stalin, and Russia's place in the world after 1991. Not to be taken with La5 in History.


Course dates

05 Jul 2020 to 18 Jul 2020

Course duration

2 weeks

Apply by

22 Jun 2020

Course director

Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
United Kingdom
01223 760850

Qualifications / Credits


Teaching sessions

Meetings: 10

Course code