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Contemporary Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Polish and Russian Cultures

This lecture course is intended for a wide audience with a general interest in the cultural history in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe and Russia since the fall of the Berlin wall. The course is structured into four five-week blocks, each of which is devoted to a particular country or region. The course combines cultural history, arts (painting, music and film), and dominant trends in the social sphere. For more detail see the Department web page.

The course is supported by the Embassies of Bulgaria, Croatia and Poland.

Lectures are delivered by staff of Trinity College Dublin and special guest lecturers.

How to apply

Application forms are available from the Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies either in hard copy or electronic form ( The completed application form accompanied by payment in the form of a personal cheque, postal money order or bank draft, payable to Trinity College Dublin no. 1 account should be returned to: The Executive Officer, Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies, Room 5045, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin, the ~University of Dublin, Dublin 2. Phone: 01 896 1896, email:


€50 for each block of five lectures, payable in advance (by 23rd September 2016). This fee is non-refundable once the course has commenced. Please indicate on the application form which five-week blocks you would like to attend.

Time and place

Fridays, 6 p.m. - 7.30 p.m., in Room 5051, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, Dublin 2.


Teaching commences on Friday, 7th October 2016. The course comprises of four five-week blocks of lectures.

Block 1 - Bulgaria (Lectures take place in 2016: 7 October, 14 October, 21 October, 28 October, 4 November).

Block 2 – Russia (2016: 18 November, 25 November, 2 December, 9 December, 16 December).

Block 3 - Croatia (Lectures take place in 2017: 20 January, 27 January, 3 February, 10 February, 17 February).

Block 4 – Poland (2017: 24 February, 10 March, 24 March, 31 March, 7 April).