Russian and East European Studies
I joined the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) in 2017 following a 3-year period as Professor in Health Economics at HSE University in St. Petersburg. Prior to that I was Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director of the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (2002-2014). My research focuses on the political economy of health, welfare and labour in Russia and Eurasia; particularly health behaviours and outcomes, social exclusion and public health policy and reform.
On the 25th of April, the first REES Alumni Event took place. Both MSc and MPhil students gathered in the Dahrendorf Room at St Antony’s College to hear from REES alumni about the career paths they undertook after leaving REES.
On May 25-26, St. Antony’s College will host the “Clashing Visions: Russian Foreign Policy in the Age of Xi and Trump” conference in the Nissan Lecture theatre.
On Wednesday 17th May at 4pm Judith Pallot will be discussing her and Elena Katz's book 'Waiting at the Prison Gate: Women, Identity and the Russian Prison System’ with Laurie Taylor, on the BBC Radio 4 programme 'Thinking Allowed'.
Starting in Michaelmas Term 2017, (Post)Socialisms in the Global Context is a new work-in-progress group for faculty and students working on themes related to socialism and postsocialism, broadly defined.