Russian

A research area within The School of Languages, Cultures and Societies

Russian research group

Russian research

Our research

All members of Russian and Slavonic Studies are active in a wide range of research fields covering the language, literature, culture and society of Russia and other Slavonic countries.

Particular areas of interest include: Russian and Slavonic literature of the 19th to 21st centuries, especially Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Kundera; Russian film; New media and visual culture in Russia, especially queer visual culture; Language variation in Czech; Corpus linguistics and Russian politics, censorship / self-censorhip, professional journalistic ethics and conspiracy theories.

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Academic staff at the University of Leeds

Discover our subject specialists who lead our research - from postgraduate research students to internationally-renowned academic staff.

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Research project work at Leeds.

Our research is often collaborative and has an international impact. Explore the outcomes of our past and present research projects associated with Russian.

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