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Academia Rossica is a cultural organisation set up in 2000 to promote and strengthen cultural and intellectual ties between Russia and english-speaking world, pioneering intercultural projects and bringing the best of contemporary Russian culture to the outside world. With offices in London and Moscow, Academia Rossica acts as a bridge between these two thriving cultural capitals.
This small, unique publisher in November 2007 celebrated 25 years of publishing high-quality translations of masterpieces of European literature previously not available in English, or only in poor translations.
An up-to-date guide to Russian cultural events.
Russian linguistic consultancy based in London and offering Russian language tuition for adults, translation (from English and other major world languages into Russian) and marketing services.
The Russian Teacher's Group is an association which acts as a forum to support teachers of Russian and promote the learning of Russian in all sectors. It aims to provide quality national training events, shared materials and information on topics such as exchanges. The new website includes resources, a forum, an events page and news.
The Society for Co-operation in Russian and Soviet Studies (SCRSS) is a library and cultural centre, based in London, that promotes knowledge of the culture, language and history of Russia and the former Soviet Union. We organise seminars, exhibitions, lectures and films to promote Russian language learning, and facilitate cultural contacts between the UK and Russia. We also publish a journal, the SCRSS Digest.
Speak to the future is a new campaign which is highlighting the importance of languages, language learning and professional language activities for the UK. Targeting the public, media and government, our initiatives are raising awareness of the issue – and aim to bring about a step-change in attitude and policy in favour of languages. The campaign is backed by leading professional and business organisations who are convinced of the importance of language learning for the future of our society, our citizens and our economy.
The Association for Language Learning (ALL) is the major subject association for those involved in teaching foreign languages at all levels. There are currently 5,500 members. The Association actively promotes the teaching and learning of foreign languages.
The London Bookshop Map promotes independent bookshops and distributes new work by contemporary artists. "Independent bookshops fill the gaps in the high street, stocking thoughtful and idiosyncratic selections rather than market-driven choices of books. They sustain local interests and offer different ways for communities to participate in a range of cultural activities. They are crucial platforms for alternative publishing." Visit your local independent bookshop to pick up your free copy of The London Bookshop Map with writing by artist David Batchelor.
Read our latest blog, The Russian Book Trade in the UK