The SOB has regularly organized lecture series on current and historical topics pertaining to Eastern Europe since 2001 (from 2001 to 2011 in cooperation with the Political Forum of the Federal Government). All our lectures are open to the public and freely accessible. The most recent events are available as podcasts.

Beyond the cities: rural areas and living environments in Russia
The politics of memory in Eastern Europe
Ukraine: a country searching for its identity?
The South Caucasus: a conflict region on the edge of Europe
Religion and society in Eastern Europe
The Soviet experiment and its consequences: 90 years since the October Revolution
Where do Europe's frontiers lie?
Russia – whither goes it?
The former Yugoslavia: Europe's backyard?
The eastern expansion of the European Union
10 Jahre seit dem Untergang der Sowjetunion: Der postsowjetische Raum im Wandel