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Fall 2014 Courses!

Published Date:March 12, 2014

Richard Tempest will teach Introduction to Russian Culture (REES 116). Introduction to the culture of Russia and the USSR. The course addresses two central themes. First, the very distinctiveness of Russian culture, and the functions of that notion within Russia and for outsiders. Second, Russia as a cultural space between East and West. 3 hours.

Cynthia Buckley will teach Introduction to Central Asia (SOC 196). The course is designed for students interested in international politics, energy policy, conflicts in the region (Afghanistan), postcommunism, gender studies, and human rights. There are no prerequisites.

Francis Boyle will teach International Law (LAW 656), which will examine the nature, sources, and subjects of international law, and its place in the control of international society. 3 professional hours. 4 graduate hours.

Published Date: March 12, 2014


Call for Applications - 2014 Summer Research Laboratory at Illinois

Published Date:January 17, 2014

The Summer Research Laboratory (SRL) on Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia is open to all scholars with research interests in the Russian, East European and Eurasian region from June 16 until August 8.

Published Date: January 17, 2014


Kaganovsky Named LAS Centennial Scholar

Published Date:January 16, 2014

REEEC is pleased to announce that Lilya Kaganovsky, Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Comparative and World Literature and REEEC Faculty Affiliate has been named one of 10 Centennial Scholars by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Published Date: January 16, 2014


Maria N. Todorova Appointed CAS Professor of History

Published Date:September 5, 2013

The Russian, East European and Eurasian Center is pleased to announce that Maria Todorova, Professor of History and REEEC Faculty Associate, has recently been appointed as a permanent faculty member at the Center for Advanced Study

Published Date: September 5, 2013


REEEC on HuffPost Live: Alisha Kirchoff discussing the recently convicted opposition leader Alexei Navalny

Published Date:September 5, 2013

REEEC on HuffPost Live: Alisha Kirchoff discussing the recently convicted opposition leader Alexei Navalny

Published Date: September 5, 2013