Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center News

Professional Development Workshop: Terrell Starr

Published Date:March 20, 2017

Please join us for the REEEC Professional Development Workshop, "Covering Trump in an Age of Russian Propaganda Wars," on Thursday, March 30, at 4 PM in 101 International Studies Building. Illinois alum Terrell Jermaine Starr (Senior Reporter at Foxtrot Alpha) will speak about the past, the present, and a very uncertain future of Russian-American relations, with a focus on the responsibility journalists have in educating the public, and on how he covers President Donald Trump and Russia through the lens of race. All are welcome!

Published Date: March 20, 2017


REEEC Noontime Scholars Lecture: Laura Dean

Published Date:March 14, 2017

Please join us for the REEEC Noontime Scholars Lecture on Tuesday, Mar. 14, at 12 PM in 101 International Studies Building. Laura Dean (Assistant Professor of Political Science and History, Millikin University) will give a lecture entitled "Incongruent Implementation of Human Rights-Based Policy in the Post-Soviet Region." All are welcome!

Published Date: March 14, 2017


CANCELLED: REEEC New Directions Lecture: Akos Rona-Tas

Published Date:February 27, 2017

Due to illness, Akos Rona-Tas (Professor of Sociology, University of California - San Diego) is unable to attend his REEEC New Directions Lecture, "Farewell to Globalization: Varieties of National Control over Payment Card Markets in Post-Communist Countries and the Rest of Europe," on Thursday, March 9, at 4 PM in 101 International Studies Building. We apologize for any inconvenience and confusion.

Published Date: February 27, 2017


REEEC New Directions Lecture: Christine Evans

Published Date:February 21, 2017

Please join us for the REEEC New Directions Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 4 PM in 101 International Studies Building. Christine Evans (Assistant Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) will give a lecture entitled "17 reasons to get along with the secret police: Tatyana Lioznova’s 'Seventeen Moments of Spring' from the Soviet 1970s to the Putin Era." All are welcome!

Published Date: February 21, 2017


REEEC Noontime Scholars Lecture: Kirill Maslinsky

Published Date:February 17, 2017

Please join us for the REEEC Noontime Scholars Lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 12 PM in 101 International Studies Building. Kirill Maslinsky (Fulbright Fellow, Illinois Wesleyan University) will give a lecture entitled "The trace of the 'Thaw' in the emotional palette of Soviet children's literature." All are welcome!

Published Date: February 17, 2017