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Upcoming Events

Saturday, Novemeber 19, 2011
2:20 pm - 3:20 pm Festival of Trees - Slavic Story Time

Thursday, Novemeber 24, 2011
6:20 pm Ukrainian Conversation Hour (Every other Thursday)

Wednesday, Novemeber 30, 2011
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Three Stories of Galicia

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Russkii Stol - Russian Table (Every Wednesday)

Friday, December 2, 2011
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm REEEC Winter Reception

12:00 pm -1:00pm Maciej Pisarski, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Poland

Saturday, December 3, 2011
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Slavic Story Time - The Little Snow Girl

Saturday, December 7, 2011
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Bosnian/ Croation/Serbian Conversation Table 

Saturday, December 8, 2011
4:20 pm Ukrainian Conversation Hour 

For our full calendar of events see our REEEC Master Calendar






REEEC Center E-News

Film Screening - Three Stories of Galicia
Film director Olha Onyshko will be in attendance for the screening to discuss the process of making the film and to answer audience questions about the film. 

New Online Database at the Slavic Reference Service on The Russian Empire and Soviet Union
The Slavic Reference Service offeres a new searchable archive database on soviet manuscripts in the United States.  This database has been a result of the SRS's collaboration efforts with Dr. John H. Brown, and Dr. Steven A. grant.

Visitors from Far Eastern Federal University-Vladivostok
Scholars and faculty in the area of food technology were in Champaign-Urbana for a two week training program through ACES 

New Directions in Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia - Sergey Markedonov Lecture
REEEC MA Student Hristo Alexiev comments on our guest speaker 

Award winning Bulgarian Director Donates films to the REEEC Multimedia Library

Junior League Festival of Trees
This year REEEC will be contributing a Slavic Story Time event during the 2011 Festival of Trees put on by the Junior League of Champaign-Urbana

2012 Joint Area Centers Symposium
Cities and Inequalities in a Transnational World conference seeks to better understand aspects of these unfolding processes of urbanization and transnationalism that might prove similar or different from the past and across regions.  Through this conference we seek a global perspective grounded in the experiences of various regions of the world, including Africa, South and South East Asia, Latin America, Middle East, European Union; Russia and Eastern Europe.

Faculty News

Please let us know about any recent conferences, papers, articles or books you have written/ attended so we can share it on our next Newsletter!  Simply fill out the linked form - Share your News with us, available through the REEEC Center eNews, or via the publications page on our website!

Student Dispatchs

Student Dispatch: A Taste of Poland
Zachary Grotovsky shares his experience spending the summer in Poland on a FLAS scholarship.


Illinois Graduate College Fellowship Opportunities

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships

More Information on Funding, Career Opportunities, and Calls for papers


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