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Upcoming Events

Monday, January 23, 2012
4:00 pm After the Revolution: Youth, Democracy, and the Politics of Dissapointment in Postsocialist Serbia

Thursday, January 26, 2012
10:00 am WILL Focus Interview with Dr. Kuchins on AM 580 

Thursday, February 2, 2012
4:00 pm Distinguished Speaker Series - Andrew Kuchins

Friday, February 3, 2012
12:00 pm OLLI: Lunchtime Lecture - The Return of Politics to Russia: Can Putinism Survive? 

Tuesday, February 7, 2012
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Noontime Lecture Series - Nicholas Hryhorczuk

1:30 pm Europeanization of Turkish NGOs: Opportunities and Challenges - Özge Zihnioğlu

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm International Careers Workshop Series

Thursday - Saturday, March 1-3, 2012
2012 Joint Area Centers Symposium - Cities and Inequalities in a Transnational World

For our full calendar of events see our REEEC Master Calendar






Center E-News

Summer Research Laboratory Is Now Accepting Applications

FLAS Deadline Fast Approaching 
Applications are due 10 February 2012. Graduate students should check with their department for an internal FLAS deadline.

WILL Focus Interview with Dr. Kuchins
Note: Date and Time have changed for Dr. Kuchins' Interview, please tune in to AM 580 on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 10am.

Distinguished Speaker Series - Russia's Leadership and U.S.-Russia Relations
Dr. Andrew Kutchins 
will give a lecture with a reception to immediately follow. 

New Head of the International and Area Studies Library
Steven Witt named new head and assoicate professor of Library Administration.

Online Resources for Scholars and Researchers at Illinois
The Slavic Reference Service highlights reference sources housed here at Illinois.

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.  

Faculty News

Tuesday February 7, 2012
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Faculty Assembly, 101 International Studies Building
Please come with ideas for future programming. 

Please notify REEEC with any recent lectures, conferences, papers, articles, books or other news and it will be included in the 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.


Google and Intel Fellowships

Valdai Disscussion Club - Research Grant Program for Russian and Foreign Scholars

Illinois Graduate College Fellowship Opportunities

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships

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


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