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1914 Revisited? The EU-US-Russian Triangle
The European Union Center of Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh held a roundtable discussion on October 21, 2014. The EUC had one panelist participate in this discussion--Mark Steinberg, Professor of History at the University of Illinois. The other panelists who participated were Carol Saivetz (Harvard); Gregor Thum (University of Pittsburgh)... [more] [pdf]

Innocence and Victimhood: Gender, Nation, and Women's Activism in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina
Elissa Helms, Associate Professor and Head of Gender Studies at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, participated in REEEC's Noontime Lecture Series on December 2, 2014. Professor Helms' visit was funded by sources independent from the university in keeping with the boycott of the university in connection with... [more] [pdf]

REEEC Winter Reception 2014
This year's REEEC Winter Reception was held in Illini Rooms A and B of the Illini Union on Wednesday the 10th of December, 2014. Many students, faculty, staff, affiliates, and guests attended this year's reception. Attendees enjoyed Balkanalia which played a wide array of Balkan music throughout the event. [more] [pdf]

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Faculty and Visiting Scholar News

Professor Valeria Sobol awarded NEH Fellowship
CHAMPAIGN, Ill.--Five University of Illinois scholars have received National Endownment for the Humanities Fellowships for 2015. The U. of I. is the only institution to be awarded more than three of the fellowships for the coming year. The grant recipients from the U. of I. are Antioinette Burton, a professor of history, Bastian Professor of Global... [more] [pdf]



New Europe College - Institute for Advanced Study, Bucharest, Romania

The New York Public Library Short-Term Research Fellowships

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships

2015 Midwest Slavic Conference

Call for Papers: Verbal Prohibition in Putin's Russia

Russia's Regions Conference: University of Virginia, March 26-28, 2015

Please be aware that there are several great opportunities posted on the REEEC website that are not listed here. Use this link to click through to the opportunities page for more information.



Save the Date

Fri., Jan. 30, 2015
EU Centers of Excellence Director's Lecture

Mon., Feb. 5, 2015
Crimes against Humanity: Genealogy of a Concept, 1815-1945

For our full calendar of events see our REEEC Master Calendar
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