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Visiting Scholar Highlight - Paskal Zhelev
REEEC welcomes Dr. Paskal Zhelev, a visiting scholar from the University of National and World Economy in Sofia, Bulgaria. He received a Fulbright research grant to study at the University of Illinois through the fall semester. His research interests include industrial policy, interests include industrial policy... [more] [pdf]

New Directions Lecture: Dr. Zsuzsa Gille, "Paprika, Foie Gras and Red Mud: Hungary Ten Years after EU Accession"
On September 3rd, REEEC hosted its first New Directions Lecture by Dr. Zsuzsa Gille. The lecture, titled "Paprika, Foie Gras and Red Mud: Hungary Ten Years after EU Accession," follows the exciting publication of her new book "Paprika, Foie Gras, and Red Mud: The Politics of Materiality in the European Union... [more] [pdf]

REEEC 2015 Fall Reception
This year's REEEC Fall Reception took place on 3 September, 2015 in the General Lounge of the Illini Union. Following Dr. Zsuzsa Gille's New Directions Lecture, entitled "Paprika, Foie Gras and Red Mud: Hungary Ten Years afte EU Accession," the REEES community gathered to celebrate the new academic year... [more] [pdf]

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Internship in Novosibirsk, Russian - Teaching English

NEH Fellowship for Senior Scholars at the Center for Jewish History

Applications for the 2016-2017 Fellowship Competition at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Jack Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies

Call for Application: A Research Introduction to the Holocaust in the Soviet Union

Call for Papers: "Literature in the World" (ACLA 2016)

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.




Upcoming Events

Tues., Oct. 6, 2015
Sirin Pancaroglu Harp

Tues., Oct. 6, 2015

Bulgarian-Russian Trade Relations in the Post-Socialist Period

Tues., Oct. 20, 2015
The Digestive Tract of the Universe: Andrei Platonov's "Antropo-tekhnika"

Save the Date

Mon., Oct. 26, 2015
The Talking Dead: Articulating the 'Zombified' Subject Under Putin

For our full calendar of events see our REEEC Master Calendar
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