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REEEC Welcomes New Associate Director Dr. Maureen Marshall
Dr. Maureen Marshall joined the REEEC staff as Associate Director of REEEC in mid-October. Before joining REEEC, she served as the Outreach and Campus Programs Coordinator at the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies at the University of Chicago. At Illinois, Maureen looks forward to working with REEEC students... [more] [pdf]

REEEC Winter Reception 2015
On 9 December, 2015, the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center held its annual REEEC Winter Reception for its faculty, staff, students, and affiliates to celebrate the end of the Fall semester and the coming of the holidays and new year. This year, singer Lena Negruta and pianist Larisa Chasanov provided the music and entertainment... [more] [pdf]

Traveling to Europe: An Introduction to Alumnus, Jeremy Crumpton's, Travel and Language Study Blog
The following is a re-posting of a blog post originally published by its author, UIUC REEEC alumnus Jeremy Crumpton's blog Rrurikid. His blog traces his experiences surrounding his travels and the study abroad experience he participated in this past summer in the region of South Eastern Europe... [more] [pdf]

REEEC Headstart Program
The Russian, East European and Eurasian Center provides many academic opportunities for all students -- even those just beginning their educational career. Last January, REEEC organized an outreach program with one of the local preshcools, Champaign County Headstart... [more] [pdf]

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  Center eNews, or via the publications page on our website.


Ph.D. Student Project Associate Positions: "Museums and Controversial Collections"

IPRH Fellowships 2016-17

UCIS Postdoctoral Fellowships in Russian & East European Studies for 2016-18

Course Development Stipends for Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia

6th Annual Postdoctoral Symposium at Beckman Institute

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

Thur., Feb. 18, 2016
New Directions Lecture - Igor Fedyukin

Tues., Feb. 23, 2016
Noontime Scholars Lecture - Sarah Hummel

For our full calendar of events see our REEEC Master Calendar
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center
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