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News from the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center

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REEEC Welcomes New Outreach and Programming Coordinator Sam Celmer
Samantha Celmer joined the REEEC staff as Outreacha and Programming Coordinator of REEEC in late-December. She originally joined the REEEC community as a graduate student and spent a year as the REEEC Outreach Assistant, during which time she helped to develop REEEC's Headstart programming... [more] [pdf]

REEEC Director, David Cooper, Welcomes the New Spring Semester
Dear Colleagues and Friends of REEEC, As I write, classes are just getting going again for what promises to be a busy and rewarding Spring semester. I hope that all of you enjoyed a relaxing and refreshing winter break and return ready to dive right in to classes, lectures, and other events...[more] [pdf]

REEEC Faculty Achievements, Fall 2015
REEEC would like to congratulate its distinguished, affiliated faculty members. The fall semester brought a few fine achievements. January's featured faculty are Professor of History Eugene Avrutin and Professor of Agriculture Mohammad Babadoost... [more] [pdf]

Summer Research Lab and Fisher Forum 2016 Announcement
From 13 June to 6 August, 2016 the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will conduct the 43rd annual Summer Research Laboratory (SRL). The SRL is open to all scholars, including graduate students, with research interests in the Russian, East European and Eurasian region... [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.


Internships in Novosibirsk

Maria Pia Gratton International Award

Nelle M. Signor Graduate Scholarship Opportunity

Petro Jacyk Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Ukrainian Politics, Culture and Society at the University of Toronto

Title VIII Fellowships, Indiana University Summer Language Workshop

ARCS 2016-2017 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship for US-based Students

Columbia University Harriman Institute: Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship

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

Mon., Feb. 15, 2016
Anna Shternshis, "Machine Guns, Mothers' Graves and Hitler the Haman: Soviet Yiddish Songs of World War II"

Tues., Feb. 16, 2016
Anna Shternshis Workshop "On a Journey from Soviet Citizen to Jewish Refugee: Jewish Perceptions of 1941 in the Soviet Union"


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
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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