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Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREES)

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Weiser Centers welcome new directors

Allen Hicken (political science) will lead WCED, Geneviève Zubrzycki (sociology) at WCEE

Professor Ronald Grigor Suny on the Armenian Genocide

The Detroit News: The genocide they want us to forget

CREES is the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at the University of Michigan’s International Institute. A long-time recipient of U.S. Department of Education Title VI grants, the center currently awards US/ED-supported Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships. CREES is home to the Copernicus Program in Polish Studies, and works alongside the Center for European Studies and Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies in association with the Ronald and Eileen Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia.

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