Multimedia

Welcome to the CREES multimedia archive. Audio and video recordings of CREES programs are available below, and many can also be viewed on the CREES YouTube channel.

2014-15 | Archive

A Country with No Exit? Migrations from Poland 1949-89. Copernicus/Frankel Lecture by Dariusz Stola, professor of history, Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences; director, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Sponsors: Copernicus Program in Polish Studies; Frankel Center for Judaic Studies; Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. April 21, 2015. video

POLIN: The New Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Copernicus/Frankel Lecture by Dariusz Stola, director, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews; professor of history, Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences. Sponsors: Copernicus Program in Polish Studies; Frankel Center for Judaic Studies; Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. April 20, 2015. video

The Foreign Queen and the Ultranationalist Legionaries: Early 20th-Century Appropriations and Manipulations of the Romanian Peasant Dress. CREES Noon Lecture by Corina Kesler (PhD comparative literature ’11), research fellow, Michigan-Mellon Project on Egalitarianism and the Metropolis, U-M. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Center for European Studies. April 1, 2015. video

Trading Hard Hats for Combat Helmets: The Economics of Rebellion in East Ukraine. WCED Lecture by Yuri Zhukov, assistant professor of political science, U-M. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. March 24, 2015. video

Art and the State. Symposium organized by Irina Aristarkhova, associate professor of art and design, history of art, and women’s studies, U-M; and Tatjana Aleksic, associate professor of Slavic languages and literatures and comparative literature, U-M. Presenters: Marina Grzinic, professor, Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts and Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna; Michail Ryklin, senior fellow, Internationales Kolleg Morphomata, University of Cologne; Sreten Ugricic, visiting scholar, Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, Stanford University, and former director, National Library of Serbia; Jasmina Tumbas, assistant professor of performance studies, SUNY Buffalo. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Avant Garde Interest Group; Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. March 24, 2015. video

The Other Stories in Anna Karenina: A Translator’s Perspective. CREES Noon Lecture by Rosamund Bartlett, writer, scholar, and translator. Sponsor: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. March 18, 2015. video

Globalizing Knowledge with Michigan, Polish, Kosovar, and Ukrainian Accents. CREES Noon Lecture with Michael D. Kennedy, professor of sociology and international studies, Brown University. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Center for European Studies; Copernicus Program in Polish Studies. February 25, 2015. video

The Political Imagination of Russian Orthodoxy: National Identity and Imperial Heritage. CREES Noon Lecture with Jeanne Kormina, professor of anthropology and religious studies, Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg. Sponsor: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. February 11, 2015. video

Interview with Tomasz Stańko. Annual Copernicus Lecture with Tomasz Stańko, jazz trumpeter; interviewed by Piotr Michałowski, George G. Cameron Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, U-M. Sponsors: U-M’s Copernicus Program in Polish Studies, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Center for World Performance Studies, UMS; Adam Mickiewicz Institute. February 4, 2015. video

Denial of Violence: Ottoman Past, Turkish Present, and Collective Violence against the Armenians, 1789-2009. CREES Noon Lecture by Fatma Müge Göçek, professor of sociology and women’s studies, U-M. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Armenian Studies Program; Center for European Studies. January 14, 2015. video

Pluralism from Below: Negotiating Religious Diversity in Catholic Poland. CREES Noon Lecture by Agnieszka Pasieka, assistant professor of anthropology, Institute of Slavic Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences. Sponsors: Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Copernicus Program in Polish Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. December 3, 2014. video

Ukraine after Ukrainian Winter and Russian Spring: The Issue of Regionalism Reconsidered. WCED Lecture by Yaroslav Hrytsak, professor of history, Ukrainian Catholic University and Lviv National University; director, Institute for Historical Research, Lviv National University. Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. November 25, 2014. video

From Gentry Estates to Urban Apartments: Temporality and Domesticity at Russia’s Fin de Siècle. CREES Noon Lecture by Rebecca Friedman, associate professor of history, Florida International University. Sponsor: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. November 12, 2014. video

Empire Strikes Back: The Dissolution of the USSR and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine. WCED Lecture by Serhii Plokhii, Mykhailo Hrushevsky Professor of Ukrainian History, Harvard University. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. November 11, 2014. video

People I Know. Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series lecture by Inta Ruka, photographer. Sponsors: Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design; Center for Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. November 6, 2014. video

WCEE Student Presentations. Graduate and undergraduate student presentations on summer research and internship experiences. Benjamin Pearson, Jean Monnet Fellowship, PhD Communication Studies; Benjamin Newman, Kabcenell New Europe Grant, BA German/History; Mark Kluk, WCEE Summer Research and Internship Grant, MD/MPH Health Management and Policy; Marisa Xheka, WCEE Summer Research and Internship Grant, BA History/Political Science; Polina Fradkin, WCEE Summer Research and Internship Grant, BA International Studies/Russian. Sponsors: Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. November 5, 2014. video

Between the Ethnos and the "Soviet People": Ethnic Mixing in Kazakhstan. CREES Noon Lecture by Adrienne Edgar, associate professor of history, University of California, Santa Barbara. Sponsor: CREES. October 29, 2014. video

An Anthropology of Romania’s Secret Police. CREES Lecture by Katherine Verdery, Julien J. Studley Faculty Scholar and Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Center for European Studies; Department of Anthropology; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. October 21, 2014. video

Enlightened Memory? On Remembering the Jewish Past in Contemporary Germany and Poland. CREES Noon Lecture by Michael Meng, assistant professor of history, Clemson University. Sponsors: CREES, Center for European Studies, Copernicus Program in Polish Studies, Frankel Center for Judaic Studies. October 8, 2014. video

Albania: Emerging Democracy towards the European Union. WCED Lecture by Bujar Nishani, President of Albania. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for European Studies; CREES. September 29, 2014. video

Natural Materials and the Matter of Nation in Hungarian Home Decorating. CREES Noon Lecture by Krisztina Fehérváry, associate professor of anthropology, U-M. Sponsor: CREES. September 24, 2014. video

Punk Prayer. Penny Stamps/WCED Lecture by Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, members of Pussy Riot/Zona Prava. Sponsors: Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, CREES, Institute for Research on Women and Gender. September 18, 2014. video

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