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Videos

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.

2018-19 | Archive

From Montenegro to the Red Carpet: A Life of Giving. WCEE Lecture by Emina Cunmulaj Nazarian, COO, Fundjavë Ndryshe. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia; Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Albanian American Student Organization. April 14, 2019. video

"They Treat Us Like Animals Here": Romani and Egyptian Belonging in Albania. CREES Noon Lecture by Chelsi West Ohueri, postdoctoral fellow for population health, University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School. Sponsors: CREES, African Studies Center, Center for Middle Eastern & North African Studies, Department of Anthropology. March 27, 2019. video

Ukraine Now: What’s at Stake? CREES Roundtable with Oksana Malanchuk, senior social science research associate (retired), U-M; Greta Uehling, lecturer of international and comparative studies, U-M; and Yuri M. Zhukov, assistant professor of political science, U-M. Moderator: Geneviève Zubrzycki, CREES director. Sponsor: CREES. March 20, 2019. video

The Truth about Lies in International Relations: Reflections on the Media in Russia and Beyond. CREES Distinguished Lecture by Jill Dougherty (BA Russian ’70), former foreign affairs correspondent, CNN. Sponsors: CREES, Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures, Weiser Center for Europe & Eurasia. March 19, 2019. video

The Language Politics of Contemporary Ukrainian Cinema: From Unreflective Confusion to Strategic Multilingualism. CREES Noon Lecture by Vitaly Chernetsky, associate professor of Slavic languages and literature, University of Kansas. Sponsors: CREES, Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures. March 13, 2019. video  

American Diplomacy in a Disordered World. Lecture by William J. Burns, president, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Sponsors: Ford School of Public Policy, CREES. March 18, 2019. video

The Polish Athens: Zakopane as a Center of Polish Culture. CREES Noon Lecture by Maciej Krupa, journalist and mountain guide. Sponsors: CREES, Copernicus Program in Polish Studies, Adam Mickiewicz Institute. February 6, 2019. video

National Minorities as a Legal Category in the Czech Republic (and Beyond) at the Time of Rising Nationalism. CREES Noon Lecture/Conversations on Europe by Helena Hofmannová, associate professor of constitutional law, Charles University; Michigan Grotius Senior Research Scholar, U-M. Sponsors: CREES, Center for European Studies, Law School. January 23, 2019. video

Class, Culture, and the "Gastarbeiters": Contested Meanings of Labor Migration in Socialist Yugoslavia. CREES Noon Lecture by Ulf Brunnbauer, chair of southeast and east European history, University of Regensburg. Sponsors: CREES, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. December 5, 2018. video

Poland’s Centennial: An Evening of Reflection and Celebration. CPPS Panel & Recital with Matthew Bengtson, assistant professor of music, U-M; Paul Brykczynski (PhD History ‘13), historian; Benjamin Paloff, associate professor of Slavic languages & literatures and comparative literature, U-M. Moderator: Geneviève Zubrzycki, CPPS director. Sponsor: Copernicus Program in Polish Studies. November 16, 2018. video  

Populism and the Erosion of Democracy. WCED Lecture by Anna Grzymala-Busse, Michelle and Kevin Douglas Professor of International Studies, Stanford University. Sponsors: WCED, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia. October 19, 2018. video

Contemporary Poland Fighting for Democracy. Annual Copernicus Lecture by Barbara Nowacka, politician and progressive activist; former leader of Poland’s United Left coalition. Sponsors: Copernicus Program in Polish Studies, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. October 15, 2018. video

Invisible Europe. CREES Noon Lecture by Dubravka Ugrešić, novelist and essayist. Sponsors: CREES, Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures. October 10, 2018. video

Cooperate or Resist? State-Society Relations and Authoritarianism in Russia and Beyond. WCED Lecture by Natalia Forrat, WCED Postdoctoral Fellow, U-M. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, CREES. October 2, 2018. video

Living the End of the Habsburg Empire. CREES Noon Lecture/Conversations on Europe by Maureen Healy, associate professor of history, Lewis & Clark College. Sponsors: CREES, Center for European Studies, Department of History. September 26, 2018. video

Poland, the EU, and Illiberal Democracy. Conversations on Europe lecture by Krzysztof Śmiszek, human rights lawyer, activist, and managing editor of The Anti-Discrimination Law Review; WCEE Distinguished Fellow, U-M. Sponsors: Center for European Studies, CREES, Copernicus Program in Polish Studies, International Policy Center, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia. September 11, 2018. video

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