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

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Over $611,000 to Fund Student Research and Internships Abroad

The International Institute and the Rackham Graduate School awarded $611,603 in support of international research and internships

Professor Michael Galaty releases new book

Memory and Nation Building: From Ancient Times to the Islamic State

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, along with the Copernicus Program in Polish Studies and Center for European Studies, comprise the Ronald and Eileen Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia, which works in association with the Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies.

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