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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.

2020-21 | Video Archive

Poland and Hungary: Two Autocratic Attempts to Overthrow Liberal Democracy. CREES Noon Lecture by Bálint Magyar, research fellow, Central European University (CEU) Democracy Institute. Visit the link for a free, open-access download of The Anatomy of Post-Communist Regimes by Bálint Magyar and Bálint Madlovics. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Copernicus Center for Polish Studies. April 14, 2021. video

The Themersons and the Art of Translation. CCPS Lecture by Jasia Reichardt, writer and curator. Sponsors: Copernicus Center for Polish Studies; Center for Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies. April 8, 2021. video

Literature in Albania from Communism to the Present. CREES Noon Lecture by Lisandri Kola, Luljeta Lleshanaku, and Primo Shllaku. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Albanian American Student Organization. March 31, 2021. video

Resettlement or Return? Shifting IDP Attitudes in Ukraine. CREES Noon Lecture by Cynthia Buckley (PhD Sociology ’91), professor of sociology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Department of Sociology. March 24, 2021. video

Reviving Democracy, Globally and Locally. WCED Roundtable with Hahrie Han, Johns Hopkins University; Michael McFaul, Stanford University; and Dan Slater, WCED Director. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. March 9, 2021. video

Writing about Young Stalin for 30 Years: Why Bother? CREES Noon Lecture by Ronald Grigor Suny, William H. Sewell, Jr. Distinguished University Professor of History and professor of political science, U-M. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Department of History. March 3, 2021. video

Poland’s Place in Europe: Mission Accomplished? CCPS Lecture by Jacek Stawiski, editor-in-chief, TVN24. Sponsors: Copernicus Center for Polish Studies; Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. March 1, 2021. video

Avant Jazz from Poland: Free Improvisations by Mikołaj Trzaska and Macio Moretti. CCPS concert with Mikołaj Trzaska, saxophonist, bass clarinetist, and composer; and Macio Moretti, drummer and bassist. Sponsors: Copernicus Center for Polish Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. February 20, 2021. video

The Social and Political Impact of COVID-19 in Central Asia. CREES Noon Lecture by Pauline Jones, professor of political science, U-M. Sponsors: CREES, Department of Political Science, Global Islamic Studies Center, Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum. February 3, 2021. video

Gender Politics and the Populist Moment: Will the East Save the West? CCPS Lecture by Agnieszka Graff, associate professor at the American Studies Center, University of Warsaw. Sponsors: Copernicus Center for Polish Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Women's and Gender Studies Department. We apologize for technical difficulties including audio disruptions during the first portion of the lecture. February 1, 2021. video

Being Queer in Russia: A Conversation about Challenges Facing Russia’s LGBTQ+ Movement. CREES Noon Lecture with Alla Chikinda, regional representative and communications manager, LGBTQ+ Resource Center, Yekaterinburg; Ezra Erikson, digital director, RUSA LGBT; Anastasiia Fedorova, strategy and partnership manager, "The Calvert Journal," London; and Lyosha Gorshkov, co-president, RUSA LGBT. Moderators: Rachael Merritt and Kyle Arnashus, Russian language and culture students, U-M. Sponsor: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. January 27, 2021. video

Curating Covid: Material and Visual Cultures of the Pandemic. CREES Noon Lecture with Alexandra Arkhipova, senior research fellow, Contemporary Folklore Monitoring Research Group, School of Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in Moscow, Russia; Sara Blair, Patricia S. Yaeger Collegiate Professor of English, U-M; Sarah Gensburger, research professor in social sciences, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS); and Alexandra M. Lord, chair of the medicine and science division, National Museum of American History. Moderated by Johannes von Moltke, acting CREES director and professor, Germanic Languages and Literatures and Film, Television and Media, U-M. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Center for European Studies; Humanities Collaboratory; Museum Studies Program. December 2, 2020. video

Someone Else’s Problems: The Dissident Author Post-Dissidence. CREES Noon Lecture by Benjamin Paloff, associate professor of Slavic languages and literatures and of comparative literature, U-M. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Copernicus Center for Polish Studies. November 18, 2020. video

Interview with Agnieszka Holland. Annual Copernicus Lecture with Agnieszka Holland, film director. Interviewed by Johannes von Moltke, professor of Germanic languages and literatures and of film, television and media, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia acting director, U-M; and Benjamin Paloff, associate professor of Slavic languages and literatures and comparative literature, Copernicus Center for Polish Studies acting director, U-M. Sponsor: Copernicus Center for Polish Studies. November 6, 2020. video

Music and Resilience in Early Postwar Poland. CREES Noon Lecture by Mackenzie Pierce, assistant professor of musicology, U-M. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Copernicus Center for Polish Studies. October 28, 2020. video

Assessing the State of Play in Polish Politics: The 2020 Presidential Elections. CCPS Panel with Anna Grzymała-Busse, Michelle and Kevin Douglas Professor of International Studies, Stanford University; Benjamin Paloff, associate professor of Slavic languages & literatures and comparative literature, U-M; Brian Porter-Szűcs, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of History, U-M. Sponsors: Copernicus Center for Polish Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. October 15, 2020. video

Aging Nationally in Contemporary Poland: Memory, Kinship, and Personhood. CREES Lecture by Jessica C. Robbins (PhD Anthropology '13), assistant professor of anthropology, Wayne State University. Part of the Area Studies Showcase Lecture Series: Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia. October 14, 2020. video

Flashpoint: Belarus. WCED panel with Adam E. Casey, WCED Research Fellow; Sasha de Vogel, doctoral candidate in political science; Natalia Forrat, WCED Visiting Associate and former WCED Postdoctoral Fellow (2018-20), U-M. Moderator: Dan Slater, WCED Director. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. September 16, 2020. video

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