CREES is pleased to announce its Virtual Winter Events Series, hosted on Zoom. Registration is required and links will be provided for each event.
Thu, Jan 21, 6-8 pm
Slavic MLK Colloquium. “To Travel a Different Road.” Eli Rosenblatt, postdoctoral fellow, Frankel Institute for Judaic Studies, U-M (2019-20). Sponsors: Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures, CREES, Frankel Center for Judaic Studies.
Mon, Jan 25, 11:30 am-12:45 pm
CREES/Ford U.S.-Russia Future Leaders Professional Development Workshop. “Supporting Government Transparency in Ukraine: The Role of NGOs and EU Policymakers.” Tinatin Tsertsvadze, policy analyst, Open Society European Policy Institute. Sponsors: CREES, International Policy Center.
Wed, Jan 27, 12-1:20 pm
CREES Noon Lecture. “Being Queer in Russia: A Conversation about Challenges Facing Russia’s LGBTQ+ Movement.” Alla Chikinda, Ezra Erikson, Anastasiia Fedorova, and Lyosha Gorshkov. Organized by U-M undergraduates Rachael Merritt and Kyle Arnashus, Russian Language and Culture Majors.
Mon, Feb 1, 12-1:20 pm
CCPS Lecture. “Gender Politics and the Populist Moment: Will the East Save the West?” Agnieszka Graff, associate professor at the American Studies Center, University of Warsaw. Sponsors: CCPS, CREES, Women’s and Gender Studies Department.
Wed, Feb 3, 12-1:20 pm
CREES Noon Lecture. “The Social and Political Impact of COVID-19 in Central Asia.” Pauline Jones, professor of political science, U-M. Sponsors: CREES, Department of Political Science, Global Islamic Studies Center, Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum.
Wed, Feb 3, 7-8 pm
Lecture. “Sister Scholars: The Emergence of Orthodox Girls’ Education in Interwar Poland.” Naomi Seidman, Frankel Institute Fellow, U-M. Sponsors: Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, CCPS, CREES.
Fri, Feb 12, 2-3:30 pm
Lecture. “New Directions in Research: Race, Gender, and Indigeneity in the American Arctic and Siberia.” Kathryn Graber (PhD Anthropology ’12), Indiana University, Bloomington; Olga Ulturgasheva, University of Manchester. Part of the series Race in Focus: From Critical Pedagogies to Research Practice and Public Engagement in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies. Sponsor: CREES.
Thu, Feb 18, 12-1:20 pm
CCPS Lecture. “Free Improvisation and Jazz Avant-Garde in Poland: From Tomasz Stanko to Mikolaj Trzaska.” Maciej Lewenstein, professor of physics, Institut de Ciències Fotòniques. Sponsors: CCPS, CREES.
Sat, Feb 20-Sun, Feb 21
CCPS Concert. “Avant Jazz from Poland: Free Improvisations by Mikolaj Trzaska and Macio Moretti.” Mikołaj Trzaska, saxophonist, bass clarinetist, and composer; Macio Moretti, drummer and bassist. Sponsors: CCPS, CREES.
Mon, Mar 1, 12-1:20 pm
CCPS Lecture. “Poland’s Place in Europe: Mission Accomplished?” Jacek Stawiski, editor-in-chief, TVN24. Sponsors: CCPS, CES, CREES.
Wed, Mar 3, 12-1:20 pm
CREES Noon Lecture. “Writing about Young Stalin for 30 Years: Why Bother?” Ronald Grigor Suny, William H. Sewell, Jr. Distinguished University Professor of History and professor of political acience, U-M. Sponsors: CREES, Department of History.
Tue, Mar 9, 4-5:30 pm
Lecture. “Reviving Democracy, Globally and Locally.” Hahrie Han, professor of political science, Johns Hopkins University; Amb. Michael McFaul, Ken Olivier and Angela Nomellini Professor of International Studies in Political Science, Stanford University. Sponsors: WCED, CREES.
Tue, Mar 16, 7:30-8:30 pm
31st Belin Lecture. “Our Man in Budapest: Raoul Wallenberg, the United States, and the Myth of a Plan.” Rebecca Erbelding, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Sponsors: Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, CES, CREES.
Wed, Mar 24, 12-1:20 pm
CREES Noon Lecture. “Resettlement or Return? Shifting IDP Attitudes in Ukraine.” Cynthia Buckley (PhD Sociology ’91), professor of sociology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Sponsor: CREES.
Wed, Mar 31, 12-1:20 pm
CREES Noon Lecture. “Literature in Albania from Communism to the Present.” Lisandri Kola, author, scholar, and translator; Luljeta Lleshanaku, poet, translator, screenwriter; Primo Shllaku, poet, translator, playwright. Sponsor: CREES.
Tue, Apr 6, 4-5 pm
Lecture. “Opposition to Nazi Rule in Experience and Memory.” Mark Roseman, professor of history, Indiana University Bloomington. Sponsors: Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, CES, CREES, Department of History.