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WCEE Winter Events

WCEE Teach-In on Ukraine

Friday, March 11, 2022
9:30 AM-1:00 PM
Faculty and experts will provide information about the war in Ukraine. University of Michigan students and community are invited to join the discussion. The teach-in will be presented as a Zoom meeting, allowing for Q&A following each presentation. Please sign in here:

9:30 Ronald G. Suny, William H. Sewell, Jr. Distinguished University Professor of History and professor of political science, U-M
"Lessons from History: Ukraine and Russia"

10:00 Ambassador Daniel Fried, Weiser Family Distinguished Fellow, Atlantic Council
"Stuck in the Middle: Ukraine and U.S. Diplomacy in Eastern Europe before Putin’s War"

10:30 Yevgenia Albats, Russian journalist, political scientist, author, radio host, and former visiting professor, U-M
"Killing the Messenger: The War in Ukraine and Putin's Repression of Russian Media"

11:00 Yuri Zhukov, associate professor of political science and research associate professor with the Center for Political Studies, U-M
"Russian Military Scenarios and Strategies"

11:30 Brian Porter-Szűcs, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of History, U-M
"A New Refugee Crisis: Poles Respond"

12:00 Jessica Zychowicz (PhD Slavic '15), director of the Fulbright Program in Ukraine and Institute of International Education Kyiv Office
"Academic Leaders in Wartime: The Past and Future of Fulbright Ukraine”

12:30 Mikhail Krutikov, professor and chair of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures (SLL) and Preston R. Tisch professor of Judaic Studies, U-M; Benjamin Paloff, professor of SLL and of comparative literature, and CREES Director, U-M; and Svitlana Rogovyk, Lecturer IV, Slavic language program director and advisor of the minor in Ukrainian language, literature, and culture, U-M

Moderator: Geneviève Zubrzycki, professor of sociology and WCEE Director, U-M

The teach-in will be presented as a Zoom meeting, allowing for Q&A following each presentation. Please sign in here:

If there is anything we can do to make this event accessible to you, please contact us at Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Link:
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Culture, European, History, International, Politics, Public Policy, Russia, Ukraine
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia, Center for European Studies, International Institute, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Copernicus Center for Polish Studies, Department of Political Science, Slavic Languages & Literatures

Videos of programs organized by WCEE affiliates are posted on the CES, CCPS, and CREES websites.

Videos of select events are also available on the University of Michigan's YouTube Channel.