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Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Brownbag: "Visitors from Gorno-Altaisk University in Russia." Participants include the rector of the university, Dr. Yuri Tavakaev, and faculty members Dr. Nikolai Malkov, Dr. Victor Lukyanenko and Ms. Maria Ostanina.
Brownbag: "The Orange, Post-Orange, and Post-Post-Orange Battle Goes on: Ukraine - Summer '07." Alex Tsiovkh, CREES, KU.
Brownbag: "Charles Crane, American Globalist and Foremost Russophile." Norman Saul, History, KU.
Brownbag: "Aga, Ust-Orda and the Republic of Buriatia: The Buriats Across the Borders." Margarita Karnysheva, KU PhD Candidate, History.
Brownbag: "What's in a Story?: Memory, History, and Research Methodologies." Dr. Margaret Paxson, Senior Associate, Kennan Institute.
Lecture: Solovyovo: The Story of Memory in a Russian Village. Dr. Margaret Paxson, Senior Associate, Kennan Institute.
Discussion: Roundtable Discussion with Ukrainian Journalist Faculty.
Kino: Piter FM
Lecture: Escaping Communist Czechoslovakia: Five Friends, 20,000 Enemy Troops, and the Secret That Could Have Changed the Course of the Cold War. Barbara Masin, author of Gauntlet.
Brownbag: "Early Cold War Broadcast Propaganda: RFE and VOA in the 1950s. U.S. Policy and Objectives, and Audience Perception Behind the Iron Curtain." Barbara Masin, author of "Gauntlet."
Brownbag: "Spatial Patterns of Public Concerns and Political Opinion in Azerbaijan." Shannon O'Lear, Geography, KU.
Video Conference: An Update on Ukraine's Constitutional Crisis: The September 30, 2007 Parliamentary Elections. With Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.
Outreach: 2007 International Career Workshop for Area High School Students.
Outreach: River City Reading Festival.
Brownbag: "Soviet Propaganda and Disinformation in the Late Cold War Era." Jeff Moore, Independent Expert.
Outreach: 22nd annual Black Leadership Symposium/Multicultural Information Fair: Empowering Youth: Implementing Diversity.
Kino: Sex Mission
Brownbag: "Boris Pasternak and Doctor Zhivago: Fifty Years Since the Nobel Award." Jerry Mikkelson, CREES, KU.
Brownbag: "Foreign Military Studies Office, Ft. Leavenworth - Background, Mission, and Way Ahead." Major Kevin Thompson, Mr. Rob Kurz and 1LT Chuck Bartles, FMSO, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
Outreach: Kansas Council for the Social Studies 2008 Conference, "KCSS - Preparing Enlightened and Engaged Global Citizens."
Lecture: Solidarity's Secret: The Women Who Defeated Communism in Poland. Shana Penn, visiting scholar at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.
Brownbag: "The Revitalization of Jewish Culture in Post-Communist Poland." Dr. Shana Penn, Visiting Scholar, Center for Jewish Studies, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA.
Outreach: "International Animation Workshop: Teaching World Cultures Through Animated Movies: A Journey from France and Russia to Japan."
Brownbag: "Nuggets from the Archive: A Different Perspective on the July Crisis of 1914." Bruce Menning, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth.
Brownbag: "The Fracturing of Chechen Society." Gisela Erbsloeh, Freelance Radio Journalist, Baden-Baden.
Lecture: Prometheus' Daughter: Women among the Ruins of the North Caucasus. Gisela Erbsloeh, Freelance Radio Journalist, Baden-Baden.
Outreach: "World Language Day" at KC Strawberry Hill Central Elementary School.
Brownbag: Conflict and Armed Forces in Pakistan's Tribal Area. Mr. Tom Wilhelm, Director Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, (REES MA, 1991, KU).
Brownbag: "The Soviet Massacre of Polish POWs in Spring 1940: Motives, Timing, and a Half Century of Lies. Anna Cienciala, Professor Emerita, History, KU.
University Career Fair-Defense Language Institute
Art Exhibit: "El Lissitzky: Futurist Portfolios." Cosponsoring.
(2/2/2008 - 5/18/2008)
Art Exhibit: "Reframing Society: Russian Constructivist Photography." Cosponsoring.
(2/2/2008 - 6/26/2008)
Brownbag: The Role of European Mediators during the Orange Revolution. Steven Pifer, Former Ambassador to Ukraine and Special Assistant to the President and National Security Council Senior Director for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia.
Lecture: Ukraine: Sixteen Years of Independence. Steven Pifer, Former Ambassador to Ukraine and Special Assistant to the President and National Security Council Senior Director for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia.
Outreach: Films at the Spencer Museum of Art: "Victory Over the Sun" and "Man with a Movie Camera." Bill Comer, Introduction.
Brownbag: Modern Social and Political Stereotypes in the Ukrainian Mentality. Anatoliy Khudoliy, Associate Professor, National University of Ostroh Academy, Ukraine.
Outreach: Films at the Spencer Museum of Art: "Aelita, Queen of Mars." Bill Comer, Introduction.
Outreach: IIDSA, Intercultural and Interfaith Student Association Dialog Dinner. Participation.
Brownbag: Varlam Shalamov and the Soviet Gulag. Jerry Mikkelson, REES, KU.
Outreach: The IEPS International Education Forum, "Fostering Connection, Collaboration, and Creative Ideas."
(2/22/2008 - 2/23/2008)
Brownbag: Whats Wrong with this Picture? Analyzing Russia via Blogs. Ray Finch, Assistant Director, CREES, KU.
Brownbag: Russia's Counterterrorism Policy: Variations on an Imperial Theme. Mariya Omelicheva, Pol-Sci, KU.
Slavic Spring Festival
Brownbag: Does Better Environmental Performance Affect Revenues, Costs, or Both? Evidence from a Transition Economy. Dietrich Earnhart, Economics, KU.
Journalism Roundtables: US and Russia
(3/24/2008 - 3/26/2008)
Brownbag: Three Library Tools to Make Life Easier. Geoff Husic, Slavic Library, KU.
Outreach: KUFF Kiks 0ff Reception and Kevin Willmott New Film Screening.
Film Screening" "Harvest Time" by Marina Razbezhkina
Briefing: Intro to Slavic Culture and Values, and Russian Foreign Policy, Russia/Eurasia Orientation Course
Brownbag: Turkmenistan: A Ground-Level Perspective. Matthew Stein, REES MA Candidate, KU.
Lecture by visiting professor, Rimgaila Salys, University of Colorado: "Revisioning the Stalin Era: Marina Razbezhkina's 'Harvest Time'"
Film Screening/Lecture. The film Russian "Pilots" with commentary by visiting historian, Scott Palmer.
Outreach: The Central Association of Russian Teachers of America 2008 Conference. Giving Voice: Discoveries, Methods, Ideas in the Russian Studies Classrooms.
(4/4/2008 - 4/5/2008)
Kino: Burnt by the Sun
Outreach: K-16 Workshop, "Art, Politics, and Revolution: The Russian Avant-Garde and the Struggle for Ideas."
Brownbag: Internationalizing Higher Education in Russia. Andrey Bobylo, Director of the Foreign Affairs Department at Far-Eastern National Technical University, Vladivostok, Russia.
Brownbag: A Kansas Apocalypse. Eve Levin, History, KU.
Eurasian Security Conference: Russian Foreign Policy in the Near Abroad: Bones of Contention and Incentives for Cooperation. Mr. Glen Howard, President, Jamestown Foundation; Vladimir Socor, Senior Fellow of the Jamestown Foundation. Other panelists include: Dr. Jacob Kipp, Deputy Director, School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, KS: Mr. Tom Wilhelm, Director Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS; Mariya Omelicheva, Pol-Sci, KU; Shannon O'Lear, Geography, KU.
Brownbag: The Progressive Communist Community: The Kansas Russian Commune. Norman Saul, History, KU.
Brownbag: Slovakias Gypsies: Centuries of Problems, Few New Solutions. Brett Chloupek, Ph.D. Candidate, Geography. Laird Essay Winner.
Outreach: Presentation: "Implementing Global Education into Curriculum: The Case of Black Russians." Lioubov Guinzbourg, Humanities and Western Civilization, PhD Candidate. Cosponsoring.
K-12 Outreach KU Fall 2008 International Outreach Newsletter, Global Sources.
(8/15/2008 - 8/29/2008)
Yiddish Film Series Tevya
Film Prague 68 Summer of Tanks, the Lost Film of the Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia
CREES Fall 2008 Newsletter
Informal Roundtable Discussion Peace Journalism and Conflict Resolution
Brownbag Russian Military Intelligence, 1914 Dr. Bruce Menning, Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth
Brownbag Presidential Elections and the Future of US-Russian Relations, Jacob Kipp, Deputy Director, School of Advanced Military Studies, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas.
Turkish Film Series Dar Alanda Kisa Paslasmalar Offside
Briefing Intro to Slavic Culture and Values Russian Foreign Policy Caucasus Russian Far East
Brownbag The View from the Street Communist Dictatorship to Democratic Transition? Dr. Ron Francisco, Political Science, KU
A Chain Reaction Nuclear Weapons, Policy and People, with Lt. Gen. Robert Gard USA, ret., chairman of the Center for Arms Control and non-Proliferation, and Dr. Ira Helfand, co-founder of the National Physicians for Social Responsibility
Friday Night at the Kino Master and Margarita, Pt. 1
Brownbag Russian Experimental Astrophysics in the post-Soviet Era, David Besson, Physics, KU.
Yiddish Film Series Yiddle with His Fiddle
Brownbag Born in the USSR Russian Pop Culture in Search of a Post-Soviet Identity, Irina Six, Slavic Languages and Literatures, KU.
Location Sheraton San Diego Hotel and MarinaKC International Trade Council Presents Focus on Eastern Europe, presentations by both Irina Six, KU Lecturer in Slavic Languages and Literatures, and Bart Redford, CIBER Associate DirectorOctober 1, 2008 - University of Kansas Details
Outreach International Career Workshop at the University of Kansas.
Outreach Kansas Council for the Social Studies Conference Fall 2008 Contexts, Perspectives, and Practices. Presenting and Exibiting.
Friday Night at the Kino Master and Margarita, Part 2
Outreach Kansas Art Educators Association Fall 2008 Conference Art A Sign of Life. Presenting.
Brownbag The Historical Precedents Behind the Russian-Georgian Conflict, Major P Ray Hackler, Battle Command Training Program, Fort Leavenworth, KS.
Turkish Film Series Eskiya The Bandit
Interdisciplinary Graduate Research Workshop - City as Interdisciplinary Intertext in Russian Literature, with Sidney Dement
Friday Night at the Kino Master and Margarita, Part 3
Revolution in Film The Battleship Potemkin RussiaDirected by Sergei Eisenstein
Special Event Katyn - A Stalinist Crime The Massacre of Polish Prisoners of War in the USSR, Spring 2940, Anna Cienciala, Emerita Professor of History, KU.
Yiddish Film Series
Brownbag Away From the Office A Fulbright Semester in Prague, Susan Zvacek, Director, Instructional Development and Support, KU
K-12 Outreach. KU 2008 Black Leadership Symposium. Exhibiting.
Palij Lecture Prospects of a New Cold War Over Ukraine, Professor Steven Blank, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA
Brownbag Behind the Iron Curtain The Hidden Events of the Early Soviet Space Program, Karen Ohmes, Geology, KU.
Revolution in Film My Father, the Socialist Kulak Slovenia
Video Bridge US Presidential Elections, KU-School of International Relations, St. Petersburg, Russia
Video Conference with American Consulate in St. Petersburg, Russia
Brownbag Not Just the National Modernity and Identity in the Cities of East Central Europe, Nathan Wood, History, KU.
Outreach K-14 Workshop for Educators Learning to Negotiate the Peace International Trade in the 21st Century.
Brownbag The Bronze Soldier Embodying Conflicts between Estonians and Russian-Speakers in Tallinn. Marie Alice LHeureux, Architecture, KU
Turkish Film Series Sis ve Gece Fog and the Night
Friday Night at the Kino The Lady with the Dog
Brownbag Life Along the Volga, Dr. T. M. Poulsen, Professor Emeritus of Geography, Portland State University, Portland.
Outreach KU Libraries Open House. International Education Week. Cosponsoring.
Brownbag Operation Enduring Freedom Similarities and Contrasts with the Soviet Experience in Afghanistan, Don Wright, Combat Studies Institute, Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, KS
Outreach KCIES Forum Putting the World into World-Class Education. Attending.
Consultation with Junior Faculty Development Program participants
K-12 Outreach KU Spring 2009 International Outreach Newsletter, Global Sources.
(1/15/2009 - 1/27/2009)
University Career Fair--Defense Language Institute
Friday Night at the Kino Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed
Brownbag Reaching Toward Utopia Russian Avante-garde in Art and Literature
Turkish Film Series Tabutta Rovasata Somersault in a Coffin
(1/27/2009 - 2/27/2009)
Outreach The Polish Kitchen with Malgorzata Stamm.
(2/2/2009 - 2/7/2009)
Brownbag Citizen Diplomacy in Russian American Relations, Bob Swan, Independent Consultant, Lawrence, KS
Brownbag Study Abroad in Yaroslavl, Russia Lasting Impressions, Stephanie Smiros, KU Boren NSEP Scholar
International Relations Council presents Dinner with Sergei Kislyak, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the U.S.
Exhibition Changing the World Images of Revolution, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
(2/12/2009 - 3/1/2009)
Yiddish Film Series Mamele Little Mother
Friday Night at the Kino W.R. Mysteries of the Organism Yugoslavia
Slavic Spring Festival
Brownbag A Brief History of Macedonian-Greek Relations. Marko Trosanovski, Visiting Scholar, Macedonia.
Turkish Film nc Sayfa The Third Page
Outreach Revolution Forum What Does Revolution Mean in Our Time? Society, Science, and the Arts. The event is a part of a year-long program devoted to protest and revolution.
Outreach K-16 Workshop Art, Music and Revolution. The event is a part of a year-long program devoted to protest and revolution.
Life and Times in Modern Tajikistan, Dr. Farkhunda Negmatzade, JFDP Scholar from Tajikistan
(3/2/2009 - 3/3/2009)
Brownbag Kaleidoscope Filming Macedonian Cultural Traditions. Sandra Ristovska, Theater and Film
Change in Afghanistan, with Ronald Neumann, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, 2005-2007
Title VI 50th Anniversary Conference. Attending and presenting.
(3/4/2009 - 3/7/2009)
Friday Night at the Kino Urga
Brownbag Elections in Ukraine Assembling the Puzzle. Nazar Boyko, Visiting Scholar, Lviv Regional Institute of Public Administration.
Visiting Lecture Plecnik in Prague Religion and Modern Art in Central Europe, 1910-1935 Bruce Berglund, History, Calvin College
Visiting Lecture Plecnik in Prague Religion and Modern Art in Central Europe, 1910-1935 Bruce Berglund, History, Calvin College
Brownbag Religious Czechs and Secular Poles? Revisiting the Religious History of 20th-century East Central Europe, Bruce Berglund, History, Calvin College.
War and Love in the Former Yugoslavia Film Series Witnesses Croatia
Yiddish Film Series Amerikaner Shadkhen American Matchmaker
CREES Spring 2009 Newsletter.
Brownbag The British Guarantee to Poland of March, 1939, Did it Make WW2 Inevitable? Anna Cienciala, Professor Emerita, History
Turkish Film ?klimler Climates
War and Love in the Former Yugoslavia Film Series Before the Rain Macedonia
2009 CIBER Business Language Conference Navigating the World of Business through Language and Culture. Participant.
(4/3/2009 - 4/4/2009)
Brownbag The Political Prisoner in the Twentieth-Century World Padraic Kenney, History, Indiana University
Visiting Lecture Transition or Revolution in 1989? Padraic Kenney, History, Indianan University
War and Love in the Former Yugoslavia Loving Glances Serbia
Brownbag Educated Society and Domestic Violence in Nicholas Is Russia. Curt Richardson, History, NW Missouri State.
K-12 Outreach Olathe East High Scholl. Visit and Presentation.
Visiting Lecture Darwins Shadow in Tolstoys Apiary The Biology of War and Peace, Thomas Newlin, Russian, Oberlin College.
Outreach Revolution Forum Changing the World Revolutionary Thinking about the Environment. The event is a part of a year-long program devoted to protest and revolution.
Friday Night at the Kino Mongol
Brownbag Between Commitment and Pragmatism Human Rights in Georgias Politics and Foreign Policy. Mariya Omelicheva, Political Science, KU.
Outreach International Outreach Assessments and Evaluations the Title VI and the CIBER Business Language 2009 Conferences Outcome. Professional Development Meeting.
Park Universitys Celebration of Russian Culture
Brownbag Russia and the American Civil War. Norman Saul, History, KU
Socio-linguistic Changes in Poland Against a Western European and Slavic Background, Marek Lazinski, University of Warsaw
Turkish Film Series Kabadayi The Tough Guy
War and Love in Yugoslavia Film Series Roosters Breakfast
In the Russians Steppes Agriculture and Agricultural Sciences on the Great Plains, 1870s-1930s, by David Moon, Department of History, Durham University, UK
Brownbag Laird Essay Contest Winner. Implications of East European Sex Tourism in a Neocolonial Context, Laura Dean, Political Science PhD Candidate
(5/5/2009 - 5/6/2009)
K-12 Outreach Shawnee Mission South High School Visit.
Video Teleconference between KU and Tbilisi, Georgia, for Journalism Students
Dateline Georgia A Panel Discussion with First Deputy Minister of Defense of Georgia, Colonel Vladimer Chachibaia, Shannon OLear Associate Professor, Geography and Mariya Omelicheva Assistant Professor, Political Science
University of Kansas Reception for Graduating International Students.
RAISA Panel Discussion with University of St. Petersburg
K-12 Outreach KU Fall 2009 International Outreach Newsletter, Global Sources.
REES M.A. and FLAS Orientation
Brownbag Lecture Poland and the Outbreak of World War II Could War Have Been Avoided? Anna Cienciala, History, KU.
Public lecture Faberge and other 19th-century Russian Jewelry and Art Objects. Robert Hiller, Staatlichen Hochschle fr Musik in Stuttgart.
Brownbag Kazakhstan on the Verge of the 2010 OSCE Chairmanship Observations from the Field. Cristin Burke, Geography, KU.
Friday Night at the Kino Duvara Karsi Head On
Outreach CREES Fall 2009 Newsletter
Brownbag Lecture UN Observer Mission in Georgia, 2008. Major Scott McIntosh.
Friday Night at the Kino I Served the King of England
Brownbag Lecture The Russian Civil War and the Creation of the USSR. Ron Francisco, Political Science, KU.
K-12 Outreach Global Sources, KU International Outreach Newsletter, Fall 2009.
Outreach Fall Mixer
Brownbag Lecture Defending the Periphery Tsarist Management of Buddhism. Helen Hundley, History, Wichita State University.
Friday Night at the Kino The Lives of Others
Brownbag Lecture Aging and Community Development in Eastern Europe. Laszlo Kulcsar, Sociology, Kansas State University.
Exhibit Imagining Central Europe. Exhibit of the Central European holdings of the Spencer Museum of Art, Teaching Gallery Central European rare books, Spencer Research Library.
(10/12/2009 - 11/8/2009)
Public Lecture Lessons from the Demise of Communism and the Crisis of Capitalism. Svetozar Stojanovic, University of Belgrade.
Brownbag Lecture Strategy, Operational Art and Stalin The Srechin Connection. Jacob Kipp, History, KU.
Friday Night at the Kino G.O.R.A.
Conference Central Europe 1989 Lessons and Legacies. KU
(10/16/2009 - 10/18/2009)
Exhibit Central European Science Fiction, Watson Library, KU.
(10/16/2009 - 11/8/2009)
Staged Reading Rossums Universal Robots written by Karel Capek.
Book Talk Izabela Filipiak, University of Gdansk, Poland.
Brownbag Lecture Guiding Believers Clerical Responses to Popular Orthodoxy in Contemporary Russia. Stella Rock, History, University of Sussex
Brownbag Lecture America as Seen by Russian Writers. Gerald Mikkelson, REES, KU.
Friday Night at the Kino Man of Marble
Workshop Corporate Environmental Sustainability Around the Globe. Dietrich Earnhart, Director of the Center for Environmental Policy and Professor of Economics, KU.
Public Lecture Poles and Russians A Love Story from World War I. Robert Blobaum, History, West Virginia University.
Brownbag Lecture Polish-Jewish Relations in Warsaw during the First World War. Robert Blobaum, History, West Virginia University.
Friday Night at the Kino Kolya
K-12 Outreach. Teacher Workshop. Reimagining Central Europe Transition and Identity.
Public Speech Slovak Ambassador, Peter Burian.
Staged Reading Rossums Universal Robots, written by Karel Capek.
Brownbag Lecture Campaigns Against Human Trafficking in Contemporary Russia and Ukraine. Nadia Shapkina, Sociology, Kansas State University
Brownbag Lecture Communication for Development Impacting Health, Business and Policy in Uzbekistan. Rustam Hydarov, Muskie Fellow, Kansas State University.
Friday Night at the Kino Gule Gule Goodbye
Friday Night at the Kino Blind Loves
Brownbag Lecture Whats at Stake with Upcoming Ukrainian Elections. Alex Tsiovkh, CREES, KU.
Brownbag Lecture Al-Farabi Kazakh National University Now Training Serious Economists Instead of the Cheerleaders Produced by Orthodox Schools on Both Sides of the Ideological Divide. Mohammed El-Hodiri, Economics, KU.
Outreach Cultural Event on Central and Eastern Europe. Jon Giullian, Slavic and Eurasian Studies Librarian and Mugar Geana, Strategic Communications, Journalism, KU.
Outreach CREES Holiday Party.
Documentary Screening of Kaleidoscope, a documentary by KU student, Sandra Ristovska.
CREES Stop Day Meeting
REES M.A. and FLAS Orientation
Brunch with Sasha Cooke, Mezzo-Soprano Opera Singer.
Concert Sasha Cooke, Mezzo-Soprano, KU Lied Center for the Performing Arts.
Brownbag Lecture Roundtable on Elections in Ukraine. Erik Herron, Political Science, KU Alex Tsiovkh, CREES, KU and Maksym Palamarenko, Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine.
Friday Night at the Kino Issiz Adam Alone
Art Exhibit Conversation VII Utopia/Dystopia? Spencer Museum of Art
(1/30/2010 - 5/23/2010)
Brownbag Lecture Learning Russian Other in Practice The U.S. Philanthropy Mission in Early Soviet Russia as Cross-Cultural and Social Experience 1921-1923. Yulia Khmelevskaya, Fulbright-Kennan Institute Research Scholar.
Classroom Visit Bettina Kaiback, English and Slavic departments, University of Heidelberg.
Public Lecture Life With a Red and a Yellow Star Jiri Weil and the Totalitarian Regimes of the 20th Century. Bettina Kaibach, English Department and Slavic Department, University of Heidelberg.
Classroom Visit Urs Heftrich, Professor and Chair of Slavic Literatures, University of Heidelberg.
Public Lecture Facing Two Faces of Totalitarianism The Poetry of Vladimir Holan and His Contemporaries, 1938-1954. Urs Heftrich, Professor and Chair of Slavic Literatures, University of Heidelberg.
Outreach CLAS Acts International Trivia Challenge
Roundtable The Turkish/Armenian Border Challenges and Implications of Change. Presenters include Officers from the Command and General Staff College and Foreign Military Studies Office in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas the Kansas National Guard and KU Professors.
Brownbag Lecture Know Your Library New Tools You Can Use LibGuides, Credo Reference, and MECAS Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies database. Jon Giullian and Geoff Husic, Librarians for Slavic and Eurasian Studies, KU.
Outreach Maslenitsa Celebration
Brownbag Lecture The Aeroplane for Everyone Popularizing Aviation in the Polish Lands Before the Great War. Nathan Wood, History, KU.
Gallery Talk Conversation VII Utopia/Dystopia. Olena Chervonik, Spencer Museum of Art Intern.
Friday Night at the Kino Victory Over the Sun
Brownbag Lecture Do Two Lives Weigh the Same? Translation and Construction of the Talmud from the Brisker Rav to Mishneh Torah. Sergey Dolgopolskii, Religious Studies, KU.
Friday Night at the Kino Devrim Arabalari Cars of the Revolution
K-12 Outreach Global Sources, KU International Outreach Newsletter, Spring 2010
Brownbag Lecture Akhmatovas Letters to Stalin. Nonna Tarkhova, Saratov State University.
Conference 2010 Central State Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Minneapolis, MN.
(3/5/2010 - 3/7/2010)
Friday Night at the Kino Circus
Art Display Stalin-Era Photography. Spencer Museum of Art
(3/9/2010 - 3/28/2010)
Brownbag Lecture Milosevics Role in Spreading Serbian Nationalist Mobilization in 1988. Cody Brown, Political Science, PhD Candidate.
K-14 Outreach. International Outreach Newsletter Global Sources.
(3/20/2010 - 6/20/2010)
Brownbag Lecture The Changing Political Geography of Serbia as Seen on its Stamps and Postal History. Thomas Poulsen, Professor Emeritus, Portland State University.
Friday Night at the Kino Pandoranin Kutusu Pandoras Box
Concert Tuvan Throat Singing, Alash Ensemble
Conference Central Association of Russian Teachers of America CARTA Conference. Kansas City, Missouri.
(3/26/2010 - 3/28/2010)
Workshop CARTA Pre-Conference Workshop, From Text to Talk Approaches to Reading in the Russian Language Classroom. William Comer, Slavic Languages and Literatures, KU.
It Starts with Art Faberge Eggs, a Creative Workshop for children, ages 5-14. Spencer Museum of Art, KU.
Public Lecture Charles Crane and the Slavic Lectureship at the University of Chicago 1900 - 1905. Pavel Tribunsky, Dean, History, Ryazan College of Fine Arts.
Brownbag Lecture Sporting Allegiances in Socialist Yugoslavia. Shay Wood, History, PhD Candidate.
Book Talk Joseph Bradley History, University of Tulsa discusses his book, Voluntary Associations in Tsarist Russia Science, patriotism and Civil Society.
Friday Night at the Kino Taras Bulba
Brownbag Lecture Dmitry Volkogonov Russian Patriot or Traitor? Major Raymond Finch, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth.
Friday Night at the Kino Urga Close to Eden
Public Lecture Legitimating Authoritarian Regimes The Dynamics of Popular Support During Russias Authoritarian Slide. Bill Mishler, Political Science, University of Arizona.
Norman E. Saul Lecture The Power of Names Religious Mysticism and Mathematical Creativity. Loren Graham, Professor Emeritus, History of Science, MIT.
Brownbag Lecture Russias Dilemma Natural Resources State or High-Tech Player? Loren Graham, Professor Emeritus, History of Science, MIT.
Friday Night at the Kino Pod Njenim Oknom Beneath Her Window
Kansas City Film Festival Hipsters. Russian film
K-12 Outreach. Teacher Workshop Teaching the Silk Road Past, Present and Future of the Global Market.
Public Lecture Genocide and Gender Public Terror, Jewish Resistance and the Hidden Struggle for Survival during the Nazi Genocide in Bielorussia, 1941-1944. Anika Walke, 2009-2010 Miles Lerman Center for the Study of Jewish Resistance Research Fellow, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Brownbag Lecture Understanding the Dynamics of Assimilation and Diversity in Nation-Building A Case from Southeastern Turkey. Elif Andac, Sociology, KU.
Conference Culture and Security in Central Asia. Dole Institute of Politics, KU.
Brownbag Lecture Russian-Belarussian Military Integration and U.S.- Belarus Relations. Lt. Colonel John R. Pilloni, Directorate of Joint and Multinational Operations, Fort Leavenworth.
Friday Night at the Kino A.R.O.G.
Friday Night at the Kino Vanished Empire
Brownbag Lecture Comrades in Crime The Rise of the Balkan Mafia in the Former Yugoslavia. Cody Brown, Professor Roy Laird Essay Contest Winner and PhD Candidate in Political Science, KU.
CREES Stop Day Meeting
Recognition Ceremony for Graduating International Students
7th Biennial Slavic Librarians Summit on Cooperation, University of Kansas.
(5/20/2010 - 5/21/2010)
Workshop Designing Tasks for Content and Language Learning Goals and Standards in Teaching Russian.
(6/6/2010 - 6/9/2010)
UN Millennium Goals and Sustainable Development. Engineers without Borders, Kansas City Chapter.
Outreach Ethnic Enrichment Festival, Kansas City
(8/21/2010 - 8/22/2010)
REES Undergrad, M.A. and FLAS Orientation
CREES 50th Anniversary Celebration Welcome Dinner, Seymour Gallery, Lied Center for the Performing Arts.
CREES 50th Anniversary Concert Eastern Echoes An Evening of East European Sacred Music, Bales Concert Hall, Lied Center for the Performing Arts.
CREES 50th Anniversary Cookout/Mixer
CREES Conference 50 Years of Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies in the American Heartland, University of Kansas.
Brownbag Lecture Whats New at the Library, Jon Giullian, KU Slavic and Eurasian Studies Librarian.
Brownbag Lecture Surviving Kit. Making Art from Censorship to Market, Dan and Lia Perjovschi.
Book Talk Becoming Metropolitan Urban Selfhood and the Making of the Modern Cracow, Professor Nathaniel Wood, History, KU.
Brownbag Lecture Panel on Study Abroad, John Biersack and Brett Chloupek Geography, Laura Dean Political Science, Godfrey Riddle Architecture, Colby Smith International Studies.
Friday Night at the Kino Tsar
Brownbag Lecture Aleuts and the Russian Colonization of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands in the 19th Century, Michael Crawford, Anthropology, KU.
Tuesday Turkish Film Series Dondurmam Gaymak Ice Cream, I Scream
Brownbag Lecture Womens Discourse Online Complaints about Family Life and the Negotiation of Face, Renee Perelmutter, Slavic Languages and Literatures, KU.
CREES Fall 2010 Newsletter
Friday Night at the Kino Stilyagi Hipsters
Public Lecture From Sputnik to Mars, Alexander Martynov, Head of Foreign Relations Department, Administration of Korolev.
Brownbag Lecture Russias Indigenous Tradition of Democracy, Eve Levin, History, KU.
Book Talk The Empires New Clothes A History of the Russian Fashion Industry, 1700-1917, Christine Ruane, University of Tulsa.
Brownbag Lecture Roundtable on Kyrgyzstan, Mariya Omelicheva, Political Science Matthew Stein and Thomas Wilhelm, Foreign Military Studies Office.
Brownbag Lecture Backwardness and Rushing Forward Aviation and Automobilism in the Polish Lands before the Great War, Nathan Wood, History, KU.
Tuesday Turkish Film Series Gunesi Gordum I Saw the Sun
Romanian Film Videograms of a Revolution
Brownbag Lecture Identity in Southern Russia, Austen Thelen, Geography, KU.
Romanian Film Death of Mr. Lazarescu
Palij Lecture The Politics of Innocence Soviet and Post-Soviet Animation on Folklore Topics, Natalie Kononenko, University of Alberta.
Brownbag Lecture Involving the Community in Research Crowd-Sourcing Audiofiles, Natalie Kononenko, University of Alberta.
Brownbag/Book Talk Counterterrorism Policies in Central Asia, Mariya Omelicheva, Political Science, KU.
Romanian Film 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days
Friday Night at the Kino Europa, Europa
Lecture Economic Development of Post-Orange Ukraine, Dr. Nazar Kholod, Political Economist.
Farsi/Tajik at KU A Friendly Discussion with the Faculty, Razi Ahmad, Farsi/Tajik instructor and Jeff Husic, Librarian for Slavic and Eurasian Studies.
Brownbag Lecture Corporate Environmental Management Practices and Performance in the Czech Republic, Dietrich Earnhart, Economics, KU.
Brownbag: "Corporate Environmental Management Practices and Performance in the Czech Republic
Tuesday Turkish Film Series Hayat Var My Only Sunshine, There is Life
Turkish Film: "Hayat Var (My Only Sunshine, There is Life)"
Romanian Film Police Adjective
Romanian Film: "Police, Adjective"
Brownbag Lecture Russian Military Doctrine Past, Present, and Future, Jake Kipp, CREES, KU.
Brownbag: "Russian Military Doctrine: Past, Present, and Future"
Lecture Orthodoxy and Modernization in the Late Imperial Russian Womens Culture, Christine Worobec, Professor of History, Northern Illinois University.
Brownbag Lecture The Line, the Which, and the War-Trope Language as a Determinant of Ethnicity in Southeastern Europe, Marc Greenberg, Slavic Languages and Literatures, KU.
Brownbag: "The Line, the Which, and the War-Trope: Language as a Determinant of Ethnicity in South-Eastern Europe"
Friday Night at the Kino Slovenka
Friday Night at the Kino: "Slovenka"
Outreach CREES Holiday Party
CREES Stop Day Meeting
Friday Night at the Kino No One Knows about the Persian Cats
Outreach Defense Language Institute Career Fair
REES Undergrad, M.A. and FLAS Orientation
Friday Night at the Kino Kajmak in Marmeleda
Brownbag Lecture The New Germany in Todays World Strategies, Policies, and Great Power Relations, Manfred Stinnes, Lecturer in International Relations, Humboldt University
Tuesday Turkish Film Series Hazan Mevsimi Bir Panayir Hikayesi
Brownbag Lecture Stanford U.S. Russia forum, Bethany Owens, REES and Josh Dean, Economics and International Relations.
Brownbag Lecture Roma in Eastern Europe, Julie Denesha, Photojournalist.
Friday Night at the Kino Okno v Parizh
Backus Lecture From Disbelief to Denial Western Responses to Soviet Communist Crimes, Daruisz Tolczyk, Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Virginia.
Brownbag Lecture The Uses of Ignorance The Gulag under Western Eyes, Dariusz Tolczyk, Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Virginia.
Tuesday Turkish Film Series Mommo Kiz Kardesim The Bogeyman
Lecture and QandA Current Events in Belarus, Dr. Maria Paula Survilla Associate Professor of Music, Wartburg College Executive Director of the Center for Belarusian Studies, Ambassador David Swartz U.S. Ambassador to Belarus, 1992-1994, and Aliksandr Paharely Visiting Scholar, Southwestern University.
Brownbag Lecture Whose Place Is This? Art, Territory and Civic Dialogue in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Rebecca Blocksome, Spencer Museum of Art.
CREES Spring Festival
Brownbag Lecture Media in Russia, Nathan Pettingill Lawrence Magazine, Sue Novak School of Journalism, KU, and Tom Volek School of Journalism, KU.
Friday Night at the Kino Mimino
Public Lecture Open Access and the Modern University The Ukraine Experience, Tetiana Yaroshenko, Executive Director at ELibUkr Project, University Librarian at National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy.
Brownbag Lecture Trends in Post-Soviet Librarianship and Librarianship in Ukraine, Tetiana Yaroshenko, Executive Director at ELibUkr Project, University Librarian at National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy.
Public Lecture Meeting Andrei Tarkovsky, Dmitry Trakovsky, Film Director and Documentarian.
Brownbag Lecture Emerging Identity-scapes in Southern Kazakhstan Contours of Interethnic Attitudes Among Youth, Reuel Hanks, Geography, Oklahoma State University.
Tuesday Turkish Film Series Hicbir Yerde In Nowhere Land, 2002
Public Lecture Nabokov as Psychologist, Brian Boyd, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Annual KU-Fort Leavenworth Security Conference Migration, Shadow Economies, and Security Problems on the Worlds Borders.
CREES Spring 2011 Newsletter
Brownbag Lecture Technology and Culture in Early Modern Europe The Challenge of Change in the Russian Context, Scott Palmer, History, Western Illinois University.
Public Lecture An Introduction to Russian Folk Music, Variety of Genres and Instrumentations, Ekaterina Gotsdiner, Organist.
Public Lecture William Faulkner and Russia, Mikhail Kuraev, author.
VII Mikael Tariverdiev International Organ Competition, North American Round
(4/7/2011 - 4/9/2011)
REES Professionalization Workshop
(4/8/2011 - 4/9/2011)
Teachers Workshop Kansas Business and the World
Brownbag Lecture Theatrical Performance and Survival at Auschwitz-Birkenau, Rebecca Rovit, Department of Theater, KU.
Alash Ensemble with Sean Quirk REES 220
Lawrence Arts Center Public Performance Alash Ensemble and 940 Dance Company
Outreach Alash Ensemble with Sean Quirk Luncheon
Lawrence Arts Center and Lawrence Public Schools Concert Alash Ensemble
Lawrence Arts Center Public Concert Alash Ensemble, Throat Singers from Tuva
Symposium on Indigenous Peoples of Siberia
International Studies K-14 Teachers Workshop Music, the Arts and Migration
Brownbag Lecture Persian Renaissance and the Case of Formation of Tajik National Identity, Razi Ahmad, Center for Global and International Studies, KU.
Tuesday Turkish Film Series Istanbul Hatirasi Kopruyu u Gecmek Crossing the Bridge The Sound of Istanbul, 2004
Public Lecture and Performance Beyond Borders, the Life and Legacy of Rumi
Public Lecture Lost Modernism, Sarhat Petrossian
Brownbag Lecture Katyn in Recent Polish-Russian Relations The Thorny Path to Reconciliation, Anna Cienciala, History, KU.
Book Talk Russia on the Edge Imagined Geographies and Post-Soviet Identity, Edith Clowes, REES and Slavic Languages and Literatures, KU.
Brownbag Lecture FMSO Research Assistant Presentations of Research, Ruoxi Du REES and Nathan Pickett REES.
Friday Night at the Kino The Birch Grove
Brownbag Lecture Laird Essay Competition Winner, Austin Charron, Dept of Geography, KU.
Oral Proficiency Interview Assessment Workshop
(5/25/2011 - 5/28/2011)
Wyandotte County Back To School Fair
CREES Fall 2011 Newsletter
REES Undergraduate, MA and FLAS Orientation
Teaching Gallery Exhibit Identity and Community in the Contemporary World
(8/23/2011 - 9/4/2011)
International Studies Conference Identity and Community After the Cold War Era
(8/25/2011 - 8/27/2011)
Special Film Viewing My Perestroika, with QandA by director Robin Hessman
International Conference Dinner for Presenters Identity and Community
Brownbag Lecture Democracy, Ten Years Later Politics and Identity of Minorities in Serbia, Slavisa Rakovic Ljubljana Graduate School for the Humanities
Dole Institute of Politics Roundtable The Fall of the Soviet Union Two Decades Later, with Professors Norman Saul, Shannon OLear, and Mariya Omelicheva.
Brownbag Lecture Whats New at the Library, Jon Giullian Library, KU
CREES Fall Mixer and Potluck
Brownbag Lecture Russias Transition to a Market Economy Birth of a Commercial Legal Framework, Holly Nielsen Baring Vostok Capital Partners
Turkish Film Series Osmanli Cumhuriyeti Ottoman Republic
Award Ceremony Viktor Yushchenko Former President of Ukraine, leader of the Orange Revolution
Dinner with Viktor Yushchenko, former President of Ukraine
Luncheon with Viktor Yushchenko, Former President of Ukraine
Brownbag Lecture Archaeological Survey in Eastern Serbia 2011 International Collaboration, Preliminary Results and Perspectives, Ivana Radovanovic Anthropology, KU
Backus Memorial Lecture Bloodlands Europe Between Hitler and Stalin, Timothy Snyder History, Yale
Friday Night at the Kino Korowod Twist of Fate
Lawrence Festival of Cultures
Brownbag Lecture Student Panel on Study Abroad, REES and REES-Area KU Students
University of Kansas Majors Fair
Cordley Elementary School Culture Club Meeting 1
CREES Crossroads Webzine, Fall 2011 launch
Brownbag Lecture Democratization, Comparing the Models of Democracy Promoted by the EU, US, and Central Asian States, Mariya Omelicheva Political Science, KU
Palij Lecture Genocide Revealed, Screening and talk by Filmmaker Yurij Luhovy
Cordley Elementary School Culture Club meeting 2
Cordley Elementary School Culture Club meeting 3
Turkish Film Series Tunnel to a Lost World
Brownbag Lecture The Ink Is Freezing Russian Science Societies and the Bolshevik Regime, 1917-1921, Joseph Bradley History, KU
Cordley Elementary School Culture Club meeting 4
Friday Night at the Kino Ninth Company
Film Orange Revolution
Jerkovich Lecture Ethnic Identity and Community in the Post-Conflict Balkans Flashpoint Kosovo, Alex Grigorev President, Council for Inclusive Governance, International Peace and Conflict Resolution, Arcadia University
Luncheon President and Founder of the Council for Inclusive Governance, Alex Grigorev
Brownbag Lecture Democratization, State Building, and Minorities Multiethnic States of Southeast Europe, Alex Grigorev President, Council for Inclusive Governance, International Peace and Conflict Resolution, Arcadia University
Cordley Elementary School Culture Club meeting 5
Book Talk Environmental Politics Scale and Power, Shannon OLear Geography, KU
Brownbag Lecture Tsar Dmitry and Russia-NATO Relations, Raymond Finch Foreign Military Studies Office, KU
Cordley Elementary School Culture Club meeting 6
Education Career Fair
Public Lecture Memorialization of the Holocaust in Postwar Yugoslavia, Emil Kerenjii University of South Carolina
Friday Night at the Kino Na Putu On the Path
Brownbag Lecture Who Tells You How to Do Things with Words?- Slavs, Their Performatives and Germans, Stephen Dickey Slavic Languages and Literatures, KU
Cordley Elementary School Culture Club meeting 7
Friday Night at the Kino Those Three
Brownbag Lecture Feminism in Russia Two Centuries of History, Natalia Pushkareva Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences
Cordley Elementary School Culture Club meeting 8
43rd ASEEES Annual Convention
(11/17/2011 - 11/20/2011)
Roundtable Discussion The European Debt Crisis
Turkish Film Series Yengec Sepeti
Brownbag Lecture Polands Last Communist Generation Lost or Found in the Transition? Svetlana Vassileva-Karagyozova Slavic Languages and Literatures, KU
Public Lecture The Future of the Post-Soviet Region, Arzu Geybullayeva
Brownbag Lecture FMSO Fellowship Research Results, FMSO Fellow Sandra King-Savic REES
Cordley Elementary School Culture Club meeting 9
Friday Night at the Kino Hit Poletja
Brownbag Lecture Grandfather Frost The Evolution of a Russian Cultural Icon, Irina Six Slavic Languages and Literatures, KU
CREES Holiday Party
(12/6/2011 - 12/6/2012)
Turkeys Foreign Policy and Principles A Conversation with Consul General Fatih Yildiz of Turkey
CREES Crossroads Webzine release 2
Brownbag Lecture REES Undergraduate, Masters and FLAS Orientation.
Brownbag Lecture Russia at a Crossroads, October 2011-January 2012 The Capitals and the Provinces, Gerald Mikkelson REES
CREES Spring 2012 Newsletter
Friday Night at the Kino Besa Solemn Promise
Brownbag Lecture Introducting the Stalin Digital Archive and News and Country Profiles, Jon Giullian Library
Kansas City International Trade Council Panel, Doing Business in Central and Eastern Europe
Brownbag Lecture Woland and Little Demons and the Failure of US-Russian Negotiations toward Global Zero, Jacob Kipp REES and History
Book Talk Colloquial Slovene, Marta Pirnat-Greenberg Slavic Languages and Literatures
Teacher Webinar The Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905
Brownbag Lecture The Military Reforms of Russian Defense Minister Anatoli Serdyukov Charles Bartles Foreign Military Studies Office
Gallery Talk Socialist Imagery USSR/US 1935, Professor Marie-Alice LHeureux
Turkish Film Series Bizim Byk aresizligimiz Our Grand Despair, 2011
Friday Night at the Kino Bitter Taste of Freedom
Brownbag Lecture What Worries Czech Rivers Cynthia Annett Research Professor, KSU and Helena Kralova Civil Engineering, Brno University of Technology
Open World Delegation Serbia and Higher Education
Academic Conference Call Russias Upcoming Election with Stephen Sestanovic, Conference on Foreign Relations
CREES Spring Festival
K-14 Teacher Workshop World Heritage Sites through Time
Brownbag Lecture From Arab Spring to the Russian Evolution Technological Impacts on Protest and Censorship Practices in Post-Soviet Russia, Patrick Callen FMSO Fellow
Brownbag Lecture Just a Luxury Item? The Problem of Popularizing Bicycles and Automobiles in Poland before WWII, Nathan Wood History
Friday Night at the Kino Sennosc Drowsiness
Brownbag Lecture Russia Presidential Elections Round Table. Speakers Prof. Mariya Omelicheva and Prof. Alex Tsiovkh
Luncheon Kansas National Guard
Turkish Film Kosmos Cosmos
Brownbag Lecture Modeling National Identity The Ukrainian Perspectives, Alexandra Novitchkova Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine
Brownbag Lecture Scapegoat Country Leningrad during the Stalinist Terror Lesley Rimmel School of International Studies, Oklahome State University
Brownbag Lecture Truth and Fiction on Prewar German Foreign Policy German POW statements recorded by Soviet investigators in WWII in Tainy Tretiego Reikka, Anna Cienciala Emerita History
Friday Night at the Kino Pokolenie P Generation P
Brownbag Lecture Ferghana Valley in Imperial Times, Yulia Uryadova History, University of Arkansas
Turkish Film Mutluluk Bliss
Friday Night at the Kino Piran-Pirano
Conference Environmental Security Academic and Military Perspectives,
(4/23/2012 - 4/24/2012)
Brownbag Lecture Russia looking North From the Kremlins Policy to Arctic Mythology, Marlene Laruelle Senior Research Fellow with the Central Asia and Caucasus Institute and Silk Road Studies Program, Johns Hopkins University
Annual KU-Fort Leavenworth Security Conference Afghanistan 2014 Impacts on Global Security,
Documentary Film Viewing Black and White
Brownbag Lecture Laird Essay Competition Winner, Ruoxi Du
Stop Day Meeting
Reception for Graduating REES Minors, Co-BAs and MAs
Slavic Librarian Summit
(5/16/2012 - 5/18/2012)
Slavic Librarian Summit Opening Reception
Lecture to K-12 Teachers selected for KC WW1 Museums Summer Fellowships Turkey and the Great War
CESS Regional Conference
(7/20/2012 - 7/21/2012)
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