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Wayne S. Vucinich

CREEES introduces a new visiting fellowship,
the Wayne Vucinich Visiting Scholar Fellowship, for a qualified academic to spend Spring Quarter here on the Farm. Applications are due November 1.

CREEES 2012 grads

Congratulations to the CREEES MA class of 2012: Noorie Bajaj, Maya Rostowska, Madina Tugizova,
and Zach Witlin.


Uzbek man

This year's Central Asian Film Series showcased Soviet-era shorts in winter, and now turns to Independence-era shorts for the spring.


McFaul and Obama

CREEES is proud to present
The Post-Soviet Post
, a new weekly online magazine bringing observation and expert analysis on Eurasia from voices within the region



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Stanford Community Events
Open to faculty, students, affiliates, and by invitation only

Mon., 10/1 at 4:00 pm:
CREEES Fall Reception
Encina West Lawn
RSVP encouraged by 9/24

CREEES Public Events

Fri., 10/5 at 12:00 pm:
CREEES Seminar
"Anatomy of the Unsaid: Along the Taboo Lines of Female Participation in the Ukrainian Nationalist Underground"
Olena Petrenko, Research Fellow, Ruhr University Bochum
Encina Hall West, room 208
RSVP encouraged by 10/2
Co-sponsored by the Clayman Institute for Gender Research

Thu., 10/11 at 4:15 pm:
CREEES Seminar
"Jews and Ukrainians in Russia's Literary Borderlands: From the Shtetl Fair to the Petersburg Bookshop"
Amelia Glaser, Assoc. Prof. of Literature, UC San Diego
Encina Hall West, room 208
RSVP encouraged by 10/8
Co-sponsored by Taube Center for Jewish Studies, Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures

Fri., 10/19 at 12:00 pm:
CREEES Seminar
"The Fog of Boredom: Downward Mobility and Social Suffering in Post-Communist Bucharest, Romania"
Bruce O'Neill, PhD Candidate, Dept. of Anthropology, Stanford
Encina Hall West, room 208
RSVP encouraged by 10/16

Fri., 11/2 at 12:00 pm:
CREEES Seminar
"Crime and Punishment in Early Modern Russia"
Nancy Kollmann,
William H. Bonsall Prof. of History, Stanford
Encina Hall West, room 208
RSVP encouraged by 10/30

Wed., 11/14 at 12:00 pm:
CREEES Seminar
"What Jewish Emigration from Communist Poland Tells us about Polish Jews and the Communist Regime"
Dariusz Stola,
Professor, Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences
Encina Hall West, room 208
RSVP encouraged by 11/9

Wed., 11/28 at 12:00 pm:
CREEES Seminar
"When I Served the Post as a Coachman: The Space of Obligation and the Cultural History of Russia's Enlightenment"
John Randolph, Assoc. Prof. of History, Univ. of Illinois
Encina Hall West, room 208
RSVP encouraged by 11/23

Co-sponsored events

Tue., 10/30 at 3:30 pm:
Islamic Studies Roundtable
"Democratization and Freedom of Speech: A Focus on Turkey, the Arab World, and Ukraine"
Nuray Mert (FSI-Humanities Center International Visitor),
Lina Khatib (Stanford), and
Lucan Way (University of Toronto)
Encina Hall East, 2nd floor, Reuben Hills Room
Co-sponsored by CDDRL, the Europe Center, the Stanford Humanities Center, and the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies

Tue., 11/13 at 6:00 pm:
Koc-Stanford Annual Lecture
"The Triumph of Conservative Globalism:
The Political Economy of the AKP Era"

Ziya Onis, Prof. of International Relations, Koc University, Turkey
Venue TBA
Co-sponsored by the Mediterranean Studies Forum

Thu., 11/15 at 3:30 pm:
Med Studies lecture
"Turkey and the Arab Spring: Between Ethics and Self-Interest"
Ziya Onis, Prof. of International Relations, Koc University, Turkey
Venue TBA
Co-sponsored by the Mediterranean Studies Forum and CDDRL

Wed., 2/27 at 6:00 pm:
Buddhist Studies lecture
"Buddhism Post-Soviet Union"
Venerable Telo Tulku Rinpoche
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center
Co-sponsored by the Ho Center for Buddhist Studies