Spring 2020 – Select Courses in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies

Summer Research Laboratory Application Now Open!
REEEC is now accepting applications from regional specialists (including advanced graduate students, faculty, independent scholars, and library science or other professionals with appropriate qualifications) to conduct research concerning all aspects of Russian, eastern European, and Eurasian studies in conjunction with the Summer Research Laboratory (June 15 – August 9, 2020). Click the link above to apply. Application deadline: February 10, 2020.

FLAS Fellowships

Summer 2020 & Academic Year 2020-2021 Fellowships

  • Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies
  • Center for Global Studies
  • European Union Center
  • Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center

Summer Amounts

  • Graduate and Undergraduate: Up to $5000 towards Tuition/Fees; $2500 Stipend

Academic Year Amounts

  • Graduate: Up to $18,000 toward Tuition/Fees; $15,000 Stipend
  • Undergraduate: Up to $10,000 towards Tuition/Fees; $5,000 Stipend

Application Opens: November 18, 2019

For more information and to access the application, please visit https://publish.illinois.edu/illinoisflas/

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM

New Curriculum and Resources

For K-16 Educators, check out our online materials – we are constantly adding new resources!

Additional  Announcements



REEEC 2019 Spring Reception
REEEC 2019 Spring Reception
REEEC 2019 Spring Reception
REEEC 2019 Spring Reception. Carol Leff presenting the winner of the Yaro Skalnik Prize, Sydney Lazarus
REEEC 2019 Spring Reception
Brooklyn-Babylon 2.23.2019
Julia Alekseyeva presenting her book at Youth Literature Festival
Youth Literature Festival
OzdinART: A New Form of EBRU (Turkish Art of Marbling)
OzdinART: A New Form of EBRU (Turkish Art of Marbling)
Slavic Story Time at the Urbana Free Library
Slavic Story Time
Slavic Story Time
Thornton Miller. Noontime Scholars Lecture “Agency and Access: The Soviet Performance of British Contemporary Music during the Early Cold War”
Gabrielle Cornish. Noontime Scholars Lecture “Sounds Like Lenin: Noise and the Problems of Socialist Modernity”
Rosina Neginsky. Noontime Scholars Lecture Philosophy of Birth of Images in Mikhail Vrubel’s Works”
Matthew Klopfenstein. Noontime Scholars Lecture “Public Life through Public Death: Civic Activism, Media Spectacle, and Contested Spaces in the Funeral of Vera Komissarzhevskaia”
Stefan Paychev. Noontime Scholars Lecture “The Nature of the Ottoman City: Water, Space, and Place in Sofia, 1380s-1910s”
Alexander Markovic. Noontime Scholars Lecture “Performing Power: Romani Music and Affective Labor in Postsocialist Vranje, Serbia”
Robert Orttung. New Directions Lecture Lecture “Promoting Sustainability in Russia’s Arctic Circles”
Anna Ohanyan. New Directions Lecture “Lenin’s Revenge: Regional Fracture and Security (Dis)Order in Post-Communist Eurasia”
Lyudmila Parts. New Directions Lecture “‘Geography of the Russian Soul’: The Provinces and Post-Soviet Nationalism”
Jessie Labov. Joint Area Centers Lecture “The Politicization of Discipline in Central and Southeastern Europe: Humanities under Siege”