Welcome to the CREES multimedia archive. Audio and video recordings of CREES programs are available below, and many can also be viewed on the CREES YouTube channel.
2014-15 | Archive
From Gentry Estates to Urban Apartments: Temporality and Domesticity at Russia’s Fin de Siècle. CREES Noon Lecture by Rebecca Friedman, associate professor of history, Florida International University. Sponsor: CREES. November 12, 2014. video
Empire Strikes Back: The Dissolution of the USSR and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine. WCED Lecture by Serhii Plokhii, Mykhailo Hrushevsky Professor of Ukrainian History, Harvard University. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. November 11, 2014. video
WCEE Student Presentations. Graduate and undergraduate student presentations on summer research and internship experiences. Benjamin Pearson, Jean Monnet Fellowship, PhD Communication Studies; Benjamin Newman, Kabcenell New Europe Grant, BA German/History; Mark Kluk, WCEE Summer Research and Internship Grant, MD/MPH Health Management and Policy; Marisa Xheka, WCEE Summer Research and Internship Grant, BA History/Political Science; Polina Fradkin, WCEE Summer Research and Internship Grant, BA International Studies/Russian. Sponsors: Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. November 5, 2014. video
Between the Ethnos and the "Soviet People": Ethnic Mixing in Kazakhstan. CREES Noon Lecture by Adrienne Edgar, associate professor of history, University of California, Santa Barbara. Sponsor: CREES. October 29, 2014. video
An Anthropology of Romania’s Secret Police. CREES Lecture by Katherine Verdery, Julien J. Studley Faculty Scholar and Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Center for European Studies; Department of Anthropology; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. October 21, 2014. video
Enlightened Memory? On Remembering the Jewish Past in Contemporary Germany and Poland. CREES Noon Lecture by Michael Meng, assistant professor of history, Clemson University. Sponsors: CREES, Center for European Studies, Copernicus Program in Polish Studies, Frankel Center for Judaic Studies. October 8, 2014. video
Albania: Emerging Democracy towards the European Union. WCED Lecture by Bujar Nishani, President of Albania. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for European Studies; CREES. September 29, 2014. video
Natural Materials and the Matter of Nation in Hungarian Home Decorating. CREES Noon Lecture by Krisztina Fehérváry, associate professor of anthropology, U-M. Sponsor: CREES. September 24, 2014. video
Punk Prayer. Penny Stamps/WCED Lecture by Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, members of Pussy Riot/Zona Prava. Sponsors: Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, CREES, Institute for Research on Women and Gender. September 18, 2014. video
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