Shades of Orange: A Decade of Ukrainian Democracy
Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine (2005-10)
October 3, 4pm
2013 Weiser Professional Development Fellows Tamunia Chincharauli, Martin Grancay, and Zabikhulla Saipov at U-M. Click for info on the fellowships and how to apply.
Czech Senator Petr Pithart and Polish Ambassador to the UN Witold Sobkow discuss current events. Click image for video. (Apr 17, 2012) Photo by Peter Smith
Promoting Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe
Aleksander Kwasniewski, President of Poland, 1995-2005, gives the WCEE/WCED Inaugural Lecture. (Sep 19, 2008) Photo by Peter Smith
Weiser Professorship Inaugural Lecture
WCEE/WCED Director Anna Grzymala-Busse delivers a lecture titled "The Sacralization of Politics in Europe and Beyond." (Dec 2, 2010) Photo by Peter Smith
The Ronald and Eileen Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia works in common association with the Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; and Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies at the University of Michigan International Institute. Inaugurated in 2008 thanks to the generosity of Ambassador Ronald Weiser and Eileen Weiser, WCEE is dedicated to enhancing interdisciplinary knowledge about, and public engagement with, the institutions, cultures, and histories of Europe and Eurasia.
- Weiser Center director honored with U-M award October 11, 2013
- A Visit from Victor Yushchenko October 1, 2013
- Weiser Center Director: Area-Studies Centers Are Vital but Vulnerable September 30, 2013
- Conversations on Europe. "'With One Color, We Cannot See': Building Pluralism through Jewishness in Contemporary Poland."
Speaker: Geneviève Zubrzycki, associate professor of sociology, U-M
- 5:30 PM
- CREES Noon Lecture. “Everyday Law in Russia.”
Speaker: Kathryn Hendley, William Voss-Bascom Professor of Law and Political Science, University of Wisconsin
- 1:30 PM
- Conversations on Europe. “Perspectives on the Ottoman First World War.”
Speaker: Mustafa Aksakal, assistant professor of history, Georgetown University
- 5:30 PM