Four very different people live in the same building but avoid each other because of differences in how they live their lives, what they believe in, and where they come from. They would probably never exchange a word, but misfortune pushes them towards each other. Their lives entangle in ways that profoundly challenge deep-held beliefs and prejudices surrounding material status, sexual orientation, nationality, and religion. Slowly, and even painfully, they begin to open up to each other and recognize the essential humanity each of them possesses.
|Building:||Museum of Art|
|Event Type:||Film Screening|
|Tags:||European, Film, International|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, International Institute, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia, Slavic Languages & Literatures|
The Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies organizes a number of public events each year such as lectures, conferences, and films, many in collaboration with other U-M units. Please use our searchable events calendar for information about upcoming programs sponsored by CREES.
To see all events organized by CREES and other affiliates of the Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia this semester, click the image to the right for a PDF calendar.
2017-18 Event Themes
What fuels the rise of populism in various parts of Europe, Eurasia, and beyond? Speakers in this series will discuss genealogies and varieties of populism, and ponder how 21st-century populisms are related to other key phenomena of our times—globalization, neoliberalism, and pluralism.
What is the meaning of regionalism at the twin age of nationalism and European Unionism? Speakers will discuss the political and academic formation and transformation of regions like “Europe,” “Eastern Europe,” or “the Balkans,” and reflect on the implications of reframing regional boundaries for our understanding of various European societies.