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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.

2017-18 | Archive

Recounting Twenty Years of Archaeological Research in Albania and Kosovo: Apollonia, Theth, Shkodra, and Peja. WCEE Lecture by Michael Galaty, professor of anthropology, director and curator at the Museum of Anthropological Archaeology, U-M; and Sylvia Deskaj, archaeologist. Lecture followed by presentations from students who received the Albanian Community Fellowship from the Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia; Albanian American Student Association; Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. March 18, 2018. video

Never Remember: Searching for Stalin’s Gulags in Putin’s Russia. WCED Lecture by Masha Gessen, Russian-American author, journalist, and activist; and Misha Friedman, photographer. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Wallenberg Executive Committee. March 9, 2018. video

"The Housing Question" in Eastern Europe Today: Gentrification in Post-Socialist Cities. CREES Noon Lecture by Liviu Chelcea (PhD anthropology ’04), professor of sociology, University of Bucharest. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Department of Anthropology. March 7, 2018. video

Crackdown in Chechnya: Ramzan Kadyrov’s Brutal Rule and International Human Rights. CREES Noon Lecture with Tanya Lokshina, Russia program director, Human Rights Watch. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Donia Human Rights Center. January 24, 2018. video

Russia’s Complex Relationship with the North Caucasus: Past and Present. CREES/WCED Panel. Moderator: Geneviève Zubrzycki, WCEE director. Panelists: Pauline Jones, professor of political science, U-M; Alexander Knysh, professor of Islamic studies, U-M; Tanya Lokshina, Russia program director, Human Rights Watch. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; University Musical Society. January 23, 2018. video

European Regions: Ethnopolitical Mobilization in Upper Silesia. CREES Noon Lecture by Magdalena Dembinska, associate professor of political science, Université de Montréal. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Copernicus Program in Polish Studies. January 10, 2018. video

Civil Courts and Authoritarian Stability. WCED Lecture by Margaret Hanson, Weiser Emerging Democracies Postdoctoral Fellow, U-M. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. December 5, 2017. video

The Red Web Comes to the United States. CREES Noon Lecture by Andrei Soldatov, investigative journalist. Sponsor: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. November 8, 2017. video

Between Russia and China: Central Asia’s Relevance. Lecture by David Abramson, senior analyst on Russian foreign policy, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, U.S. Department of State. Sponsors: Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. October 27, 2017. video

What’s the Problem with Populism? Annual Distinguished Lecture on Europe given by Jan-Werner Müller, professor of politics, Princeton University. Sponsors: Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. October 3, 2017. video

Problematizing Populism: The Polish Radical Right and the Return of National Communism. CREES Noon Lecture by Brian Porter-Szűcs, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of History, U-M. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Copernicus Program in Polish Studies. September 20, 2017. video

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