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CEERES of Voices interview with Dubravka Ugrešić

Please enjoy the latest video in our interview series with authors and creators, A CEERES of Voices. Over the past three decades, Dubravka Ugrešić has established herself as one of Europe’s most distinctive novelists and essayists. From her early postmodernist … Continue reading

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Media and Power In Contemporary Russia and Beyond

Media and Power In Contemporary Russia and Beyond April 2018 Conference Summary by Katrina Keegan Photographs by Zoe Kaiser The medium is the message, and the message is the moral, at least in Putin’s Russia. On April 27th, participants in University of … Continue reading

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June Pachuta Farris, Bibliographer for Slavic and East European Studies, 1947-2018

June Pachuta Farris, who passed away on July 27, 2018 after a brief illness, was both a scholar in her own right and a devoted supporter of scholarship through her work. Her work greatly benefited UChicago’s Center for East European … Continue reading

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Interview with Lenuta Giukin on The Romanian New Wave

By Angelina Ilieva and Esther Peters On Friday, March 30, “Cultural Discourse(s), Romania, and Eastern European Paradigm” will examine East European cultural and political discourse, as well as the most important trends in the contributions of Romanian intellectuals, artists, and … Continue reading

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Central European University Under Attack:  In Victor Orbán’s Hungary, illiberal politics cannot tolerate liberal minds.

This post originally appear in The Nation. You can see the original post here.   by John Connelly On April 4, Hungary’s Parliament passed amendments to an existing higher-education law that were intended to force the closing of Central European University … Continue reading

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Support for Central European University. Directors of Regional Centers and CEERES Faculty speak out

PROTEST LETTER IN SUPPORT OF CEU April 24, 2017   Dear European Parliament, European Commission and Government of Hungary: We write to you as the Directors of Centers for East European, Russian and Eurasian Studies across the United States, in … Continue reading

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To Be Arrested in Russia

To Be Arrested in Russia by Ariella Katz On September 19, a week before school started, I was arrested in Moscow twice. I went to Manezhnaya Square, near the entrance to Red Square with a poster that said in Latin: “Ildar … Continue reading

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Introduction to East from Chicago Blog

Welcome to “East from Chicago,” a multimedia blog focusing on East European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at The University of Chicago.  Our goal is to report on events of interest held by a wide variety of departments, committees, and centers … Continue reading

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