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Statement on Ukraine

February 25, 2022

The UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies condemns the egregious and unprovoked invasion of independent and democratic Ukraine by Russian military forces. Like the whole world, we are appalled by the Russian government’s flagrant violation of international … Continued

Job Opening: Assistant Professor in East European Jewish Studies

November 4, 2021

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ( invites applications for a full-time tenure track position: Assistant Professor in East European Jewish Studies (Sara and E.J. Evans Fellow) to … Continued

2021 Policy Analysis Contest

April 18, 2021

The Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (CSEEES) and the Center for European Studies (CES) invite student submissions to their inaugural Policy Analysis Contest. The competition is open to all currently enrolled UNC-CH undergraduate and master’s students. Examples … Continued

CfA: 2021 CSEEES Summer Research & Language Study Awards

February 8, 2021

The UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (CSEEES) invites applications from PhD and MA students enrolled in UNC-CH social science programs for the 2021 Summer Research and Language Study Awards. The awards support: 1) research toward the … Continued

Creating Virtual Global Classrooms & Experiences

September 29, 2020

When classes once again shifted to remote delivery in fall 2020, faculty across the College of Arts & Sciences, with the help of technology and instructional learning experts, say they were better prepared for it — having worked diligently since … Continued

InFocus: Andrey Menshikov

May 27, 2020

Dr. Andrey Menshikov is a visiting scholar in the CSEEES pilot program New Directions in Russian Studies: Expanding Disciplinary Horizons. He is an associate professor of philosophy at the Ural Federal University in Ekaterinburg, Russia. His current research focuses on … Continued

InFocus: Dimitar Bechev

May 18, 2020

Dr. Dimitar Bechev’s research examines the foreign policies of Russia and Turkey vis-à-vis their neighbors in Eurasia, the Balkans and the Middle East. He is the author of Rival Power: Russia’s Influence in Southeast Europe (Yale UP, 2017) and a … Continued