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Katherine Kingma ’25

October 9, 2023

Q: Where did you study as an undergraduate? What was your major(s)? I majored in History at Oberlin College. Q: What do you like about UNC’s graduate program in Russian and East European Studies? Flexibility in what courses could be … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

A Conversation with Adam Michnik

October 3, 2018

“Every country has its own KKK.” A conversation with Adam Michnik, a leading figure in the 1968 student protests in Poland and the founder and editor-in-chief of Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland’s largest daily. The interview was conducted by Albert Cavallaro (MA Student in Global Studies/REEES Track) during the “1968 in … Read more

A Conversation with Dariusz Stola

October 3, 2018

“You cannot understand the history of Poland without the Jews. But you also cannot understand the history of the Jews without Poland.” A conversation with Dariusz Stola, Director of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. The interview … Read more

Carolina Seminars: “Russia and its Empires, East and West”

September 8, 2015

    “Russia and its Empires, East and West” is one of the Carolina Seminars, a scholarly cooperative supported by the Massey-Weatherspoon Fund, which was established in 1984 by three generations of the Massey and Weatherspoon families. Their primary purpose … Read more

New CSEEES Director Appointed

July 1, 2015

  Donald J. Raleigh, the Jay Richard Judson Distinguished Professor of History, has been appointed Director of the UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2015.