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
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
“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 … Continued
“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 … Continued
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“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 … Continued
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.