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Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies (REEES) Research Program

AN INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH COMMUNITY

 

Exploring a 21st-century perspective while acknowledging roots in an understanding of the past

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The Northwestern University Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies (REEES) Research Program brings together faculty and students bound by a shared interest in the vast region between Prague and Vladivostok.

Through colloquia and invited lecturers, REEES encourages a new, 21st-century perspective on the field that is strongly interdisciplinary while acknowledging its roots in an active understanding of the past.

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East meets West

The “East meets West” speaker series features scholars and analysts from Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia in dialogue with their U.S.-based counterparts.

Photo: Budapest, 1913, view from the terrace of the Royal Palace (today called Buda Castle). Source: Fortepan / Schmidt Albin

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RUSSIA POLICY FORUM

The REEES Russia Policy Forum brings together experienced policy professionals and NU faculty to examine responses to a resurgent Russia.

Photo: Soviet Forum at the Hungarian National Television (MTV), Budapest, 1975. Source: Fortepan / Rádió és Televízió Újság

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REEES SPEAKER SERIES

The REEES Speaker Series features interdisciplinary research by invited scholars as well as NU faculty and graduate students.

Photo: Lecture hall at Semmelweis University (SOTE), Budapest, 1982. Source: Fortepan / Semmelweis Egyetem Levéltára

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Highlights

 

Who We Are

 

REEES brings together faculty and students from more than a dozen departments.

 

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Faculty Research

 
Explore the latest interdisciplinary research from REEES faculty members.

Faculty Research

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