2014

2014

The Center for Slavic and East European Studies (CSEES) is proud to announce that it has been awarded National Resource Center and Foreign Language and Area Studies (…
Dear Colleagues, Students, Alumni and Friends of Slavic, I am happy that I am able to address you now in fall 2014 after the Slavic Center was awarded Title VI NRC and…
Eight graduate students joined the MA program in Slavic and East European Studies this fall.  Jared Dye graduated from Grinnell College in 2012 with a BA in Russian…
CSEES would like to congratulate the following students for receiving FLAS Fellowships for summer 2014 and for the 2014-15 academic year. Summer 2014 Ray Alston, Department of Slavic and East…
One of the primary missions of CSEES is to educate experts on Eastern Europe and Eurasia to ensure a steady stream of young professionals with the knowledge of this region and its languages for…
Gregor Kranjc, assistant professor of history at Brock University (Ontario, Canada), is a member of the Society for Slovene Studies, which helped to found the Slovene…
On October 2, 2014, the Ohio State academic community was privileged to attend a presentation by Archil Gegeshidze, the Ambassador from the Republic of Georgia to the…
The Polish Studies Initiative (PSI) at Ohio State welcomed Dr. Irina Grudzinska Gross of Princeton University to campus on October 16, 2014. Grudzinska Gross discussed…
Peter J. Tunkis, a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at Ohio State, has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA)…
In an effort to create a better understanding and possibly illuminate current political and cultural dilemmas encompassing the countries of Armenia, Georgia, Iran and Russia, the Mershon Center for…
On November 12, 2014, Jose Alaniz of the University of Washington-Seattle delivered a lecture on the state of Russian comics since the collapse of the Soviet Union.…
On Saturday, September 27, 2014, MA students from the Slavic Center volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House. Ronald McDonald House Charities provide housing to…
In May, CSEES MA student Will Bezbatchenko traveled to Tashkent, Uzbekistan, for an internship with the U.S. Department of State. In addition to gaining experience…
Last summer, CSEES MA student Conrad Rinto traveled to Bosnia on a 2014 Sonkin-Bergmann-Wasserman scholarship from the Ohio State Office of International Affairs to…
As part of a new series of adult programming, the Bexley Library in Columbus, Ohio, hosted CSEES assistant director Eileen Kunkler for a presentation at the library on…
It was with mixed feelings that CSEES announced the departure of Derek Peterson, outreach coordinator, in August. Derek served as outreach coordinator at CSEES for a…
Every year since 2008, The Ohio State Summer School in Social Sciences in Warsaw, Poland, a university-sponsored study abroad program, invites Ohio State students to the Polish Academy of Sciences to…
From the wealth of cross-national survey projects, data and research, scholars know a lot about the relationship between political behavior and democracy. Yet, we have…
Faculty Angela Brintlinger was invited to contribute to the article “The ‘Great War’ through ‘Great October’: 1914/1917 in Russian Memory,” in The Great War in Post-Memory Literature and Film. …
Angela Brintlinger served as chair of the panel “Historical Legacies and New Beginnings in Russian Biography: Post-Soviet ‘Remarkable Lives’” and participated as a discussant in the panel “Past,…
CSEES has organized numerous activities for 2014-18 with community colleges and minority-serving institutions with the goal of assisting these institutions in creating more courses with East European…
CSEES and the Polish Studies Initiative are pleased to announce two sources of funding for faculty and students. The 2015-16 FLAS Fellowship Competition is now open. The fellowship is open to…
In January 2015, the Polish Studies Initiative will host a series of film screenings and events as part of the national touring film retrospective curated by Martin…