Events

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COVID-19 Response: Learn how the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies is working under the current operational posture at ucis.pitt.edu/creees/covid.

DATE:
Monday, October 18
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Virtual

The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies is proud to announce a new partnership with The Calvert Journal Film Festival (October 18th through October 31, 2021).

The Calvert Journal Film Festival provides a journey...

DATE:
Tuesday, October 19
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Virtual

The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies is proud to announce a new partnership with The Calvert Journal Film Festival (October 18th through October 31, 2021).

The Calvert Journal Film Festival provides a journey...

DATE:
Wednesday, October 20
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Virtual

The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies is proud to announce a new partnership with The Calvert Journal Film Festival (October 18th through October 31, 2021).

The Calvert Journal Film Festival provides a journey...

DATE:
Wednesday, October 20
TIME:
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom Discussion
PRESENTER:
Sakun Gajurel

International Development Work in Various Communities
October 20th, 6pm-7pm, Virtual Format

Sakun Gajurel, Volunteer Initiatives and Youth Engagement Coordinator, UNICEFF
Rotary Peace Fellow, World Food Programme, Disaster Relief, Refugee Operations...

DATE:
Thursday, October 21
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Virtual

he University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies is proud to announce a new partnership with The Calvert Journal Film Festival (October 18th through October 31, 2021).

The Calvert Journal Film Festival provides a journey across...

DATE:
Thursday, October 21
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Juliane Furst, Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History

Did you know that there were hippies in the USSR? There were. Faced with societal scorn and repression, Soviet hippies created a version of Western counterculture in and despite late Soviet realities that linked them youth cultures beyond the Iron Curtain. How did these...

DATE:
Friday, October 22
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Virtual

The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies is proud to announce a new partnership with The Calvert Journal Film Festival (October 18th through October 31, 2021).

The Calvert Journal Film Festival provides a journey...

DATE:
Friday, October 22
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
Online
PRESENTER:
Varies

MODERATOR:
Dan Healey, University of Oxford

PRESENTERS:
Anita Kurimay, Bryn Mawr College
Renee Perelmutter, University of Kansas

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DATE:
Friday, October 22
TIME:
5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Veronica Dristas

Due to economic development and globalization, cities continue to grow with predictions that 70% of the world’s population will live in urban areas by the year 2050. This course, then, will view cities as hubs where patterns, connections, discussions, and the processes...

DATE:
Saturday, October 23
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Virtual

The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies is proud to announce a new partnership with The Calvert Journal Film Festival (October 18th through October 31, 2021).

The Calvert Journal Film Festival provides a journey...

DATE:
Sunday, October 24
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Virtual

The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies is proud to announce a new partnership with The Calvert Journal Film Festival (October 18th through October 31, 2021).

The Calvert Journal Film Festival provides a journey...

DATE:
Monday, October 25
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Virtual

The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies is proud to announce a new partnership with The Calvert Journal Film Festival (October 18th through October 31, 2021).

The Calvert Journal Film Festival provides a journey...

DATE:
Monday, October 25
TIME:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom

Join REEES and ASC to learn about beverages of two different biological processes--fermentation and preservation. We'll explore these processes with pu-er tea, the milk mushroom and citron tea. How are they made and what is their cultural significance? We'll talk about...

DATE:
Tuesday, October 26
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Virtual

The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies is proud to announce a new partnership with The Calvert Journal Film Festival (October 18th through October 31, 2021).

The Calvert Journal Film Festival provides a journey...

DATE:
Wednesday, October 27
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Virtual

The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies is proud to announce a new partnership with The Calvert Journal Film Festival (October 18th through October 31, 2021).

The Calvert Journal Film Festival provides a journey...

DATE:
Wednesday, October 27
TIME:
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
LOCATION:
Global Hub - 1st Floor Posvar

A discussion-based introductory gathering for those interested in joining the new IR Club.

DATE:
Thursday, October 28
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Virtual

The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies is proud to announce a new partnership with The Calvert Journal Film Festival (October 18th through October 31, 2021).

The Calvert Journal Film Festival provides a journey...

DATE:
Thursday, October 28
TIME:
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
LOCATION:
Virtual
PRESENTER:
Director & Filmmaker, Christina Paschyn

The film chronicles the rich and often tragic history of the Crimean Tatar people, the Muslim-Turkic indigenous population of the Crimean Peninsula, from ancient times to the aftermath of the 2014 Russian annexation of the peninsula. The film premiered at the Al Jazeera...

DATE:
Friday, October 29
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Virtual

The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies is proud to announce a new partnership with The Calvert Journal Film Festival (October 18th through October 31, 2021).

The Calvert Journal Film Festival provides a journey...

DATE:
Friday, October 29
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
Virtual
PRESENTER:
Sean Cotter, Emanuela Grama and Bogdan Suceava

Presenters: Sean Cotter (University of Texas, Dallas), Emanuela Grama (Carnegie Mellon University) and Bogdan Suceava (California State, Fullerton)

Moderated by Adreea Ritivoi (Carnegie Mellon University)

DATE:
Friday, October 29
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
Online
PRESENTER:
Varies

MODERATOR:
Asli Igsiz, New York University

PRESENTERS:
Hakem Al-Rustom, University of Michigan
Vladislav Beronja, University of Texas at Austin

REGISTER AND FIND OUT MORE:...

DATE:
Saturday, October 30
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Virtual

The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies is proud to announce a new partnership with The Calvert Journal Film Festival (October 18th through October 31, 2021).

The Calvert Journal Film Festival provides a journey...

DATE:
Sunday, October 31
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Virtual

The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies is proud to announce a new partnership with The Calvert Journal Film Festival (October 18th through October 31, 2021).

The Calvert Journal Film Festival provides a journey...

DATE:
Tuesday, November 2
TIME:
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom Discussion
PRESENTER:
Ryan Stannard and Returning Alumni

Peace Corps Alumni Panel
November 2nd, 6pm-7pm, Virtual Format

Ryan Stannard
Regional Recruiter, Returned Volunteer, Peace Corps

Discover the benefits of Peace Corps service from returned volunteer and trainer Ryan Stannard and various recent...

DATE:
Wednesday, November 3
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Alexey Golubev, University of Houston

What made Soviet people "soviet"? This question has dogged scholars for decades. But one innovative approach to digging into the "soviet" of Soviet life is through material objects and spaces during the late socialist era. Soviet things influenced Soviet people's gender...

DATE:
Tuesday, November 9
TIME:
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom Discussion
PRESENTER:
Dr. Emily Delp

Street Medicine and Health Organization
November 9th, 6pm-7pm, Virtual Format

Emily Delp, M.D.
Family Medicine Resident Physician at Medstar Health/Georgetown-Washington Hospital Center, Co-Creator of Street Health DC, Inc.

Dr. Emily Delp, a...

DATE:
Thursday, November 11
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Catriona Kelly, Oxford University

The 1960s and 1970s were a boon for Soviet film. After decades of fits and starts film production. Moviegoers flocked to the theaters. True, Soviet filmmakers leapt over hurdles to make art in an authoritarian society. But while the Brezhnev era of Soviet filmmaking is...

DATE:
Tuesday, November 16
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom

For the 2021-22 academic year, the European Studies Center has announced its annual programmatic theme: “Recovering Europe.” The November roundtable questions the impact and response to COVID and the distribution of vaccines and PPE across Europe. What institutional...

DATE:
Thursday, November 18
TIME:
5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom

Global Issues Through Literature (GILS)

Fall and Spring 2021-22: Imagining Other Worlds: Globalizing Science Fiction and Fantasy

This reading group for K-12 educators explores literary texts from a global perspective. Content specialists present the work...