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CREEES SPONSORED and CO-SPONSORED
PUBLIC LECTURES and PERFORMANCES
Fall 2011


CREEES International Film Series
The Marathon Family (1982, Yugoslavia, 92 minutes)
Director Slobodan Sijan, a veteran of Yugoslav cinema and one of the foremost contemporary directors from Eastern Europe, will be interviewed by Stanford Film Studies Professor Pavle Levi at the screening.
Thurs., Oct. 6, 2011 at 6 pm
Annenberg Auditorium


CREEES Friday Seminar
"The Origin and Fate of Crimes Against Humanity, 1828-1945: The Russian Empire, the 1915 Note on the Armenian Genocide, and International Law"
Peter Holquist, Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania
Fri., Oct. 7, 2011 at 12 pm
Encina Hall Central, CISAC Conference Room


Public Reading
Vladimir Sorokin
DLCL Writer-in-Residence
Wed., Oct. 19, 2011 at 5:15 pm
Building 260 (Pigott Hall), room 113


Roundtable Discussion
"The End of Hungarian Democracy? International Implications."
Gabor Halmai (Institute for Political and International Studies, Budapest; former chief counselor to the President of the Constitutional Court and former Vice President of the Hungarian Electoral Commission); Kim Lane Scheppele (Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University), Jason Wittenberg UC Berkeley), Marton Dornbach (Stanford University)
Fri., Oct. 21, 2011 at 12 pm
Encina Hall Central, CISAC Conference Room


CREEES Seminar
"The Central Committee of the CPSU Apparatus as a Social Group: 1960-1985"
Nikolay Mitrokhin, Academic Researcher, University of Bremen
Tue., Oct. 25, 2011 at 12 pm
Encina Hall West, room 208


Conceptual Dialogue
"A Conceptual Dialogue"
Ilya Kabakov and Vladimir Sorokin
Wed., Oct. 26, 2011 at 5:15 pm
Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall


CREEES Friday Seminar
Russia in Israel's Foreign Policy: The Role of the Russian-Speaking Diaspora
Olena Bagno, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Dept. of Political Science, Stanford University
Fri., Nov. 4, 2011 at 12 pm
Encina Hall West, room 208


Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) Convention
Stanford/Berkeley Reception
Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 at 7 pm
Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC


CREEES International Film Series
My Perestroika (2010, USA/UK/Russia, 88 minutes)
Director Robin Hessman will be interviewed by Stanford Post-Doctoral Researcher Julie Draskoczy at the screening.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2011 at 6:30 pm
Building 260 (Pigott Hall), room 113


The Annual Alexander Dallin Lecture in Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies
"Russia on the Verge: What After the Post-Soviet Paradigm?"
Fyodor Lukyanov, Editor-in-Chief, Russian in Global Affairs
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 at 5:15 pm
Encina Hall Central, Oksenberg Auditorium


CREEES Conference
"Revisiting the Soviet Collapse after 20 Years: A Retrospective View of Causes, Courses, and Consequences"
Mark Beissinger (Princeton), Timothy Colton (Harvard), John Dunlop (Hoover Institution), Gregory Freidin (Stanford), Stephen Kotkin (Princeton), David Holloway (Stanford), Fyodor Lukyanov (Russia in Global Affairs), Kathryn Stoner-Weiss (Stanford), Amir Weiner (Stanford)
Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, all day
Encina Hall Central, Oksenberg Auditorium