Zhivopisnyy Most, Moscow, Russia

CREEES is a center of interdisciplinary intellectual exchange; a community of students, scholars, and practitioners; and a resource for anyone with a passion for all matters Russian, East European and Eurasian.

At Home Abroad (AHA) House: Slavic, Francophone and Italian Cultures and Languages

Attention undergraduates: Come live in Stanford’s At Home Abroad House next year!

AHA House will be an intellectual and cultural crossroads where students will engage in trans-cultural learning and acquire the tools necessary to confront the complexity of our contemporary world.Through activities including film series, seminars, cooking classes, language tables, off-campus outings, and meetings with faculty and scholars from all over the world, residents will have a chance to explore languages and cultures beyond the English-speaking world.

CREEES Event Media

Missed one of our recent events? Check out video recordings of our events on the event media page.

Our multi-disciplinary events feature the research of leading scholars in the field and focus on a wide range of complex topics including the Fiume Crisis, Soviet participation at Nuremberg, the emergence of nation-states in East Europe, emerging electronic surveillance regimes in Eurasia, and critical-theoretical approaches to understanding the former Yugoslavia


Recent News

Through Stanford’s Global Studies Internship Program, 49 Stanford students worked in virtual internships in 19 countries. Six students interned at organizations in Russia and East Europe. As interns at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) in Moscow, Carlson Marquez (BS '23) and Ian Ruohoniemi (BSH '22) researched alongside
As the U.S. withdraws its troops in Afghanistan, the question now is whether the Afghan government – or another international force – can stop a resurgent Taliban from using violence to seize power, says Stanford historian Robert Crews.