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Aug 5 2020
Historian Norman Naimark, the Robert and Florence McDonnell Professor in East European Studies, has been awarded a 2020 Norris and Carol Hundley Award from the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association, for his book Stalin and the Fate of Europe.
Jun 15 2020
How long have you been affiliated with CREEES? From your perspective, what is the center’s mission and purpose? I have been affiliated with the center for two decades. Since I came to Stanford, it has been my second home; my first home is the history department. It’s the core of my academic and...
Jun 1 2020
In a new article in the Spring issue of the Hoover Digest, Bertrand Patenaude posits that even after the Great War ended, famine and chaos threatened Europe and Herbert Hoover rescued the continent, reviving trade, rebuildinginfrastructure, and restoring economic order, holding a budding Bolshevism...
May 11 2020 | Posted In: Students
COVID-19 has led student clubs to adapt their activities which, in the case of REEES-CiS (The Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies - Community of Interested Scholars), has led to new creative engagements such as the weekly Russian language conversation hour, conducted over Zoom since April. 
May 4 2020
CREEES MA student Stu McLaughlin has been selected to receive the prestigious Boren Fellowship to pursue an intensive, advanced Kazakh language program at Nazarbayev University in Nur-Sultan. McLaughlin will take courses conducted entirely in Kazakh, like Kazakh Language for Civil Service, Kazakh...