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several images relating to Eastern Europe students at SWSEEL performing image of an unidentified location in Eastern Europe or the Balkans participants in the Rosinka program

On December 7th, 2018, REEI published a letter of solidarity with our colleagues at Central European University signed by Indiana University faculty and staff. You can download the full PDF here.

The Russian and East European Institute (REEI) was established in 1958 on Indiana University's Bloomington campus. REEI administers one of the country's leading programs in Russian and East European area studies. REEI has been designated one of eleven U.S. Department of Education-funded Title VI National Resource/FLAS Centers for Russia and Eastern Europe for the 2018-2022 grant period.

On October 23, former colleagues of the late Frank McCloskey (1939-2003), celebrated his contributions to peace in the Balkans at the First Annual McCloskey Forum. An IU alumnus (A.B. 1968, J.D. 1971) who represented Indiana’s 8th District in Congress from 1983 to 1995 after serving as mayor of Bloomington from 1972 to 1982, Congressman took a passionate interest in the Balkan conflicts of the 1990s, withstanding the resistance of his party and the White House by persistently advocating for US action to stop the genocide in former Yugoslavia—efforts which eventually spurred US involvement in the diplomatic process that eventually led to the Dayton Accords of 1995. See the flyer here

SPOTLIGHT

IU at the 2018
ASEEES Convention


See who will be representing IU at the 50th annual convention in Boston, MA



IU faculty, staff, and students will present thirteen papers and serve as chairs or discussants at over twenty-five panels and roundtables. Join us for a reception on Friday, Dec. 7 at 8pm for cheese, desserts, wine, and coffee.

Check out who will be there from IU here

Read more about the conference here

Fresh off the press!

IU to host Russian Flagship program, its fourth on campus! Read the press release here

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REEI received four (more) years of Title VI funding! This marks the fifteenth consecutive grant period since its inception in 1958. Read more about our initatives on and off campus here

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