Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies


Events at IERES include informal brown bag lunch talks, panel discussions, conferences, film screenings, book talks, and academic workshops. IERES has several event series, including:

  • Arctic Working Group Series
  • Behind the Headlines Series
  • Central Asia Program
  • Energy Security Series
  • Eurasian Leadership Series
  • European Politics Series
  • Faculty Book Launch Series
  • Leaders in European and Eurasian Studies
  • Media and Democratization in Russia and Eurasia
  • Petrach Program on Ukraine
  • PONARS Eurasia
  • Visiting Scholars Roundtable

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Youth in Kazakhstan: Societal Changes, Challenges and Opportunities
Monday, April 21, 9:00-6:30

Hollywood Exiles in Europe: The Blacklist and Cold War Historiography
Monday, April 21, 4:00-5:00

Soviet and Russian Environmental Practices
Thursday, April 24, 4:00-5:00

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Professor Marlene Laruelle co-authors policy brief on presidential successions in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

Ph.D. Student Lisel Hintz writes about Turkish democracy and the opposition in The Washington Post's The Monkey Cage.

Professor Sebastien Peyrouse authors article on Iran's role in Central Asia for Al Jazeera.

Visiting Scholar Agustin Rossi publishes article on internet privacy and the European Data Protection Directive.

Ph.D. Student Alexander Reisenbichler awarded fellowship at Johns Hopkins University's American Institute for Contemporary German Studies.

Associate Director Cory Welt interviewed on the Ed Schultz radio talk show on the conflict in Crimea.

Professor Laura Engel authors feature article on internationalizing schools in National Capital Language Resource Center's Newsletter.

Professor Laura Engel blogs about international large-scale assessments for Education Week.

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