The Center for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (CERES) is a study center within Michigan State University's Office of International Studies and Programs. CERES aims to promote study and understanding of European, Eurasian, and Russian culture, society, and political issues. It is affiliated with two undergraduate specializations and retains relationships with other study units, centers, and programs within ISP.
A discussion with Prof. Ian Cowx, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, Noon, Room 302 International Center
Prof. Ian Cowx is professor at University of Hull, UK, and Director of the International Fisheries Institute. He is a world-renown expert on the depletion of inland fisheries and the restoration of river systems in Europe and Asia
A discussion of the recent Georgian parliamentary elections, on Wednesday, Dec. 5, Noon, Room 303 International Center
Sponsored by CERES
Brown Bag discussion: Tajikistan's Difficult Development Plan, Wednesday, Oct. 24, Noon, Room 302 International Center
Sponsored by the MSU Central Asia and Caucasus Partnership. Contact Timur Kocaoglu (firstname.lastname@example.org)
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference on Migration, Oct. 5 and 6, 2012. >
For further information: http://migrationconferencemsu.wordpress.com/
"Decaying Bastions of the Third Reich" Chris Potts
"National Schools in the Tsarist and Soviet Era" Scott McAnally
"Why Do Living Standards Vary Among Transition Economies?" Eric Wilson
Funding for U.S. scholars and professionals to travel to Eurasia and serve U.S. Embassies or USAID Mission as policy specialists on a research topic proposed by the Embassy/Mission.
Competition application deadline is March 14, 2012
Fully funded by the Russian Federal Agency on Youth Affairs, James Madison College political theory student Christopher Schotten will spend Nov. 13-20 in Moscow as a Kremlin Fellow, meeting with senior Russian officials from all branches of power, as well as Russian students and academics, think tanks and corporations. Schotten, recent past president of ASMSU, will join 15 other student government leaders from around the country.
Please join us for a reception honoring the very recent publication of "8 Pieces of Empire," at the James Madison College Library, on the third floor of Case Hall. Scott graduated from MSU with majors in International Relations (JMC) and Russian. He served for many years as a correspondent in the Former Soviet Union for Reuters and National Public Radio. At present he heads the Tbilisi, Georgia office of the International Crisis Group.
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011
Luncheon talk: Noon-1:30 p.m., 204 International Center; Discussion: 1:30-2:30 p.m., 303 International Center. Richard Norland is the former U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan.
Panels and workshops sessions including, German Women as Agents of Cultural Transfer; Gender and Intersectionality; Gender and Aging in German Literature, Arts Culture and Society; and more will be hosted.
Further information, and on-line registration is now open here.
For room reservations please call the Michigan State University Kellogg Center, Phone: (517) 432-4000 Reservation Line: (800) 875-5090. When you make your reservation, please reference the 2010 CESS Conference. This will insure that you will receive the room block rate ($89/night). OR, you can email the Kellogg Center at email@example.com with your contact information and the reservation desk will get back to you for your reservation needs and form of payment. Unfortunately there are no online reservation capabilities for the conference block reservations. More information about the Kellogg Center. This link provides driving directions and train information as well as airport information.
Here are other local lodging options:
Towne Place Suites by Marriott 2855 Hannah Boulevard, East Lansing, MI 48823, (517) 203-1000, complimentary breakfast, wireless highspeed internet, within walking distance to MSU http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/lants-towneplace-suites-east-lansing/
East Lansing Marriott at University Place 300 M.A.C., East Lansing, MI 48823Phone: (517) 337-4440Toll Free: (800) 646-4678180 rooms(24-hour fitness center, restaurant/lounge, indoor pool, motor coach parking, movie channels/rentals, sauna/whirlpool, high-speed internet access, room service, complimentary airport shuttle services) within walking distance to MSU www.marriott.com/lanea
$13,000 fellowship supports travel to France for six months of residence and study. Application deadline is October 1, 2010.
Germany's Alexander von Humboldt Foundation awards ten German Chancellor Fellowships annually to young professionals in the private, public, not-for-profit, cultural and academic sectors who are citizens of the United States. Application is open to all professions and fields of study, with preference for individuals in economics, law, social sciences and the humanities.
MSU Russian Club - Russian Club is for anyone who has an interest in Russia, there is no need to be able to speak the language to be a part of our club. The annual events that the club participates in are Sparticipation, Global Festival, and the Russian Food Party. The group also attends Russian themed events that come to the Wharton Center, the Breslin Center, and any nearby venue. The club is involved in several elementary and middle schools around the area as well. They help out in an ESL classroom and conduct youth Russian Clubs. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org.