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Summer Research Laboratory Orientation

A guide to the University of Illinois Library for the Summer Research Laboratory on Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia

Research Workshops

The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center hosts a few research workshops during the Summer Research Lab. For this year, they are as follows.


Media Culture in Balkan and Eurasian Muslim Communities

June 18-19, 2020

Facilitators: Laura Olson Osterman (University of Colorado Boulder) and Wendell Schwab (Penn State University)


Climate and Society in Eurasia: past, Present and Future

June 22-24, 2020

Facilitators: Andy Bruno (Northern Illinois University) and Pey-Yi Chu (Pomona College)


A Woman's Work is never Done: Female Life and Labor across the Imperial, Soviet and Post-Soviet Eras

June 24-25, 2019

Facilitators: Colleen Lucey (University of Arizona) and Alexis Peri (Boston University)


Slavic Reference Service Reception

Invitation imagePlease join the Slavic Reference Service for our annual Summer Research Lab Reception.

Friday, June 21 at 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

University Library - Room 106

REEEC Events

SRL Coffee & Tea

June 13 at 3 PM

June 27 & July 11 at 2 PM

Lucy Ellis Lounge (1080 Foreign Languages Building) 


SRL Movie Night

June 14 & 28 at 7 PM

101 International Studies Building​


REEEC Noontime Scholars Lectures

June 13, 25 & July 10 at 12 PM

Lucy Ellis Lounge (1080 Foreign Languages Building) 


Also see the Russian, East European, & Eurasian Center Calendar.