The Ellison Center is proud to announce

Professor Galya Diment has been awarded the Hanauer Distinguished Professorship; her term will start September 1. The Hanauer Professor, a distinguished faculty member whose research and teaching addresses issues pertinent to Western Civilization, will teach one class annually on a topic involving Western Civilization in its various aspects and participate in the life of the Honors Program, including serving on the Honors Faculty Council and meeting regularly with students. Congratulations Dr. Diment!

Migration and Multiculturalism in Europe

2015 SUMMER TEACHER WORKSHOP

August 12, 2015

The Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies, the Center for West European Studies, the European Union Center of Excellence, and the Center for Global Studies are partnering for an educator workshop on modern migration and Europe. Join us on August 12!

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CzechThat_BannerThe Seattle International Film Festival presents four days of the newest and greatest films celebrating the variety of Czech cinema, including official Academy Award submission Fair Play; Icing, the latest from acclaimed director Jan Hřebejk (Kawasaki’s Rose, Innocence); an opening night presentation To See the Sea with popular Czech actor and director Jiří Mádl in person; and more!

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Ellison Center Polish Festival

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UPCOMING COURSES

Summer and Fall 2015 classes are out and you can select and register for courses through the UW time schedule. Here is a list of selected REECAS classes:

UPCOMING COURSES

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FALL 2015

POST-CONFLICT STATES AND SOCIETIES IN EUROPE

With the return of conflict to Europe in Ukraine and the continuation of conflicts near Europe’s borders as in Syria, essential questions for European security have re-emerged: how can conflicts be contained or resolved; how do post-conflict states and societies engage in the tasks of stabilization and reconstruction; how well or how poorly do post-conflict societies fare in creating the foundations for durable peace and prosperity; what lessons might European experiences bring to light for other conflicts around the world?

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The Ellison Center is now on iTunes and SoundCloud! We’re happy to announce that we are producing podcasts of our many events, so now you can enjoy REECAS lectures on the go. Look us up on iTunes by searching “Ellison Center UW” or check us out on SoundCloud. And don’t forget to subscribe! You’ll never need to miss an Ellison Center talk again.   Ellison Center Podcast  Ellison Center Podcast


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