Graduating REEI students participated in the annual REEI Poster Session on April 24th in the Hamilton Lugar Atrium. Pictured from left to right: Michelle Schulte, Clare Angeroth Franks, Nick Jackskon, Gregory Aimaro-Parmut, Alyse Camus, Austin Wilson, Morgan Richardson, Madeline McCann, and Kayla MacDavitt. Their poster titles are listed here.
Gregory Aimaro (REEI) is the subject of an interview conducted and written up in Ukrainian that appeared in the December, 2018 issue of Pryluky City, a monthly newspaper published in Pryluky, Ukraine. Read it here.
Andrew Jacobs (History) presented a chapter of his dissertation, "The Making of a State-Sponsored Heroine: Angela Davis, African Americans, and the Promise of the Soviet Union," during a session at the Midwest Russian History Workshop at Northwestern University (April 13-14).
Alisha Kirchoff (Sociology) has been elected Graduate Student Representative for the Association of Women in Slavic Studies.
Szabolcs László (PhD candidate, History) has received a 2019 International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) from the Social Science Research Council, which will provide twelve-months funding for his dissertation research project entitled "Transcending the Cold War: Cultural and Scholarly Relations between Hungary and the U.S.,1960-1989." László’s research explores scientific and artistic interactions across the Iron Curtain from the perspective of transnational history, and builds on archives from both Hungary and the U.S.. Szabolcs László also presented his paper entitled "Travel Reports and Knowledge Acquisition about the 'West' in Communist Hungary" at the workshop Communist Parties in East Central Europe: Frameworks of Knowledge Acquisition and Dissemination 1945–1989 held at Central European University, Budapest, on April 26, 2019.