"Russia's War on Ukraine: An IGI Series on Global Responsibilities” features multi-disciplinary events on the Russian invasion of and ongoing war in Ukraine. The series is hosted and sponsored by Illinois Global Institute (IGI) and its area and global studies centers and thematic programs. Some will be in-person and other events will be online. Links to recordings are included when available.
Thursday, March 3, 2022
A presentation by Eileen Kane, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Global Islamic Studies Program, Connecticut College. Part of the Humanities Research Institute research cluster "Russia and the Global Color Line."
Sponsored by Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center (REEEC) and Humanties Research Institute (HRI)
Friday, March 4
3:00-4:30 PM CST
Hosted on Zoom: Registration
"Africa, Race and the War in Ukraine": An Open Discussion. This will be on Zoom and an opportunity for people to share perspectives and ideas after some introductory remarks by our director, Terri Barnes and our colleague, Erik McDuffie. All are welcome to attend! Click here to register.
Sponsored by the Center for African Studies and the Illinois Global Institute “Russia's War on Ukraine” series
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Registration: Digital Activism Ukraine
Join UlUC international law, social informatics, and finance experts for a virtual panel on "Digital Activism and International Law in Ukraine" this Tuesday, March 8th, at 12pm. Professors Tatyana Deryugina (Gies College of Business), Madelyn Sanfillipo (School of Information Sciences), and Patrick Keenan (College of Law) will shed light on digital activism, social media platform responses, online fundraising efforts to help people affected by the war, and legal issues, including war crimes, as these pertain to the current situation in Ukraine.
Sponsored by Center for Global Studies (CGS), Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center (REEEC), College of Law, Gies College of Business, ISchool, and Illinois Global Institute's "Russia's War on Ukraine: An IGI Series on Global Responsibilities"
Thursday, March 10, 2022
In this conversation with the European Union Center, Stefano Oltolini, Soleterre's Ukraine Emergency Coordinator, will speak about the organization's work in Ukraine, including evacuating families and children to Poland, supplying hospitals in Ukraine, and providing food, shelter and psychological assistance to people traveling from eastern Ukraine to the western Ukrainian city of Lviv. This series of events features the work that NGOs are doing on the ground in Ukraine during the current crisis and how we can support their work.
Sponsored by European Union Center and Illinois Global Institute's "Russia's War on Ukraine" series
Thursday, March 31, 2022
4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Zoom Information available here: https://acdis.illinois.edu/news-events/news/teach-ukraine
Meeting ID: 818 0794 2691
Speakers: Prof. Nicholas Grossman, Political Science, Prof. Tomasz Kozlowski, NPRE, Prof.Frederick Lamb, Physics
Sponsored by The Program in Arms Control & Domestic & International Security
Friday, April 1, 2022
Please register at http://tiny.cc/EasternEuropeQA
*Please note: registration is capped at 50
This event is organized by the European Union Center and co-sponsored by the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center.
Russia's War on Ukraine: A Conversation with Alumnus Journalist Terrell Jermaine Starr
Please join the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center as we welcome alumnus and war correspondent Terrell Jermaine Starr for a Q&A session.
Sponsored by Russia, East European, and Eurasian Center. Co-sponsored by Illinois Global Institute, Department of African American Studies, Department of Journalism, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, The Offices of the Provost and Chancellor
*While on campus, Mr. Starr appeared on the 21st Show, WILL. That conversation is here: 21st Show: Terrell Jermaine Starr on Life and War in Ukraine
Please join REEEC and the University of Illinois School of Music for a series of events showcasing Ukrainian music, poetry, and art.
Tuesday, 26 April 2022 | 5:00 - 8:30 pm CDT
12:00 - 5:00 pm | Exhibit of Ukrainian Artifacts (Opening)
Spurlock Museum of World Cultures | 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, IL 61801
5:00 - 7:00 pm | Ukrainian Arts & Culture Exhibit
Music & Performing Arts Library | 1114 W Nevada St, Urbana, IL 61801
5:45 - 6:00 pm | Concert of Ukrainian Melodies
Altgeld Chimes, Michael Broussard & Sarah Kwilecki
Alma Mater Plaza | 1409 W Green St, Urbana, IL 61801
7:00 - 7:45 pm | Performances of Ukrainian Music & Poetry
Balkanalia (Donna A. Buchanan, director);
Elena Negruta; Larisa Chasanov; Valeria Sobol;
Ukrainian Students Association
Music Building South Lobby | 1114 W Nevada St
7:45 - 8:00 pm | Rapping with Ukraine
(Rudolf Haken and Will Patterson, co-directors)
Music Building Auditorium | 1114 W Nevada St
8:00 - 8:30 pm | Postlude
Featuring musical selections by
Balkanalia and the Hip-Hop Collective
Music Building Auditorium & South Lobby | 1114 W Nevada St
Hosted by: The University of Illinois School of Music; Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center
Co-sponsored by: Center for African Studies; Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies; Center for Global Studies; Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, European Union Center; Illinois Global Institute; Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program
The link below is to a page on the REEEC website that provides a summary of resources and events regarding Ukraine and the current crisis there. Items include interviews and opinion pieces that do not necessarily reflect REEEC perspectives.
REEEC alumnus Terrell Starr is in Ukraine reporting on the war. Follow and support his work at @terrelljstarr (Twitter).