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Welcome to REEES

The Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies is the home of undergraduate and graduate programs in all fields connected to Russia, Eastern Europe, and former Soviet Eurasia at the University of Oregon. Together with its sister programs in the Oregon Consortium of International and Area Studies Programs (OCIAS), the Center is located in Prince Lucien Campbell Hall (PLC) on the University of Oregon campus.

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Lecture and Recital: Oleg Timofeyev presents the Traditional Russian Art of 7-string Guitar

Russian guitarist, musicologist, and filmmaker Oleg Timofeyev will bring his rarely-heard repertoire to the University of Oregon. His lecture-recital will present an illustrated history of the traditional Russian seven-string guitar that originated in the 18th century during the reign of Catherine the Great. Oleg Timofeyev will perform compositions by I. von Held, A. Svientitsky, A. Sychra, and other outstanding Russian musicians.


Lecture and Recital
Thursday, October 8th, 2015
7:00 p.m.

Mills International Center in the EMU

University of Oregon

This event is co-sponsored by the Oregon Humanities Center, UO Libraries, and Mills International Center. This lecture-recital is free and open to the public. Please note the Mills Center, located in the EMU, is currently not accessible via elevator. Requests for accommodations for people with disabilities may be made in advance to: 541-346-0887 or




Author Elif Bautman reads from her hilarious book

The Possessed

Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them

Elif Batuman possessed

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Knight Library Browsing Room

Free and Open to the Public

This event is co-sponsored with The Oregon Humanities Center, Department of Comparative Literature, Creative Writing Program, Department of English, and UO Libraries.