Speaker Recommendation Form

Section 1



Noontime Scholar Speaker Series

Presentations on current research by faculty and students from the University of Illinois, as well as other institutions.

New directions in Russian east European and Eurasian studies

A colloquium series featuring leading scholars who conduct cutting-edge research, often of a cross disciplinary nature, use innovative methodologies, and are defining the intellectual direction in the field.

Distinguished speaker series

Features prominent policy makers, business professionals, public activists and other non-academic speakers who have made an impact in the region or affected perceptions of it in the United States .

Outreach Component

As a federally designated National Resource Center, the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center provides training and educational materials for K-12 teachers and community college instructors in the Midwest. The Center’s programs assist educators in developing curriculum and are designed to teach students about geography, culture, government, and history through hands-on activities and interesting lessons.

By submitting a recommendation for a guest speaker, the recommender agrees to work in cooperation with REEEC as a host for this prospective visit. This would include support for identifying students or faculty members interested in meeting with the speaker and helping with other efforts as needed. While we accept all nominations from our faculty and do our best to honor the requests of our colleagues, we cannot guarantee that all nominations will guarantee an invitation to speak. Thank you for your submission!