The Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies serves as the focal point at the University of California at Berkeley for students and faculty who conduct research and teaching on the geographic region of the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. 


Upcoming Events


ISEEES has a YouTube Channel with a selection of talks that have happened since March 2021. Please enjoy viewing and listening to past lectures by our guests. We have more virtual programming planned for next semester and will update the community as we learn more about pandemic restrictions for Spring 2022.

Thomas Sliwowski, a PhD candidate in Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley, wrote the following article: "The Gay Panopticon: On Remigiusz Ryziński’s 'Foucault in Warsaw'" for the LA Review of Books. You can read the article here.