Student profiles Back to 'Centre for Russian, European and Eurasian Studies' Our postgraduate students within the Centre for Russian, European and Eurasian Studies come from a range of backgrounds: Nipa Ghosh, Summer School in Prague on the subject of Crime, Law and Psychology, Prague, (July 2013) DescriptionI recently took part in a Summer School in Prague on the subject of Crime, Law and Psychology. The location of Prague; a historic mediaeval city with a socialist past which had undergone a 'velvet revolution' for me proved an interesting polemic. Video: John Kennedy, PhD CREES (2013) DescriptionJohn Kennedy describes his experience of studying a PhD at the Centre of Russian and East European Studies, University of Birmingham during a recent event. Video: Victoria Hudson, PhD CREES (2013) DescriptionVictoria Hudson describes her experience of studying a PhD at the Centre of Russian and East European Studies, University of Birmingham during a recent event. Sarah Dorr, CREES annual conference (June 2013) DescriptionAll in all, the CREES 50th Anniversary Conference was an intellectual, social, and cultural experience. It is an event that I recommend all future "Creesniks" take advantage of, and one that I hope to partake of again, in upcoming years. Youngmo Jung, Postgraduate study visit to Almaty, Kazakhstan (2012) DescriptionYoungmo Jung (South Korea)/ MSc in CREES/2012 reflects on his studies with CREES and particular on a trip to Almaty, Kazakhstan as part of his Masters course. Yeani Shin, Postgraduate study visit to Almaty, Kazakhstan (2012) DescriptionYeani Shin, MSc in Contemporary Russian and Eastern European Studies, 2011-2012, shares her reflections on a visit to Almaty, Kazakhstan, as part of her Masters programme with CREES. Rafael Gomez Sanchez, MSc Contemporary Russian and East European Studies (The Caucasus and Central Asia) (2012) DescriptionI chose to study with CREES as I was looking for somewhere in which I could study Central Asian countries with a broad, comprehensive perspective. After browsing the Internet I concluded that Birmingham offered the best overall course for my particular interests. Yeani Shin, MSc Contemporary Russian and East European Studies (2012) DescriptionCurrently studying Contemporary Russian and East European Studies MSc. "CREES's programme contains a good balance, so it encourages students to build a foundation and broaden evenly understanding of Russian and Eastern European, CIS region studies."