Slavic and Eurasian Studies

HIV/AIDS in Eurasia: Regional and Comparative Perspectives

Mon, April 20, 2009 | UT campus, Texas Governor's Room, Texas Union 3.116

This event will feature scholars from across Russia and the United States engaged in social science research on topics related to HIV/AIDS in Eurasia. Panel presentations will include discussions on topics ranging from risk behavior, government response, sexual practices and stigma to the challenges of conducting field research on sensitive topics in Eurasia and the availability of data sources in the region.

An introductory address will be presented by UT Professor of Sociology, Dr. Cynthia Buckley, at 4:00 pm on April 20 in Littlefield House. A reception will immediately follow the introductory address. This event is free and open to the public. However, if you plan to attend please RSVP by email to ( no later than April 15. For more information about this event, please contact Amy McMillan (, Alisha Kirchoff (, or visit the conference website at:

Sponsored by: CREEES; Social Science Research Council; Center for Russia, East Europe and Central Asia at the University of Wisconsin, Madison

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