Save the Date: 7th Annual International Education Conference, Nov. 7, 2014

7th Annual International Education Conference

Friday, November 7, 2014

International House (1414 East 59th Street)


This year's theme is "Problem-Solving: Classroom, Community, and the World" and teh objective is to link curriculum that addresses glbal issues (e.g. world conflicts, human rights, climate change, food security) and problem-solving strategies applicable within schools and neighborhoods.


Co-Sponsored by CIS, CEERES, CLAS, CEAS, CMES, OI, Smart Museum

Ukraine in Flames: A Roundtable on Recent Events in the Former Soviet Union, Oct. 2, 2014

Ukraine in Flames: A Roundtable on Recent Events in the Former Soviet Union


Thursday, October 2, 2014

International House (1414 East 59th Street)



Robert Bird (moderator), Slavic Languages & Literatures and CMS, University of Chicago

Andrei Gornykh, Mellon Visiting Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Chicago

Stanislav Markus, Political Science, University of Chicago

Marina Mogilner, History, University of Illinois-Chicago

Call for Papers: "The "next step" in the development of the civil society in Central and Eastern Europe?"

The  Poznan  branch  of  Polish  Sociological  Association,  The  Institute  for  Western Affairs and the Institute of Sociology at Adam Mickiewicz University invites applications for the conference:

The “next step” in the development  of the civil society  in Central  and Eastern  Europe?

to be held at the Institute for Western Affairs, Poznań, Poland, 4-5 December 2014. The civil society as a concept was revitalized in the 1980s. The reason for                    this

Internship, Educational Center "Cosmopolitan", Novosibirsk

Educational Center "Cosmopolitan", Novosibirsk, Russia, is pleased to announce that we have a vacancy available for an internship that starts in December 2014 or January 2015. The internship comprises participating in our winter language camp as a volunteer teacher of English, a course on methodology of teaching English to Russian learners, and a paid teaching position at the English language courses that we run in the city of Novosibirsk, the administrative capital of Siberia and the third largest city in Russia.

Linguistics/Human Devt. position, UC-San Diego

The Department of Linguistics ( and the Human Development Program ( within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Language Evolution and/or Development at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2015. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching in Linguistics and the Human Development Program.

British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellowships

The School of Languages and Cultures at the University of Sheffield is seeking to support an outstanding scholar for the British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellowship scheme. The School has a lively and cross-cutting research profile across four main departments (French, Germanic, Hispanic, and Russian & Slavonic), and hosts a number of vibrant research centres (

Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra in Chicago, October 6, 2014

Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra

in Historic U.S. Debut

with Music Director Muhai Tang

Special Guest Artist in Chicago, New York:

Met Opera Star Zeljko Lucic

Heritage Matters, Oct. 16, Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture


Politics & People Dialogue


Thursday, October 16th from 6-8pm

Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture

6500 S. Pulaski Rd., Chicago, IL


Light dinner will be served.

U Pitt seeks High School Russian Language Instructor

The University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Russian and East European Studies (REES) seeks an educator with experience teaching Russian at the high school level to collaborate on, and potentially serve as the lead instructor in, an intensive and immersive 4-week residential summer program for high school students.  The ideal candidate will have a detailed knowledge of ACTFL’s 5 C’s of Foreign Language Education and experience building these goal areas into curricula.  

American Councils opportunities and deadlines

We here at American Councils for International Education hope you had a wonderful summer and a great start to the fall semester. Thank you for allowing us to update you about our programs, refined throughout our almost 40 years of experience managing international exchanges in Eurasia and the Balkans.


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