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Fundamentals of Teaching workshops for UChicago grad students

Fundamentals of Teaching in the Humanities

Instructors: Madeleine Elfenbein and Chaz Lee

When: Mondays, 4-5:30 p.m. (October 3, 10, 17, and 24)

Where: Gates-Blake 133

 

MEHAT workshop: "Amir Temür in Karimov's Functionalist Reconstruction of Uzbek History"

Zachary Schuyler (CMES)

"Ironing Out National Ideology: Amir Temür in Karimov's Functionalist Reconstruction of Uzbek History"

 

Wed, Oct. 5, 2016

3pm-4:20pm 

Pick Hall 218

 

Diplomatic Encounters with Umut Acar, Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Chicago

Thursday, September 29, 5pm
 

Diplomatic Encounters with Umut Acar
Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Chicago

 

"Turkey Coup Attempt of July 15 and the Restructuring of the Turkish State"
a conversation moderated by Professor Hakan Karateke

 

Saieh 021

 

Teacher workshop: Engineering & Mathematics in Ancient Mesopotamia & Egypt

Teacher Workshop

 

Engineering & Mathematics in Ancient Mesopotamia & Egypt 
Sat, Oct 8, 8:30am – 3:00pm 
(6.5 Clock Hours)

 

In this Common Core-aligned workshop, you will:

Ancient Societies Workshop - "Sacred Ionia: Identity and the Religious Experience in Archaic Anatolia"

“Sacred Ionia: Identity and the Religious Experience in Archaic Anatolia”

Emily Wilson (University of Chicago, Classics) 

 

Nov. 22, 2016

3:30pm, Classics 110

Reception to follow

Mellon Fellowships, Stanford University

Stanford University invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships in the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities, a unique opportunity for the best recent Ph.D. recipients in the humanities to develop as scholars and teachers. Up to five fellowships will be awarded for a two-year term (with the possibility of a third).

Ukrainian translators needed for human rights NGO

The European Human Rights Advocacy Centre, a legal NGO based in London and working with organizations such as Memorial across the post-Soviet space, is in urgent need of Ukrainian translators. EHRAC litigates cases before the European Court on Human Rights on behalf of individuals and organizations in Russia, Ukraine, and the Caucasus, and translators would work on case-related documents of all kinds, translating them into English for the use of attorneys in London.

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