2017-2018

REECA Workshop: "The Selfie as Domestic Politics and Practice in Russia" by Zosha Winegar-Schultz

Please join us Friday, February 23 for the Interdisciplinary Approaches to Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia (REECA) workshop!

The paper topic is:

"Я Сама, Фотка Себя: The Selfie as Domestic Politics and Practice in Russia"

Description/abstract:

Funding: PhD work at Dublin City Univ. focused on Shadow Economies in former USSR

Informality, informal or shadow economies, with a specific focus on the former USSR region (Southern Caucasus or Central Asia)
Dublin City University (www.dcu.ie) is a research-intensive, globally-engaged, dynamic institution consistently positioned in the rankings of the world’s top young universities.  Dublin City University is ranked in the top 150 in the world for politics and international relations by both the QS and Shanghai world rankings.

CFP: "Science Fiction and Communism," American University in Bulgaria

CFP: "Science Fiction and Communism"
When:  May 26 - 27, 2018
Where:  American University in Bulgaria (Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria) Abstract deadline: February 23, 2018 Acceptance responses will be send out by March 9, 2018

2/21 Armenian Cirlce: Queer Histories and Colonial Effects in Armenia," by Niko Shahbazian

Dear Friends of the Armenian Circle,

Please join us this Wednesday (2/21) at 5:30PM in Pick Hall 319 for a very special presentation in English:

"Queer Histories and Colonial Effects in Armenia"
By: Niko Shahbazian

Looking forward to seeing you there! There will be snacks!

GoCamp Ukraine Summer 2018 Volunteer Programs


Ukraine needs volunteers for the biggest educational programme in Eastern Europe!

Yiddish Tish - Coffee and Yiddish Speaking - Wednesdays

Wednesday, February 21, 28 and every wednesday thereafter
Yiddish Tish
University of Chicago, Classics Building, 1010 E. 59th Street, Room 113
1:00 p.m.

2/20 Logan Center: Voices from a Changing Middle East performance

Voices from a Changing Middle East
Tuesday, February 20, 7:00pm
Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Penthouse

Mosaic Theater Company of DC presents selections from its acclaimed Voices From a Changing Middle East Festival Tour, bringing works about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to life as seen through Muslim, Christian, and Jewish lenses.

Free Online Russian Course at Wayne State

Wayne State is again offering the first year of Russian online this summer. Classes will be taught T Th  12:00PM - 03:20PM live online via Blackboard Collaborate (free to students who register).
More information is available here: http://www.clas.wayne.edu/languages/Online-Russian

3/8 UChicagoGRAD Tax Workshops for graduate students

Save-the-Date: GRAD Tax Workshop – LUNCH PROVIDED!
Thursday, March 8, Noon-1pm, UChicagoGRAD HQ (University Bookstore, Third Floor)

2/19 UChicagoGRAD talk: Improving your interview skills

GRADTalk: Improving Your Interview Skills
Monday, February 19, 12:30-1:30pm, UChicagoGRAD HQ

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