2017-2018

European and Eurasian Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Pittsburgh

On Friday, April 13, 2018, the Center for Russian and East European Studies (REES), the European Studies Center (ESC), and the International Business Center (IBC) at the University of Pittsburgh will sponsor the annual European and Eurasian Undergraduate Research Symposium at Pitt.

29th Polish Film Festival in America

The 29th Polish Film Festival in America, one of Chicago’s premier film events, will take place from November 4 to 19, 2017 in two premier cinematic venues in the Chicagoland. Over seventy feature, documentary and animated films made by Polish filmmakers will be presented, most of them with English subtitles.

 

ASEEES Cohen-Tucker Dissertation Research Fellowships, 2018-19

The Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies invites applications for the Stephen F. Cohen- Robert C. Tucker Dissertation Research Fellowship (CTDRF) Program.

 

The application deadline is January 8, 2018.

 

Reference letter deadline: January 15, 2018 (Referees will be contacted with instructions to submit the letters as soon as the application is received)

 

Extended Deadlines for Spring, 2018 Programs in Eurasia

The School of Russian & Asian Studies (SRAS), an organization dedicated to educational opportunities offered by Russia and Eurasia, would like to announce extended application deadlines for the following selected spring programs abroad.

 

You can find all these programs listed, with hyperlinks, here: http://www.sras.org/extended_deadlines_spring_2018

 

You can also find information on the select programs below: 

 

Debate on the Russian Revolution

Join the UChicago Political Union and the Platypus Society tomorrow for an anniversary debate on the Russian Revolution

 

Almost exactly 100 years after Bolsheviks took power in St. Petersburg, we'll be debating the legacy of the Russian Revolution.

 

Time and Location: Saieh 146, at 5:30 PM Wedensday, 11/1.

 

There will be free dinner provided!

Postdoc Position in Russian Cognitive Linguistics

We are pleased to announce a postdoc position in Russian Cognitive Linguistics. Potential applicants are encouraged to write to laura.janda@uit.no

 

Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Linguistics (Cognitive Linguistics: Empirical Approaches to Russian)

 

Application date: November 17, 2017
Ref.: 2017/5200

 

Mladen Dolar: “The Prosthetic God: Freud’s Unbehagen and the Enigma of Drives and Culture”

The Department of Germanic Studies is pleased to invite you to a lecture by Mladen Dolar from the University of Ljubljana on Friday, November 3rd, at 4:30pm in WB 408.

 

Professor Dolar is Visiting Romberg Professor, and his talk, entitled “The Prosthetic God: Freud’s Unbehagen and the Enigma of Drives and Culture” should be of interest to a great many of you, and all are welcome to attend the lecture. 

 

Art Institute Exhibit: Revoliutsiia! Demonstratsiia! Soviet Art Put to the Test

The October Revolution of 1917 changed the course of world history; it also turned Russia into a showcase filled with models. Every object and sphere of activity had to demonstrate how society could be remade according to revolutionary principles. It would take intensive experimentation and discussion to determine the shape of this unprecedented society. To be realized in any concrete way, communism had to be modeled and put on display.

 

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