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Robert Bird at Literature & Philosophy Workshop

Thursday, April 2, at 4:30 pm in Foster 305, the Literature & Philosophy Workshop will be hosting Robert Bird, Associate Professor in Slavics at the University of Chicago.
 

"Dispatches from Dystopia: Histories of Places Not Yet Forgotten" - Book Release with Kate Brown

Monday, April 20, 2015

Kate Brown (University of Maryland) will discuss her new book, "Dispatches from Dystopia: Histories of Places Not Yet Forgotten".  Eleonora Gilburd (History, University of Chicago) will moderate the talk.

 

Explore Western Turkey This Summer with GEEO+CMES, July 13-27, 2015

Explore Western Turkey This Summer!

GEEO, the Global Exploration for Educators Organization, has teamed up with the University of Chicago's Center for Middle Eastern Studies to bring you this exciting opportunity to visit Western Turkey this summer.

 

 

Western Turkey

July 13 - 27, 2015

Academic escort: Alexander Barna, University of Chicago

 

 

IOP, "Fighting Corruption Inside Putin’s Russia with Bill Browder (AB ’85)," April 20, 2015

Bill Browder’s journey started on the South Side of Chicago and moved through the University of Chicago to Stanford Business School to the dog-eat-dog world of hedge fund investing in the 1990s. It continued in Moscow, where Browder made his fortune heading the largest investment fund in Russia after the Soviet Union’s collapse. But when he exposed the corrupt oligarchs who were robbing the companies in which he was investing, Vladimir Putin turned on him, expelled him from Russia, and stole $230 million in tax payments.

Internship Opportunity: Ongoing Summer Green Corps Internships

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CFP: "Chicago Catholic Immigrants Conference: The Poles," Loyola University, Nov. 13-14, 2015; submission deadline July 31, 2015

The Joan and Bill Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage and

The Interdisciplinary Polish Studies Program

 

Chicago Catholic Immigrants Conference: The Poles

November 13-14, 2015 Loyola University Chicago

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

 

Job Posting: Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow (Slavic Program), Florida State University (Postdoctoral, FL); application deadline April 13, 2015

The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at Florida State University invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in its Slavic Program beginning August 10, 2015. The postdoctoral fellow is responsible for teaching courses that contribute to the Slavic Program’s curriculum and completing work related to their research interests that will culminate in the presentation of a public lecture.

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