CEERES eBulletin

CEERES of Voices: Noemi Marin and Octavian Gabor

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

On Tuesday, April 9, join CEERES for a conversation with authors Noemi Marin and Octavian Gabor, who will discuss their new books, Aerul departarii and Pray for Brother Alexander.

Seminary Co-Op
5751 S. Woodlawn
Chicago, IL 60637

4/10 film screening: Traces in the Snow

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

On April 10, 2019, join CEERES for a film screening of "Traces in the Snow," a feature length documentary on Siberia’s punk scene in the 1980’s.

4/5 Lecture: Guido Hausmann on "The Legacies of Brest-Litovsk 1918"

Friday, April 5, 2019

On April 5, join CEERES for a lecture and discussion with Professor Guido Hausmann of the University of Regensburg on the Brest-Litovsk treaty of 1918.

Friday, April 5, 4:30pm
Rosenwald Hall, Room 405
1101 East 58th Street

CEERES of Voices: Victoria Smolkin - "A Sacred Space Is Never Empty"

Monday, April 8, 2019

On April 8, 2019, please Join CEERES for a conversation with author Victoria Smolkin about her new book, A Sacred Space is Never Empty.

When the Bolsheviks set out to build a new world in the wake of the Russian Revolution, they expected religion to die off. Soviet power used
a variety of tools--from education to propaganda to terror—to turn its vision of a Communist world without religion into reality. Yet even with its
monopoly on ideology and power, the Soviet Communist Party never succeeded in overcoming religion and creating an atheist society.

CEERES of Voices: Katherine Verdery - "My Life as a Spy"

Monday, April 15, 2019

Monday, April 15 at 6pm
Seminary Co-Op Bookstore
5751 S. Woodlawn, Chicago, IL 60637

Join CEERES for a conversation with author Katherine Verdery about her new book, My Life as a Spy.

Job: Associate Director, European Union Center, University of Illinois

Associate Director

European Union Center

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


The Associate Director will execute the programmatic activities, manage staff, oversee the graduate program, manage budgets, and provide strategic guidance for developing core areas of the European Union Center (EUC) in a professionally efficient and effective manner.


CFP: Conference “Caucasian Languages: Typology and Diachrony”

On 23–24 October 2019, the Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow) organizes a conference on “Caucasian Languages: Typology and Diachrony”, in honor of the eminent Russian Caucasiologist Mikhail Egorovich Alekseev, who would have turned 70 this year. In line with the scientific interests of M.E. Alekseev, topics of the conference include typological and historical comparative studies of Caucasian languages, and sociolinguistic and cross-cultural aspects of the languages of the Caucasus.


CFA: Postdoctoral Researcher, "Empires of Memory" (Istanbul, Budapest, Thessaloniki, Sarajevo)

The Max Planck Research Group, “Empires of Memory: The Cultural Politics of Historicity in Former Habsburg and Ottoman Cities,” based at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen, Germany, seeks to appoint a postdoctoral research fellow with an outstanding academic record for a position to begin in late summer or early autumn 2019. Under the supervision of group leader Dr. Jeremy F.

Job: Teaching Fellowship at Boğaziçi University

Teaching Fellowship in the Field of Medieval or Early Modern Armenian History at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation


The Department of History at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, invites applications for a one-year (two semesters) Teaching Fellowship in the field of Medieval or Early Modern Armenian History to be funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation starting in September 2019.


Vaclav Havel Library Foundation Playwriting Competition

VHLF & DAMU announce a contest for the students of drama and performance studies

Vaclav Havel Library Foundation together with the Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU) announce a contest for students of drama and performance studies for the best mini-drama on the theme “Ferdinand Vanek Today” based on the character from the Vanek Trilogy


Deadline: May 15, 2019



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