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Call for Papers: VII Annual International Conference, Center for Economic Research, St. Petersburg State University

VII Annual International Conference
Center for Economic Research of St. Petersburg State University
Economy. Literature. Language
4-6 June 2018


The conference is expected to discuss the following issues: Economics as rhetoric.


REECA Invites Paper Proposals for Winter 2018

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia (REECA) is excited to invite proposals for workshop papers and presentations for the Winter 2018 quarter!


Study Abroad Program: Culture & Politics

4-week, faculty-led, interdisciplinary Study Abroad program in Prague for June 2018

Slavic Studies Summer Programs

SRAS is proud to announce several exciting summer programs – some new and some revised in innovative ways.


Many of these programs are specifically designed to interest those both inside and outside Slavic studies. We hope that they might be useful in drawing more interest or at least informed awareness of the rich opportunities our region of the world affords! 


The Backwards Flip: Designing Russian Courses for Advanced Proficiency

Join us for the Webinar
The Backwards Flip: Designing Russian Courses for Advanced Proficiency


Led by Thomas Garza (University of Texas at Austin)

Wednesday, December 6, 4:00-5:30 PM EST
Register now


Armenian Studies Summer School, Yerevan, Armenia

This 21 days summer school offers participants to master skills in written and oral modern Armenian, reading and interpreting Armenian texts from different periods as well as rapidly deepening their knowledge in colloquial Armenian.


During the summer school, 2 cultural trips will be offered, which will transform your stay in Armenia into an unforgettable, academically oriented endeavor.


Study Abroad: Georgian Foodways

Although Georgia is only about the size of West Virginia, the tiny country is home to several distinct cultures. Each of these cultures has contributed to Georgia's legendary culinary traditions and many have developed their own variations of dishes now often collectively known as "Georgian."


Armenian Circle Dolma Making Party

This Saturday, December 2nd, the Armenian Circle is planning on having their annual Dolma making party hosted by one of their students. They will be meeting at 4 pm to begin preparing the Dolma and anticipate to eat at about 6 pm. Everyone is welcome, but please RSVP to armenabkarian@gmail.com by Thursday to let them know if you are coming so they know how much meat and other provisions to buy.  You are welcome to bring other food items to share.

Armenian Circle Opportunities

The Parish Council of St. James has expressed a desire to connect more with UChicago students. Please take a look at the following and let armenabkarian@gmail.com know if anything is of interest to you.

1.    Some parishioners have furniture they can donate to students, like desks, chairs, etc.

2.    The Parish Council would like to invite all the UChicago Armenian students to our Christmas Party on December 3rd, 4pm, Calo’s Restaurant, in Andersonville. We will take care of transportation and the ticket.

Two Pre-Doc positions in Polish Linguistics at Mainz University, Germany

The Development of the Polish Aspect System in the Last 250 Years against the Background of Neighbouring Languages (DiAsPol)
Marek Łaziński (Warsaw)
Björn Wiemer (Mainz)


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