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Call for Participants: "International Peace Forum Caucasus (IPFC)," Tbilisi, Georgia, June 22-27, 2015; application deadline April 17, 2015

International Peace Forum Caucasus (IPFC) in Tbilisi

Call for participation in the first International Peace Forum Caucasus on "Identities as obstacle for conflict resolution in the region?" in Tbilisi



"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.



April 20, 2015

6:00 p.m.

Seminary Co-op Bookstore

5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Chicago, IL 60637



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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We have over 350 alumni working with groups like Greenpeace, Food & Water Watch, the Sierra Club, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, National Wildlife Federation, Union of Concerned Scientists and more.


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





Graduate Student Affairs, "March Term 'Innovacation': Introduction to Innovation for Graduate Students and Postdocs," March 23-27, 2015 (open to all UChicago graduate students and postdocs)

Curious about how to tap into resources related to innovation on campus and in Chicago? Interested to learn about how innovation "works," and about how you can use the skills and language of innovators to better describe and develop experiences as a graduate student or postdoc?



Join us for a series of workshops led by various innovation hubs. All workshops will take place at the Chicago Innovation Exchange


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