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Learning History and Culture through Soviet Children's Books

Teacher Workshop

Learning History and Culture through Soviet Children’s Books

 

University of Chicago Regenstein Library

Saturday, November 12, 2011 2:00-5:00

 

Being Black and Ukrainian: A Balancing Act

“Being Black and Ukrainian: A Balancing Act”

Presented by Terrell Starr (New York-based freelance Journalist; M.S. in News-Editorial Journalism, MA in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, UIUC; and Fulbright Scholar-Ukraine)

 

November 9, 2011 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Franke Institute for the Humanities

 

light refreshments will be served

 

Co-sponsored by CEERES and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture

 

Places of Power and Little Things that Make us Cry: Exploring the Serbian Imaginary

Marko Zivkovic

Assistant Professor and Associate Chair Dept of Anthropology, University of Alberta

“Places of Power and Little Things that Make us Cry: Exploring the Serbian Imaginary”

 

Respondant, Nada Petkovic

Thurs Nov 10, 2011 4:30-6:00

Haskell 101

 

light refreshments provided

 

Presented by CEERES and the Anthropology of Europe Workshop

Ryszard Kapuściński: The Poet of Reportage

Ryszard Kapuściński: The Poet of Reportage

Monday, January 09, 2012 at 09:00 AM

DOVA Temporary Gallery, 5228 S. Harper Ave

 

 

Eastern European Career Opportunities for Students

February 23, 2012 5:30-7:30pm

Assembly Hall, International House

Free food from Pizza Capri

 

This event is intended to help students find internships, job opportunities and other resources that make use of and reinforce their Eastern European language and area studies knowledge. Representatives of various agencies–including CAPS, the Polish Consulate, the Community Health Clinic, and CEERES–will speak about resources and opportunities available through their organizations.

Medical Pluralism in Soviet and Post-Soviet Eurasia

Medical Pluralism in Soviet and Post-Soviet Eurasia

March 2, 2012 at 9:00am-5:00pm

Franke Institute for the Humanities

1100 E 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637

 

 

Cinema Komunisto, Q & A with Director, Mila Turajlic

March 16, 2012 at 1:00pm

Film Studies Center, C307

5811 S. Ellis Ave.

 

Please join the Slavic Colloquium for a screening of the documentary Cinema Komunisto, which chronicles the fascinating story of Yugoslavian cinema under Tito. Cinema Komunisto played to a sold out theater at the Chicago International Film Festival, where it won the award for best documentary film, and to large audiences across former Yugoslavia.
The screening will be followed by Q & A with director, Mila Turajlic.

 

Light refreshments will be served.

 

Danforth and Van Boeschoten : “The Politics of Memory and the Greek Civil War”

The Politics of Memory and the Greek Civil War

Loring M. Danforth and Riki van Boeschoten

 

April 5, 2012 at 4:30pm

University of Chicago, Haskell 315

 

 

The Motif of the Cave and the Narrative Tradition of Nāṣir-i Khusraw in Badakhshan

The Motif of the Cave and the Narrative Tradition of Nāṣir-i Khusraw in Badakhshan

Professor Jo-Ann Gross (Professor of Middle Eastern and Central Eurasian History, The College of New Jersey)

 

Social Sciences Tea Room

April 11, 2012 at 4:30pm

 

 

 

Where East Meets West: On Cultural Perspectives of the Subjective Well-Being in the Republic of Macedonia

“Where East Meets West: On Cultural Perspectives of the Subjective Well-Being in the Republic of Macedonia”

Ognen Spasovski

PhD Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar University of Pennsylvania Department of Psychology

 

At the Comparative Human Development Workshop

April 18, 2012

Harper 130

4:30p.m.-6:00 p.m.

 

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