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Exhibit on the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Exhibit on the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Runs through early June

5th Floor of City Hall


More info here

Chicago Sister Cities Russia Day Gala

Russia Day Gala

June 13, 2013


The Drake Hotel


Chairs Aleksandra Efimova and Prince Piotr Galitzine of the Moscow Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International, in partnership with the US-Russia Chamber of Commerce invite you to the Third Annual Russia Day Gala at the Drake Hotel’s Gold Coast Ballroom.


The black tie gala will honor His Excellency Sergey I. Kislyak, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United States.


Czech That Film at the Gene Siskel Film Center

Czech That Film


From June 9 through July 3, the Gene Siskel Film Center presents Czech That Film, presented by Staropramen in cooperation with the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago. Provocative premieres and prizewinners make up this series of eight recent films, which opens on June 9 with an appearance by director David Ondricek with IN THE SHADOW, this year’s Oscar submission from theCzech Republic.


Grant Announcement: Prochazka Funds

for Czech and Slovak Language Study
Slavic Languages & Literatures
University of Chicago

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures is soliciting applications for those interested in any area in Czech or Slovak Studies during Summer 2013 with the support of a fellowship from the Procházka Funds

*All applicants must be graduate students*.


Priority will be given to graduate students in the Humanities Division at the University of Chicago.

CFP: International Conference on Higher Education in Socialist East-Central Europe

International Conference

Higher Education in Socialist East-Central Europe

Economic Planning, Fields of Study, Human Capital Formation

Bucharest, November 15-16, 2013

Deadline for Proposal submission September 10, 2013


Call for Papers


Screening: The Woman with the Five Elephants

The Woman with the Five Elephants

(Original Title: Die Frau mit den 5 Elefanten)

by Vadim Jendreyko (2009)


When:          Tuesday, June 4, at 6 p.m.


Where:         Goethe Institut Chicago,

                     150 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 200, Chicago.


Why:            To enjoy the documentary film about Svetlana Geier, by

Golosa Spring Concert Series

Golosa's spring concert series is right around the corner! May and June offer two chances to hear authentic Russian folk song in Chicago.

First, Golosa will return to Bond Chapel at our home campus of the University of Chicago. This spiritually inspiring ceremonial room always provides an inviting backdrop for our songs and stories.

Matt Creighton: "Buber Reads Kafka"


4:30 PM    

Swift Hall, 1025 E. 58th St., Room 403 

Matt Creighton, admitted PhD Student in History of Judaism

Matt will present his paper, "Buber Reads Kafka."


Sponsored by the Jewish Studies Workshop.

Chicago Duo Piano Festival


Annual Event Features Four Concerts Open to the Public


CFP: Laboratorium: Russian Review of Social Research

Laboratorium: Russian Review of Social Research invites submissions of article manuscripts for publication.Laboratorium is a bilingual (Russian and English) open-access journal; submissions undergo double-blind peer review. The journal is published with the support of the Centre for Independent Social Research (CISR), Saint Petersburg, Russia.  Laboratorium offers scholars from Russia and other countries an international platform to publish results of their empirical studies across social sciences.


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