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Family genealogy workshop

Writing Your Family History

There are many ways to record family history and many formats in which it can be presented. Come and explore family histories archived in the Genealogy Department of the Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture.


Presentation will be led by genealogist Karile Vaitkute.


General Admission $15; Museum Members Free


March 18, 2017


Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture | 6500 S. Pulaski Rd. | Chicago | 60629

Fuerstenberg Fellowship

Fuerstenberg Fellowship
Deadline: April 17 at 5pm CT
Type: Scholarship/research fellowship, PhD, MA
Eligibility: No citizenship requirements
Fields of Study: Any (but most competitive applicants come from the Humanities, Divinity, and Social Sciences)


Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) Dissertation Completion Fellowship
Deadline: April 1
Type: Dissertation write-up, PhD
Eligibility:No citizenship requirements, ABD by deadline, must be a member of SHAFR ($20 for students)
Fields of Study: Humanities and social sciences


What is an Artistic Practice of Human Rights?

A multi-day summit taking place at the University of Chicago on April 29 and May 1, 2017, which asks What is an artistic practice of human rights -- conceptually, aesthetically, and pragmatically? Join a group of distinguished artists from around the world as they propose, interrogate and/or challenge how an object, image or performative intervention might open up a novel vision of human rights.


Vivian Liska on "German Jewish Thought and its Afterlife"

Religion and Literature Workshop:


Vivian Liska on "German Jewish Thought and its Afterlife: A Tenuous Legacy.”


Tuesday March 28 | 4:30pm | Swift 106


KAIA String Quartet at UIMA

KAIA String Quartet
Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 7pm


"From the Rio de la Plata to the Dnieper"


KAIA String Quartet and guest pianist Mark Suddieth come together at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art to bring you an evening of tangos from Uruguay, Argentina and Ukraine!


ASEEES Dissertation Research Grants 2017-2018

Call for Applications


Dissertation Research Grants


Career-focused summer internships in Russia for undergraduate students

Crossroads Eurasia is still accepting applications for its summer internship program in Russia. The current application deadline is March 15, 2017.


Students can choose one of three options:

A Conversation with Maria Stepanova, Poet, Journalist and Editor-in-Chief of Colta.ru

SEENEXT together with the UIC Department of Slavic and Baltic languages and literatures present: A CONVERSATION WITH MARIA STEPANOVA, POET, JOURNALIST AND EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF COLTA.RU


March 13, 10am-12pm


Vladimir Putin’s war on independent media began soon after his ascent to power in 2000. However, the last phase of this war, in the aftermath of street protests of 2011-2012, led not only to closure or reconfiguration of existing media projects, but to a complete repurposing of media outlets as tools in the destruction of the field of public discussion.

Edin Hajdarpasic at SEENEXT

Edin Hajdarpasic, Professor at Loyola University Chicago.



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