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Sabrina P. Ramet speaks on "Dead Kings and National Myths"

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Prof. Ramet, a noted scholar of the Balkans, discusses the political use of national myths

Experiences at the Edges of Soviet Power: the Baltic, the Balkans, and Central Asia

Friday, February 25, 2011

Four cultural anthropologists share their perspectives on social life in the Soviet Union and its satellites.

After Chernobyl: Photographs by Michael Forster Rothbart

Monday, March 28, 2011 to Friday, May 20, 2011

In the 25th anniversary year of the Chernobyl nuclear accident, this stirring exhibit examines the everyday life and struggles of people living in the disaster's wake.

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



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