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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.


Slavic Forum

Stevanovich Center, Room 112, 5727 S. University Ave.
First Panel Begins at 9pm
Keynote begins at 6pm



Conference Program


Friday, May 11, 2012

9:15am - 10:45am: Panel I, (Re)Inventing and/or Shifting Borders

Proposed Discussant: Prof. Bozena Shallcross / Katherine Hill-Reischl


Nicoletta Rousseva, University of California, Davis "A Boundless Space, An Intimate Space: Rethinking Sovereignty Through the Work of Alban Muja"


Rethinking Crossroads: Macedonia in Global Context

Saturday, March 31, 2007

The social scientific and humanistic research that emerged from and about Macedonia following its independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, as was the case for other countries in Southeastern Europe, tended to focus on two major themes: the processes that came to be collectively glossed by the term "transition", and the causes, consequences, and representations of the tensions, violence and wars that spread across the region during Yugoslavia's dissolution.

The Caucasus: Directions and Disciplines

Thursday, May 17, 2007 to Saturday, May 19, 2007

Since the break-up of the Soviet Union, the study of the Caucasus across a range of fields has grown and matured, even as it has faced serious challenges, from the heavy toll exacted by violent conflicts to the wages of corruption. Despite these challenges, the study of the Caucasus is garnering new attention which suggest that it is poised to inaugurate a new era in regional studies and a new series of contributions to traditional disciplines.

Siberian Thaw: Climate Change and Social Change in Siberia

Friday, May 9, 2008 to Saturday, May 10, 2008

This workshop brought together researchers from a variety of disciplines (anthropology, linguistics, musicology and environmental science) to explore the interrelations between culture, language and environment in Siberia and to investigate ways for the academic community to respond to the accelerating pace of change.


Islam, Modernity, and Eurasia

Friday, October 3, 2008 to Saturday, October 4, 2008


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