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Summer in Turkey: The Field School for Social Innovation

The Field School for Social Innovations is now accepting applications for its summer 2014 program that combines the study of social innovation with Turkish culture and ethnographic research methods. The application deadline is December 1st. For more information, visit http://field-school.org/future-trips/summer-2014/ or write to info@field-school.org.

European Academy of Diplomacy - Workshop

The European Academy of Diplomacy is now accepting applications for the first edition of the Energy Security Workshop and cordially invite you, your students and your colleagues to participate in this upcoming project. The Energy Security Workshop (ESW) is a diverse 5-day program designed to support participants with an interest in energy security and European energy policies. The program will deal with the latest developments and global trends in the energy sector, the geopolitics and the key challenges of the future.

16th Annual CIBER Business Language Conference

The Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBERs) would like to announce the Call for Proposal for the 16th Annual CIBER Business Language Conference. The conference will take place on April 24-26, 2014 at the Canyons Resort, Park City, Utah. The theme for the conference is “Embracing a New Era for Business, Language, and Culture” and the conference’s goal is to link the needs indicated by U.S.

Peace and Security Program in the South Caucasus

American Councils for International Education will be launching an exciting new program in Tbilisi, Georgia this summer to explore conflict resolution, nationalism and regional politics in the South Caucasus. Hosted by Ilia State University, Peace & Security in the South Caucasus will be conducted from July 6 to August 2, 2014. The program will be open to graduate and undergraduate students and will consist of two courses: Geopolitics, Conflict and Development in the South Caucasus and Society and Culture in the South Caucasus.

Documentary: "The Machine which Makes Everything Disappear"

On Tuesday, 11/26, the Georgian documentary "The Machine which Makes Everything Disappear" (Icarus, 2012) will be shown. This film is in Georgian with English subtitles and it runs about 100 minutes. This will be in Cobb 210 at 5:00 PM. Here is a description of the film (from Sundance): "The story begins with an experiment. A filmmaker in the country of Georgia posts an ad inviting youth to audition for her film. Facing the camera, the hopefuls confess their struggles and dreams. These raw interviews unfold seamlessly into cinematic slivers of Georgian life.

Turkish Circle

Please join Turkish Circle this Thursday (November 21st) at 4:30 pm in Pick 218 (Farouk Mustafa Memorial Lecture Room). We will be screening a movie called "Başka Dilde Aşk" or "Love in Another Language". The movie will have subtitles, so all levels of Turkish learners as well as anyone else who would like to take a movie break is invited! Ve tabi ki, there will be popcorn! For more information on the movie: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1513713/

Tomasz Pudlocki, "Images of Women in Provincial Newspapers of Eastern Galicia, 1867-1914"

Tomasz Pudlocki (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland) will give a lecture entitled "Images of Women in Provincial Newspapers of Eastern Galicia, 1867-1914" on Wednesday, November 20 at 4:30 p.m. in Foster 503.

Sponsored by the Colloquium Series of the Department of Slavic Langauges & Literatures

“Postimperial and Postcolonial Crossroads: The Scandal of the City” (Chicago, November 18–19, 2013)

For those who cannot attend the Ab Imperio−UIC interdisciplinary workshop “Postimperial and Postcolonial Crossroads: The Scandal of the City” (Chicago, November 18–19, 2013)

Program: http://abimperio.blogspot.com/

The event will be broadcast live at  www.tv.abimperio.net/

We’ll take questions and comments during the workshop online through the chat and forum on the broadcast page.

 

Animal Studies Workshop

The Animal Studies Workshop presents Jared Secord and a talk entitled "Animals, Identity, and the Environment in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds." The influx of foreign animals to Greece and Rome in the Hellenistic and Imperial periods provided challenges to geographically deterministic theories that emphasized links between a land’s human and animal populations. As much is apparent from the agricultural and zoological literature of the Roman Empire.

A.U.K. Summer Program

Since 2010 the A.U.K. Peace Building Post-Conflict Transformation and Development Program has provided students from the Balkans and around the world, a program taught by academic specialists and distinguished practitioners in the diplomatic, military, and civilian fields of conflict resolution and post-conflict reconstruction in the Balkans and the wider region. A.U.K. is pleased to host the fifth Peace-Building, Post-Conflict Transformation and Development Program to be held in summer 2014. The A.U.K.

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