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Program Assistant -- Russia/Eurasia Program

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a unique global network of policy research centers in Russia, China, Europe, the Middle East, India, and the United States, is seeking a program assistant to work with scholars in our Washington, DC-based Russia/Eurasia program.


Religious Research Association Constant H. Jacquet Research Award

Religious Research Association Constant H. Jacquet Research Award
Deadline: April 30
Type: Research grant, PhD, MA
Eligibility: No citizenship requirements
Fields of Study: Social sciences, divinity, humanities


Lecturer in Russian at the University of Wisconsin--Madison

The Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic of the University of Wisconsin--Madison seeks to fill a vacancy for a Lecturer in Russian for Fall 2017, with the possibility of extension to Spring 2018. Course load is 3 courses per semester. Salary commensurate with experience. In Fall 2017 the successful candidate will teach the following courses: Vladimir Nabokov: Russian and American Writings [in English]; History of Russian Culture [in Russian, for students above the level of fourth-year Russian]; and Third-Year Russian. Ph.D.

Kobzaring in the New World with Jurij Fedynskyj

Inviting all musicians, music enthusiasts, bandura and folk music lovers for a presentation and performance of the ancient blind minstrel tradition of the kobzar.


Admission Free

Saturday April 8th at 4:00 p.m. 

Ukrainian National Museum
2249 W. Superior Street


For more information contact the museum at 312.421.8020

U.S. - Russia Peer-to-Peer Program

The 2017 competition for the U.S.-Russia Peer-to-Peer Dialogue Program is now open.  

The application deadline is 18:00 Moscow time (11:00 EDT), Thursday, June 1, 2017.


Genocide in the Ottoman Empire

Genocide in the Ottoman Empire


Sunday, April 23, 2017 (3:00-5:30pm) @ the National Hellenic Museum (333 S. Halsted)


Co-Presented with The Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center (AMPHRC)


Book talk with Speaker George N. Shirinian, Executive Director, International Institute for Genocide and Human Right Studies.


$15/person ($5 for students)

"Histories of Dissent" Workshop

A workshop and exchange featuring papers by Benjamin Nathans (Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania) and Brian Goodman (Pozen Center Postdoctoral Instructor at the University of Chicago). 


Date: Wednesday, April 12; Noon - 2:00pm
Location: Regenstein Library, Room 122
Lunch will be served, beginning at 11:45am. The program will pause at 1:20pm to accomodate those who need to attend 1:30pm classes. 
Please register to receive copies of the papers.


"Who were the 'Huns'? Archaeology and History between East, Central, and West Asia"

Ancient Civilizations Workshop presents:

"Who were the 'Huns'? Archaeology and History between East, Central, and West Asia"
By Richard Payne (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations)


Friday, 7th April, 12:00 – 1:30

Wieboldt  301N

Participant Recruiter, American Councils

The four-month Participant Recruiter position serves as the American Councils program representative in the region and is responsible for all aspects of participant recruitment for secondary school programs including: publicizing competitions; interviewing candidates; conducting prerequisite testing; and associated record keeping and reporting. This position requires extensive travel throughout the region assigned, most likely working in more than one country, with long and non-standard work hours including weekends.


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