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Symposium: Is Democracy in Retreat?

Democracy’s “third wave”—the spectacular blossoming of open political systems after the Cold War—is receding. In Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, major democracies are now backsliding toward authoritarianism. And in the West populist candidates proposing illiberal policies are achieving previously unimaginable success.

 

Middle East Music Ensemble: The Persian Concert

Saturday, February 25th at 7 PM at the Logan Center, Director Wanees Zarour takes the 45-piece UChicago Middle East Music Ensemble on a musical tour of Iran. Come listen to classics of this breathtaking music, some of which have never been performed live since the original recording. Guest vocalists and instrumentalists enhance the verve of this highly anticipated annual event. Songs will be in Farsi, plus one specially arranged piece in Farsi, Azeri, and Armenian.

 

Come early, our past concerts have been entirely filled!

 

International Master in European Project Planning and Management

International Master in European Project Planning and Management, 6th Edition

The International Master has a total duration of 5 months (800 hours).

The classroom based part is held in Florence (Italy).

The teaching staff is composed by international experts with 15 to 25 years of experience in European project planning, management and assessment.

 

The Master organizes for all participants a three month internship abroad, to work as Assistant European Project Manager in organizations with long experience in European project management.

 

CfP: National Humanities Conference

The National Humanities Conference, which NHA co-hosts with the Federation of State Humanities Councils, plays a key role in these efforts. This conference brings together scholars and public humanities practitioners to explore how we can achieve broader public impact and increase support for the humanities.

 

This year’s conference will take place in Boston, November 2nd-5th.

 

The Call for Proposals asks:

Phillips Exeter Academy Dissertation Year Fellowships

Phillips Exeter Academy Dissertation Year Fellowships
Deadline: March 15
Type: Dissertation write-up, residency, PhD
Eligibility: No citizenship requirements, ABD by deadline
Fields of Study: Any

 

Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality Dissertation Fellowship

Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality Dissertation Fellowship
Deadline: April 3 at 12pm CT
Type: Dissertation write-up, PhD
Eligibility: No citizenship requirements, ABD by deadline
Fields of Study: Humanities and social sciences

 

Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund

Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund
Deadline: Rolling
Type: Dissertation research, PhD, postdoctoral, MA
Eligiblity: US citizenship or permanent residency required
Fields of study: Anthropology and other related social sciences (Funding preference will be given to research proposals on the specific subjects reflected in the Ruth Landes Bibliography)

 

Grants are available to scholars and other professionally qualified individuals of recognized merit for work toward a doctoral dissertation, for postdoctoral work, or for independent scholarship.

Weiser Centers' International Education Coordinator, Univ. of Michigan

The University of Michigan's Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies (WCED) and Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia (WCEE) are seeking an International Education Coordinator to implement cross-disciplinary and cross-regional programs at the Weiser Centers. Applications will be accepted until March 2, 2017.

 

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