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5/6 Poland Constitutional Crisis POLISH LANGUAGE talk

Since 2015, a constitutional crises has been unfolding in Poland. After gaining a parliamentary majority in the 2015 elections, the ruling Law and Justice party, PiS, began implementing its far-reaching program of judicial reform. What started as a reshuffle and reorganization of the Constitutional Tribunal is now threatening judicial independence and the basic principles upholding rule of law in Poland.

6/2 Pozen Center: "What's Next in Human Rights?"

What's Next in Human Rights?

Pozen Center for Human Rights


Saturday, June 2, 3:00-4:30 PM
Location: Saieh Hall Room 103


Join Human Rights alumni in a discussion on the next frontiers of human rights activism, including the environment, gender justice, Islamophobia, mass incarceration, and more. This event is part of our Alumni Weekend programming.

Job: Visiting Assistant Professor- 20th-21st c. Russian Studies, University of Colorado-Boulder

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures seeks a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Studies, with possibility of renewal, starting August 2018.  A background in 20th-21st c. Russian literature and culture is expected. Position involves teaching survey courses in 20th-c. Russian literature and culture, contemporary Russian literature, as well as different levels of Russian language. Minimum requirements: Ph.D.

5/23 "The Kremlin's Global Reach" @ Northwestern University

"The Kremlin's Global Reach"

Buffett Institute for Global Studies, Northwestern University


Wednesday, May 23, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 


Location: Harris Hall, Room 108, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 



During his final visit of the year, Buffett Institute Distinguished Visitor Strobe Talbott will take part in a roundtable discussion about the Kremlin's influence in regional and international affairs.


Roundtable participants include:

5/2 Armenian Circle: Roundtable on Political Developments in Armenia

Please join us this Wednesday for a roundtable discussion conducted in English about the current political developments taking place in Armenia. No prior knowledge is necessary and please feel free to bring any questions you have with you to the meeting.


Looking forward to seeing you there! There will be snacks!

5/11 Art Exhibit Opening @ Ukrainian National Museum

Art Exhibit Opening
By Petro Sypniak, Lviv, Ukraine
May 11, 2018, Friday at 7:00 p.m.
May 11th- June 3rd


Ukrainian National Museum

2249 W Superior St. 
Chicago IL, 60612


He is mostly known for his colorful portraits of bucolic
life depicted in an impressionist style through dream like scenarios of rural Ukraine included in the exhibit , along with nativity scenes, landscapes depicted in over 40 oil paintings

5/4 "Invisible Battalion": A Film Premier at UIMA


Friday, 4 May, 7 pm; doors open at 6 pm

Admission $20


Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

2320 W. Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60622


The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art together with Razom for Ukraine, Canada-Ukraine International Assistance Fund and Kyiv-Mohyla Foundation of America invite you to the Chicago premiere of the documentary film, Invisible Battalion.



CEERES of Voices: Misha Friedman "Never Remember"

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

On Tuesday, May 8, join CEERES for a conversation with Misha Friedman, award-winning photographer and co-author of "Never Remember: Searching for Stalin's Gulags in Putin's Russia." The conversation, with Professor Eleonora Gilburd serving as interlocutor, will take place at 6pm at the Seminary Co-Op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue.


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