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CfP: Poljarnyj Vestnik - An International Journal of Slavic Studies

The editors invite all to submit papers to Poljarnyj Vestnik - An International Journal of Slavic Studies. Poljarnyj Vestnik was  earlier the working papers of the University of Tromsö, but has been upgraded to an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research about Slavic languages, literatures and cultures. We now welcome submissions for our fourth volume after the reorganization. Contributions from Slavists from any country and institution are welcome. Articles are published in English or Russian.

Russian Teaching Positions at Indiana University Summer Language Workshop



The Indiana University Summer Language Workshop invites applications from teachers of Russian as a foreign language to fill anticipated openings in its eight-week program of intensive Russian instruction that will run June 5-July 28, 2017. Positions for comprehensive classes (4 skills plus grammar/lexicon) at introductory through advanced levels, as well as for specialized classes in phonetics, listening comprehension, and speaking may be available. Minimal qualifications:

Live from Kabul: A Convo with Manizha Wafeq and IOP Fellow Najla Ayoubi

Please join the Institute of Politics for a special seminar session on Wednesday, April 19 from 9-10am with IOP Fellow Najla Ayoubi, human rights activist, lawyer, and former judge in Afghanistan.


Najla will be leading a conversation with Manizha Wafeq, who will be skyping in directly from Kabul, Afghanistan. Ms. Wafeq is the chairperson of Leading Entrepreneurs for Afghanistan Development, an organization dedicated to the empowerment of women through economic development. Coffee will be served.


More info & RSVP iop-ayoubi-5.eventbrite.com.

Imperial Interstices: Religious Elites


FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society
5701 S. Woodlawn Ave.


University of Michigan Russian Summer Language Institute

The University of Michigan is accepting applicaiton for three levels of intensive Russian language courses during the spring and summer terms.


Spring Term: May 2 - June 23
Russian 123 (8 credits): First-Year Intensive Russian Russian 303 (8 credits): Third-Year Intensive Russian

Summer Term: June 28 - August 18
Russian 223 (8 credits): Second-Year Intensive Russian


All courses meet Monday-Friday, 10am-noon and 1-3pm.


Courses are available for credit or as a not-for-credit option and are open to guest (non-U-M) students.

"Symbolist Poetics of Correspondence" at REECA workshop

Please join Interdisciplinary Approaches to Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia (REECA) workshop this Friday, 4/14


This week’s paper is:

Symbolist Poetics of Correspondence
Monica Felix, University of Chicago


Paper description/abstract:

Turkish Circle: Diversity in Turkey with Dr. Karol Kujawa

Turkish Circle Presents:
Cultural Diversity in 21st Century Turkey
a lecture by Dr. Karol Kujawa


Since 2002, Turkish authorities have made reforms aimed at adapting their national minority rights to European Union standards. The realization of this task is still widely discussed and faces many difficulties. Some minorities express their satisfaction with the reforms that have opened the door to the democratization of Turkey, while others disagree with the reforms.  How the situation of minority groups changed in the last decade?


Full-time Job Opening - Initiative on Islam & Medicine

The Section of Emergency Medicine in conjunction with the Initiative on Islam & Medicine at the University of Chicago is hiring a research assistant to work on a variety of projects spanning community-engaged, bioethics, health services, educational, and clinical research. The Research Specialist will work under the direction of Dr. Aasim I.

Uchicago Slavic Teaching Positions 2017-18






*DEADLINE: Friday, April 28, 2017

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures is soliciting applications for the following positions in the 2017-2018 Slavic Languages and Literatures program. All positions are dependent on availability of funds and final budgetary approval.


REES Culture Course**
Russian: First-Year Russian
Heritage Russian (Fall Quarter only)



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