Events 2012-2013

International Conference Commemorating the Centennial of the 1915 Canakkale/Gallipoli Campaign, April 15, 2015

International Conference Commemorating the Centennial of the 1915 Canakkale/Gallipoli Campaign

April 15, 2015

2:00-6:00pm

Assembly Hall, International House

 

 

2013 Summer Teacher Institute

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 to Thursday, July 11, 2013

Natural Disasters and Social Responses: A Global Perspective

This interdisciplinary 3-day institute will explore the challenges involved in understanding and responding to natural disasters around the globe.

CASS Film Series: "The Descendant of the Snow Leopard"

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

7:30pm
Harper 148
1116 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL

Stephen Jones: "Why the Saakashvili System Failed"

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

5:30 - 7:00pm
Franke Institute for the Humanities (in the Regenstein Library)
1100 East 57th Street

Uli Shamiloglu: "The Black Death and Religiosity in the Muslim Turkic World (14-15th Centuries)"

Friday, May 17, 2013

4pm
Stuart 102
5835 South Greenwood Avenue

Tasha Vorderstrasse: "Medieval Wall Paintings of Georgia: Iconography of Patronage"

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

5:30 - 7:00pm
Franke Institute for the Humanities (In the Regenstein Library)
1100 East 57th Street

The Russian Kurosawa

Friday, May 10, 2013 to Sunday, May 12, 2013

Logan Center for the Arts
915 East 60th Street
Screening Room 201

This event introduces Akira Kurosawa’s cinematic adaptations of Russian literature through a series of screenings - "The Idiot" (1951), "Ikiru" (1952), "The Lower Depths" (1957), and "Dersu Uzala" (1975).

From the New Socialist Person to Global Mental Health: the Psy-ences and Mental Health in East Central Europe and Eurasia

Monday, April 29, 2013 to Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Monday:
Gordon Center for Integrative Science
927 East 57th Street

Tuesday:
International House, Home Room
1414 East 59th Street

"From the New Socialist Person to Global Mental Health: the Psy-ences and Mental Health in East Central Europe and Eurasia" Conference, University of Chicago, April 29-30, 2013

From the New Socialist Person to Global Mental Health: the Psy-ences and Mental Health in East Central Europe and Eurasia

April 29-30, 2013, University of Chicago

Resources for conference participants

 

 

Screening: "The Legend of Suram Fortress"

 

Georgian Movie Night on Monday, 4/22/13 at 5:15 p.m. in Cobb 201 B&C 
The Legend of Suram Fortress (Parajanov, 1984, ~90 minutes)

In Georgian with English subtitles

 

From IMDb: "A film version of a well-known Georgian folk-tale. A young boy has to be immured into the walls of a fortress in order to stop it from crumbling to pieces." 

 

Contact Tami Wysocki-Niimi (tmwysock@uchicago.edu) if you have any questions or concerns.

Sixteenth Midwest Medieval Slavic Workshop

Friday, April 19, 2013

9:30am – 2:30pm
Foster Hall, Room 505

Ramaz Kurdadze: "Georgian Script and Literary Language through Centuries"

Monday, April 15, 2013

3:15 - 4:45pm
Foster 103

"Europe: East and West" Undergraduate Research Symposium, the University of Pittsburgh, April 12, 2013

The Center for Russian and East European Studies (REES), the European Studies Center/European Union Center of Excellence (ESC/EUCE), and the International Business Center (IBC) at the University of Pittsburgh are offering an opportunity for undergraduate students to present their research.

 

 

8th Annual Chicago Festival of Bosnian-Herzogovinian Film

Friday, April 12, 2013 to Saturday, April 13, 2013

Reception:
Friday, April 12
6:30pm
Loyola University Chicago
Sullivan Center
6339 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660

Slavic Forum 2013

Friday, April 12, 2013 to Saturday, April 13, 2013

Cobb 201
5811 South Ellis

John Graham: Workshop-Masterclass on Georgian Traditional Music

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

5:00pm
International House, Home Room
1414 East 59th Street

Alash, Tuvan Throat Singers

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Reception 5pm
Concert 6pm
Fulton Recital Hall
Goodspeed Hall

John A. Graham: "The Last Master: Georgian Orthodoxy and the Oral Chant Tradition"

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

5:30 - 7:00pm
Franke Institute for the Humanities (In the Regenstein Library)
1100 East 57th Street

Time, Space and Narrative: A Workshop on Digital Mapping and its Objectives

Saturday, April 6, 2013

9:30am - 5:00pm
Cobb 201

Spring Festival of East European and Mediterranean Music and Dance

Friday, March 22, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013

48th Anniversary
International House
1414 East 59th Street
Workshops, concert, parties, culture sessions featuring the dance and music of Eastern Europe and Eastern Mediterranean

Midwest Russian History Workshop, Northwestern University, March 15-16, 2013

MIDWEST RUSSIAN HISTORY WORKSHOP, MARCH 15-16, 2013

Organizer: John Bushnell (j-bushnell@northwestern.edu)

 

 

The Midwest Russian History Workshop will convene at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois on Friday afternoon March 15 and Saturday March 16.  Information about accommodations will be sent out later.  A preliminary indication of whether or not you will attend (and need accommodation) will be useful; please let write John Bushnell know if you think your might attend.

 

Balkan Music and Dance Workshop

Sunday, March 3, 2013

2:30 - 3:30pm
Ida Noyes West Lounge

Balkan Music and Dance Lecture

Sunday, March 3, 2013

1:00 - 2:30pm
Ida Noyes West Lounge

Translations, Translators, and Converts: Transmission of Knowledge in the Seventeenth Century Ottoman Lands

Friday, March 1, 2013 to Saturday, March 2, 2013

Classics Building
110 East 59th Street
Room 116

Susan Gal: "Traveling Feminisms? Women of the Extreme Right in Europe"

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

5pm
Social Science Research, Room 122
1126 East 59th Street

Workshop on Language Variation and Change, Tasos Chatzikonstantinou on "Verbal acts in the Songs of the Old Greek Underworld", Feb. 25, 2013

On Monday February 25th, The Workshop on Language Variation and Change is pleased to have Tasos Chatzikonstantinou present his talk entitled "Verbal acts in the Songs of the Old Greek Underworld".  The talk will be at 2 PM in Social Sciences 302.  Please note the later time for this week only.  As always, refreshments will be served.  We look forward to seeing you!

 

 

Abstract:

"Symposium: The Arts of Jewish Memory", Chicago Center for Jewish Studies, University of Chicago, Feb. 25, 2013

Symposium: The Arts of Jewish Memory

Monday, February 25, 2013 | 9:30am–6:00pm. Classics 110

 

 

With keynote speaker Marianne Hirsch of Columbia University, this graduate-student-organized symposium will facilitate an inter-disciplinary space for the discussion of the arts and Jewish memory practices, with a special interest in understanding contemporary constructions of Jewish identity through the intersecting modes of memory and history.

 

 

Panel One: Performing Jewish Memory

9.45–11am

John Woods: "Framing the Timurid Aristocratic Order"

Friday, February 22, 2013

4pm
Stuart 102

Nicholson Center Faculty Lecture, Bernard Wasserstein on "Hitler's Little Helpers: Arab and Jewish Axis Agents in British Mandatory Palestine, 1939-1945," Feb. 21, 2013

The Nicholson Center for British Studies would ask that you save the date for the upcoming

Nicholson Center Faculty Lecture

 

Bernard Wasserstein

Harriet & Ulrich E. Meyer Professor, Modern European Jewish History

University of Chicago

 

"Between the Ballot and the Bullet: Popular Resistance and Social Movements," Feb. 19, 2013

Between the Ballot and the Bullet: Popular Resistance and Social Movements

Featuring John Mearsheimer, As’ad AbuKhalil, Abdullah Al-Arian, and Bernard Harcourt (panel followed by Q&A with audience)

 

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/432193296849155/

 

Douglas Northrop: "Earthquakes and Empire in Eurasia"

Monday, February 18, 2013

1:00pm
Classics 110

Central Eurasian Studies Committee 2013 Lecture Series

Friday, February 15, 2013 to Friday, May 31, 2013

For more information click the link above or visit centralasia.uchicago.edu

CASS Movie Series presents "Khadak"

Thursday, February 14, 2013

7:30pm
Stuart 105

The Slavic Colloquium, David Cooper on "Mystifications and Ritual Behavior in 19th-Century Czech Patriotic Society," Feb. 13, 2013

The Slavic Colloquium Presents

 

David Cooper

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Mystifications and Ritual Behavior in 19th-Century Czech Patriotic Society

 

February 13, 2013

4:30pm

Foster 103

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