Save the dates! 50th Anniversary Spring Festival, March 26-29, 2015

Save the dates!



50th Anniversary Spring Festival, March 26-29, 2015, featuring the dance, music, and culture of the Balkans and Eastern Europe/Mediterranean, International House, 1414 E 59th St, Chicago.  For more information, please contact: balkanske_igre@yahoo.com



The Spring Festival is co-sponsored by the International House, CEERES, and the Ensemble Balkanske Igre

Russell Zanca, "The Curious Rise and Development of Central Asian Nationalisms," Nov. 7, 2014

The Central Eurasian Studies Committee Lecture Series Presents: 


"The Curious Rise and Development of Central Asian Nationalisms"


by Russell Zanca

Professor of Anthropology, 

Northeastern Illinois University

4:30pm, Friday, November 7, 2014 
Stuart 105
5835 S Greenwood Ave.
Chicago, IL. 60637

Reception to follow


"The Serb Who Connected the World," an event celebrating the life and works of Michael Idvorsky Pupin, Oct. 16, 2014

“The Serb Who Connected the World”

A Celebration for the 160th Anniversary of the Birth of

Michael Idvorsky Pupin


The University of Chicago

Kent Chemistry Laboratory

1020 E. 58th St. (Main Quad)

Thursday, October 16, 2014

6:00 p.m.


Ukraine in Flames: A Roundtable on Recent Events in the Former Soviet Union, Oct. 2, 2014

Ukraine in Flames: A Roundtable on Recent Events in the Former Soviet Union


Thursday, October 2, 2014

International House [Home Room] (1414 East 59th Street)

6:00 p.m.



Robert Bird (moderator), Slavic Languages & Literatures and CMS, University of Chicago

Andrei Gornykh, Mellon Visiting Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Chicago

Stanislav Markus, Political Science, University of Chicago

Marina Mogilner, History, University of Illinois-Chicago

Andrew Kaufman at the Seminary Co-op Bookstore, October 27, 2014

Andrew Kaufman ~ Give War and Peace a Chance: Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times ~ Seminary Co-op Bookstore

10/27/2014 5:30 pm

Monday, October 27th, 5:30 PM
Seminary Co-op Bookstore
5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue
Phone: 773.752.4381

Co-sponsored with CEERES | The Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies at the UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

Alash Concert

The group, Alash, are Tuvan Throat Singers who perform will be performing at UChicago. This event will take place in Bond Chapel on Friday, May 16 at 7:30 PM. The event is free, with a $5 to $10 donation.

Lecture: "Seeing Sochi"

This lecture by Professor William Nickell is titled "Seeing Sochi." It will take place on May 20 at 5 PM in Classics 110; it will be followed by an informal discussion with current students of Russian on their reactions to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. LIght refreshments will be provided. Those who require assistance to attend the event should contact Meredith Clason at mclason@uchicago.edu.

CESC 2014 Lecture Series Reception

The Central Eurasian Studies Committee is hosting the 2014 Lecture Series Reception at 4:30 PM in Pick Lounge on May 9, 2014. Dinner and drinks are provided. Brief announcements will be made by CESC board members on current and upcoming activities. This is sponsored by CESC, CEERES, and CIS. For more information about the committee, visit http://centralasia.uchicago.edu/.


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