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East Asia: Transregional Histories Workshop, Novella Chiechi on "State Formation and Household Registration Documentation in the early PRC and USSR," Feb. 7, 2013

East Asia: Transregional Histories Workshop presents:

 

Novella Chiechi

PhD Candidate,  History, University of Chicago

 

"State Formation and Household Registration Documentation in the early PRC and USSR"

 

Feb. 7 (Thursday) 4:00-6:00 pm

Modern Europe Workshop, Kristy Ironside on "Socialism's Low Cost Guarantee: Retail Prices, Real Wages, and the Purchasing Power of the Ruble," Feb. 6, 2013

Please join the Modern Europe Workshop on Wednesday (2/6) to discuss Kristy Ironside's dissertation chapter, "Socialism's Low Cost Guarantee: Retail Prices, Real Wages, and the Purchasing Power of the Ruble." The chapter and workshop letter are now available on Chalk.

 

The workshop will meet in the John Hope Franklin Room (SSRB 224) with snacks at 4:45 and discussion beginning at 5.

 

Slavic Colloquium, Liza Ginzburg on the work of F.I. Tjutchev, Jan. 28, 2013

Liza Ginzburg at Slavic Colloquium

January 28, 2013

4:30, Foster, first floor, room 103

Will speak on the work of F.I. Tjutchev (1803-1873)

 

Persian Ciricle, Maryam Mosharraf on "Nowruz (and the Persian language) in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan," Jan. 16, 2013

The Persian Circle series at the University of Chicago is back up and running as of this Wednesday, Jan. 16. Details for this week's presentation are below:

 

Speaker: Prof. Maryam Mosharraf of Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran

Topic: "Nowruz (and the Persian language) in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan" (lecture in Persian)

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 16

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: 218 Pick Hall (5828 S. University Ave.)

 

Moving Picture Alphabet Series, Screening of "The Color of Pomegranates" with Robert Bird, Jan. 25, 2013

Film Studies Center

Poet as Subject: The Color of Pomegranates

Moving Picture Alphabet Series

Friday, January 25, 2013 - 7:00pm

 

Introduction and Q&A by Robert Bird, Associate Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Cinema and Media Studies, and the College; Associate Faculty in the Divinity School.

 

 

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

 

Modern Europe Workshop, Andy Janco, Jan. 16, 2013

The Modern Europe Workshop will be hosting two workshops focused on CEERES-region history during th Winter quarter:

 

January 16th - Andy Janco

 

The Modern Europe Workshop meets in the John Hope Franklin room with snacks at 4:45pm and discussion beginning at 5:00pm.
 

Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium, Tasha Vorderstrasse on "Texts, Textiles, and Trade in the North Caucasus," Nov. 27, 2012

The Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium is pleased to announce its next meeting.

 

Dr. Tasha Vorderstrasse of the Oriental Institute will present "Texts, Textiles, and Trade in the North Caucasus."

 

Please join us on Tuesday,  27 November at 4:30pm in the Cochrane-Woods Art Center, Room 152.

CWAC is located just north of the Regenstein Libaray at 5540 S Greenwood Ave.

 

Persons in need of assistance, please contact Jennifer Timmons (jtimmons@uchicago.edu)

Armenian Circle, Dr. Tasha Vorderstrasse on "Excavating at the Medieval City of Dvin in Armenia," Nov. 29, 2012

The UChicago Armenian Circle presents:

 

Excavating at the Medieval City of Dvin in Armenia

 

by Dr. Tasha Vorderstrasse

(The Oriental Institute)

 

Thursday, November 29

5:00 pm

Pick 218

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