CfP: The Art of Being in Exile: Alienation & Liberation

The Art of Being in Exile: Alienation & Liberation

7th Annual History of Art Graduate Student Conference, University of California, Riverside

May 19, 2018



The University of California, Riverside’s Art History Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce the seventh annual AHGSA Conference. The Art of Being in Exile: Alienation & Liberation will be held in Riverside on Saturday, May 19, 2018.

CfP: 18th Annual Aleksanteri Conference, "Liberation--Freedom--Democracy? 1918-1968-2018"

Call for Papers:
18th Annual Aleksanteri Conference “LIBERATION – FREEDOM – DEMOCRACY? 1918–1968–2018”

Dates and venue: 24–26 October 2018, University of Helsinki, Finland

The Aleksanteri Institute of the University of Helsinki will hold the 18th Annual International Aleksanteri Conference aiming to bring together scholars, experts, and advanced graduate students from a variety of disciplines such as history, political science, sociology, geography, law, economics, and media and cultural studies.

CfP: The 2nd Annual Ralph T. Fisher Workshop, The Caucasus and Central Asia in Conversation





The Second Annual Ralph T. Fisher Workshop

at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Co-Conveners: Eva Rogaar and (UIUC) and Ben Bamberger (UIUC)

June 15-16, 2016


The Caucasus and Central Asia have often been understood through the lens of

the Russian center and through the archives and libraries that many scholars

2/22 Alumni Panel at Northwestern University: The Value of Foreign Languages in the Working World

Voices of Experience: The Value of Foreign Languages in the Working World

An Alumni Panel Discussion

Six Northwestern alumni will speak on how their foreign languages skills and interest in other cultures influenced their undergraduate and graduate studies and professional careers.

Voices of Experience: Our Panelists

5/14 Barry Farrell Lecture at Northwestern University: Georgia On the Front Lines with Russia

Ambassadors Ian Kelly and David Bakradze discuss their diplomatic collaborations between the US and Georgia. A short commentary video on the topic from Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota will also be shown.

Ian Kelly is the Ambassador of the United States to Georgia; former spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State and Director of the Office of Russian Affairs in Washington, D.C.

David Bakradze, Ambassador of Georgia to the United States and former State Minister of Georgia for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration.

Mon, May 14, 2018

2/21 CMES Turkish Circle Event - Archaeological Digs at Yenikapı


The room for tomorrow's Turkish Circle event has been confirmed to be Pick 016. As a reminder, we will meet at 4:00pm and will be joined by Prof. Dr. Ufuk Kocabaş of Istanbul University. His talk will be titled "Dünyada ve Türkiye’de Sualtı Arkeolojisi."

Job: Distinguished Visiting Professor of Humanities, Missouri University of Science and Technology

Distinguished Visiting Professor of Humanities, #00064876
College of Arts, Sciences, and Business

Application Deadline
Posted until filled, with review of applications to begin on March 5, 2018

REECA Workshop: "The Selfie as Domestic Politics and Practice in Russia" by Zosha Winegar-Schultz

Please join us Friday, February 23 for the Interdisciplinary Approaches to Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia (REECA) workshop!

The paper topic is:

"Я Сама, Фотка Себя: The Selfie as Domestic Politics and Practice in Russia"


Funding: PhD work at Dublin City Univ. focused on Shadow Economies in former USSR

Informality, informal or shadow economies, with a specific focus on the former USSR region (Southern Caucasus or Central Asia)
Dublin City University ( is a research-intensive, globally-engaged, dynamic institution consistently positioned in the rankings of the world’s top young universities.  Dublin City University is ranked in the top 150 in the world for politics and international relations by both the QS and Shanghai world rankings.

CFP: "Science Fiction and Communism," American University in Bulgaria

CFP: "Science Fiction and Communism"
When:  May 26 - 27, 2018
Where:  American University in Bulgaria (Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria) Abstract deadline: February 23, 2018 Acceptance responses will be send out by March 9, 2018


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