Phillip Remier: Exploring U.S. State Department Careers

This week, in lieu of an Armenian Circle meeting, please come join us at Stuart Hall room 104, October 25th, 5:00PM for a talk by Phillip Remier entitled Exploring U.S. State Department Careers. Phillip Remier is a retired Foreign Service Officer from the U.S. Department of State. His diplomatic postings have included Ankara, Baku and Tbilisi. He has worked on Caucasian issues, including ethnic conflicts in former states of the USSR. His newly published study Chained to the Caucasus (2016) discusses the failures of international mediation in the Karabakh conflict.

UChicago International Education Conference

There is still space available for the 10th UChicago International Education Conference, “The Digital Museum and Library: Reconstructing International and Intercultural Collections in the Online Space" 

Date: Friday, November 3, 2017

Time: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Location: International House - Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th Street, Chicago IL 60637

Click here to register. 

Customized Semester Abroad Programs at Daugavpils University, Spring 2018

Daugavpils University and the “Learn Russian in the European Union” project are accepting applications for customized academic semester abroad programs specifically designed for international students, hosted at Daugavpils University, Latvia:
    - Russian Language, Literature and Culture;
    - Russian Language and East European Studies;
    - Russian Language and Political Science;
    - Russian Language and Natural Sciences (mathematics, physics, biology, chemistry, and environmental studies), theory and laboratory practice (in English/Russian).


CFP Russian and East European Jewish Culture Workshop

The Program in Jewish Culture and Society at the University of Illinois invites submissions for the Russian and East European Jewish Cultures Junior Scholar Workshop, to be held in Champaign, Illinois, on May 21 and May 22, 2018. The workshop is open to advanced graduate students and early career scholars (in their first three years after the PhD). Abstracts and papers should highlight the critical methodologies used in the work. Selected papers will be pre-circulated among the participants, to maximize opportunity for discussion.

Teaching Assistant Professor of Russian at UNC-Chapel Hill

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking a superior and innovative instructor to teach introductory and intermediate Russian-language courses. This is a fixed term Teaching Assistant Professor position with a three-year appointment to begin on July 1, 2018.


Assistant Professor in Central European Studies UNC-Chapel Hill

Assistant Professor in Central European Studies

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position: Assistant Professor (Working Title: Laszlo Birinyi, Sr. Fellow) in Central European Studies to begin July 1, 2018.


Paul Poast: Quantitative Analysis in International Relations

Quantitative Analysis in International Relations
Monday, October 23rd  •  4:30 PM
Stuart Hall, Room 101, 5835 S. Greenwood Avenue


CISSR presents a lecture and tutorial by Paul Poast, Assistant Professor of Political Science and member of CISSR’s Faculty Advisory Board.


Armenian Circle: Architects of Denial Film Screening

Please join the Armenian Circle on Wednesday, October 18th, at 5:30 for a movie screening of Dean Cain's and Montel Williams'  Architects of Denial. The film discusses the genocide of Armenians and other Middle Eastern Christians during World War 1 at the hands of the Ottoman Empire. The film also goes into how countries today continue to deny the perpetration of the crime as a result of political pressure.


Talk by Archbishop Vicken Aykazian

Abp. Vicken Aykazian will be giving a talk Saturday night October 21st at 7pm  on the Persecution of Christians in the Middle East, and Syrian Armenian Refugees. 


Attendees are encouraged to bring their questions regarding geopolitical faith issues.  A reception will follow.  Please let Armen Abkarian (armenabkarian@gmail.com) know if you intend on coming so that we can plan our transportation.

For more info on the Archbishop click here.


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