5/8 Michaela Appeltová @ Disability Studies Workshop

The Disability Studies workshop is proud to present:


Michaela Appeltová

PhD Candidate in History

University of Chicago

The Fat Socialist Body: Anti-Obesity Discourses and Dieting Practices in Late Socialist Czechoslovakia

Cobb Hall, Room 430 (note new room)

May 8th, 12:30-1:50

Light lunch will be provided

"Czech That Film" Film Festival

The Czech That Film series will be presented at the Gene Siskel Film Center in June, with eight films spread across the month on selected dates (2 screenings fall into July).  Below is the complete list of titles, dates and times.


Please note that the July 2 performance of Dukla will be followed by Q&A with actress Antonie Formanová!



2018, Ondřej Havelka, Czech Republic, 100 min.

With Karel Dobrý, Simona Zmrzlá

Friday, June 7, 7:45 pm

Thursday, June 13, 6:00 pm


UNM Exhibit: “Front Line - Peace Life"

On Friday, May 31st at 7pm the Ukrainian National Museum presents J.T. Blatty’s Photo-Exhibition “Front Line - Peace Life." Admission for the opening is $10 and runs from May 31st - June 23.


Job: Tenure-Track Position in Russian Language and Culture, Tampere University (Finland)

Tenure track position (Russian language and culture)

Tampere University


We are now seeking an assistant professor, associate professor or full professor in the field of Russian language and culture.


Job: Senior Lectureship in Russian, University of Edinburgh

Senior Lecturer in Russian Studies


Vacancy Ref: :  047821 Closing Date :  29-May-2019

Contact Person :  Dr Véronique Desnain Contact Number : 

Contact Email :  llc@ed.ac.uk


The University wishes to appoint a Senior Lecturer with broad-ranging intellectual interests and outstanding academic record in Russian Studies.


European Summer School in Prague (July 13 - 20, 2019)

I would like to inform you about the European Summer School in Prague organized by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy in co-operation with Prague College and the Charles University Faculty of Social Sciences on July 13 - 20, 2019. Students from US universities are also kindly invited.'


Deadline for applications is May 30, 2019. http://bit.ly/ESSPrague2019

Costs are USD 750.


Job: CAT III Linguist, Valbin Corporation

CAT III Linguist (Albanian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, or Swedish Linguist)
Valbin Corporation
Wiesbaden, Germany


Job: Academic Exchange Specialist, U.S. State Department

Academic Exchange Specialist
U.S. Department of State
Washington, DC


This position is located in the Office of Academic Exchange Programs (ECA/A/E), Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) in the U.S. Department of State (DOS).  The incumbent serves as an Academic Exchange Specialist, initiating, developing, administering, and evaluating international academic exchange programs and other activities supporting ECA’s strategic goal to promote international understanding.



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