CfP: IU Association of Central Eurasian Students Conference on February 23, 2019

Call for Papers


Association of Central Eurasian Students Conference


Establishing Legitimacy and Authority in Central Eurasia Throughout the Ages


Date: February 23, 2019


Submission Deadline: November 16th


10/10 Concert of guitarist Lukáš Sommer and Iván Reséndiz at the T.G. Masaryk Czech School


On October 10, 2018 at 7 pm, Czech guitarist and composer Lukáš Sommer and Mexican guitarist Iván Reséndiz, founder of the Latin American Guitar Festival in Chicago, will perform at the T.G. Masaryk School (5701 West 22nd Place, Cicero, IL 60804). The concert is organized in the framework of the Pilsen Encounters project and in collaboration with the Latin American Guitar Festival.


10/15 "At Home with the Artist: A Legacy of Domesticity through House Museums" - Discussion about sculptor Albín Polášek

At Home with the Artist: A Legacy of Domesticity through House Museums - Discussion about sculptor Albín Polášek

Date: 15 October 2018 6:00 PM, Venue: Arts Club of Chicago (201 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611


10/17 Active Measures: Putin's Covert Political Warfare (Screening & Discussion)

Active Measures: Putin's Covert Political Warfare


The Revival Theater

1160 E 55th St.

Chicago, IL 60615


Wednesday October 17th

4 P.M. - 7:15 P.M. 


Register here


10/26 Modern Greek Lecture on "Greece's Two Fins-de-Siecle"


Please join us on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 5:30 for our Modern Greek lecture by Thomas W. Gallant, University of California, San Diego. He will be speaking on "Greece's Two Fins-de-Siecle" which will be in Social Sciences room 122.  A reception will follow.

CfP: Journal of Balkan and Black Sea Studies

JOURNAL OF BALKAN AND BLACK SEA STUDIES is the interdisciplinary journal of the “Center for Balkan and Black Sea Studies” of Yıldız Technical University (Istanbul) focusing on the humanities and social sciences of the Balkan countries and the former Soviet republics.

GRADFair Registration is Now Open!

On October 18 from 3:30-7:00 p.m., UChicagoGRAD will host the university’s annual GRADFair in Ida Noyes Hall.  What is GRADFair?  It’s a career fair that brings together employers who are specifically interested in hiring graduate students.


Even if you are not currently thinking about job applications, GRADFair provides a great opportunity to explore career options.  You can meet representatives from a variety of organizations, including:


Humanities Day 2018 on October 20 -- Register today!

Join us on Saturday, October 20 for 30+ presentations by some of the world’s leading scholars in art, literature, language, philosophy, music, and more.


Humanities Day, an annual tradition at the University of Chicago since 1980, celebrates the humanities with free discussions, tours, performances, and lectures featuring the latest research of our award-winning faculty in the Division of the Humanities.


Among the presenters include:

William Nickell - "Putin's Puppets"

Henry Chauncey Jr. Postdoctoral Fellowships, Yale University

The Chauncey Postdoctoral Fellowships are up to three positions funded by the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy for one year renewable for one additional year. We seek to attract outstanding junior scholars from around the globe whose work addresses questions of statecraft and grand strategy, broadly defined, and demonstrates excellence in one of a range of academic disciplines and methodologies. Postdoctoral fellows must have completed their PhD degree to begin the fellowship.


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