UChicago Persian Circle Fall Quarter events

انجمن سخن فارسی در دانشگاه شیکاگو

Salaam friends and colleagues,
Welcome to a new academic year! Please join us at Persian Circle this Fall for an exciting series of talks. We will be meeting from 5-6:30pm on Thursdays in Pick 218, and we are glad to host local academics, artists, and professionals to speak about their work related to Persian and/or Iran.  Here is our schedule:

12th Annual Romanian Studies Conference at Indiana University: “The Bucharest Underground”

 The Romanian Studies Organization at Indiana University is pleased to announce the 12th Annual Romanian Studies Conference, taking place April 10-12, 2020, on the Bloomington campus.

2020 Transatlantic Policy Symposium (TAPS) Call For Papers

Georgetown University's
BMW Center for German and European Studies
is happy to announce the

TAPS 2020 Call for Papers

The Transatlantic Policy Symposium (TAPS) is an annual conference fully organized and run by graduate students of the BMW Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown University. We bring together academics, students, and professionals from around the world to discuss pressing issues at the heart of the transatlantic relationship.

US Holocaust Museum 2020 Hess Seminar, Between Enemy Combatant and Racial ‘Other’: Nazi Persecution of Soviet POWs

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to let you know that the application for our 2020 Hess Seminar, Between Enemy Combatant and Racial ‘Other’: Nazi Persecution of Soviet POWs is now live. This year’s Seminar will explore Soviet prisoners of war (POWs) as one of the many victim groups that the Nazis deliberately persecuted in their campaign on the Eastern Front.

Václav Havel’s play "AUDIENCE" at Chopin Theatre

November 17, 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution. Therefore various Czech organizations have been planning a series of events to commemorate this important milestone of the Czechoslovak  history – the reason the TGM School  can teach so many children of expats who were able to leave the country after the end of the totalitarian regime. Here is the info about the first event:

American Councils Academic Fellowships in Russia

American Councils announces the opening of a new competition cycle for the fully-funded Academic Fellowships in Russia. Provided by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York, the American Councils Academic Fellowships in Russia program (AFR) will support U.S. graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars as they conduct research for three to nine consecutive months on topics within the social sciences disciplines in Russia.

2019 UChicago Humanities Day

October 19, 2019
40 Presentations
46 Speakers
1 Humanities Day

Humanities Day is a project of the Division of the Humanities, one of the University's five graduate divisions. With 200+ faculty members, 100+ staff members, and nearly 800 graduate students housed within 20+ departments, centers, institutes, and programs, the Division of the Humanities supports innovative humanistic research through rigorous inquiry.

Register today at http://humanitiesday.uchicago.edu/

Job: Technology Director, Penn Language Center at the University of Pennsylvania

The Penn Language Center at the University of Pennsylvania is conducting a search for a new Technology Director, a position that also requires knowledge of foreign languages and language pedagogy. Here is a link to the job description:


The Critical Languages Institute (CLI) at Arizona State University - Study Abroad programs

The Critical Languages Institute (CLI) at Arizona State University's Melikian Center is pleased to announce the opening of admissions for its 2020 summer language and study-abroad programs NEXT TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1st, 2019.

CLI offers intensive courses in 12 critical and less-commonly-taught languages, and study-abroad programs in 8 locations. Participants earn 8-13 credits and cover a minimum of 2 semesters of material.

Due to generous ASU support CLI participants pay NO TUITION, and are only charged a flat fee of $1,500 instead (plus study-abroad fees if applicable).


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