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Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras: "Greece as a Strategic Partner of the US in Southeast Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean"

 

Monday, October 16, 8:30-9:30am

$25 members, $35 nonmembers

Chicago Council on Global Affairs Conference Center
130 East Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601

Chicago International Film Festival

See below the selection of Czech, Polish and Slovak movies which are going to be presented at the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival.

 

POKOT (Spoor) - Agnieszka Holland

In Polish with English subtitles, 128 min., 2017

Chicago Humanities Festival: Mark Steinberg - "The Russian Revolution as Utopian Leap"

Chicago Humanities Festival: Mark Steinberg (History)
November 11, 2017 | 3:00 p.m.
Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago (111 S Michigan, Chicago, IL)

 

"The Russian Revolution as Utopian Leap"

Funding for Summer Language Study - ASU Critical Languages Institute

The Critical Languages Institute at Arizona State University’s Melikian Center is accepting applications for its 2018 summer language programs in the U.S. and abroad.

 

CLI offers intensive courses in less commonly taught languages in the U.S. and overseas.
CLI students pay a flat fee of $1,500 for up to 13 semester credits, in addition to study-abroad fees if they opt to study overseas.

Generous scholarships are available for undergraduate students, graduate students, and non-students:

Sheila Fitzpatrick Book Launch - "Mischka's War"

Sheila Fitzpatrick's Book Launch for Mischka's War - A Story of Survival from War-Torn Europe to New York

Tuesday, November 14, 6pm

Seminary Co-op Bookstore

 

Distinguished Speakers Series: Anne Applebaum - "Red Famine" Book Signing

Anne Applebaum - "Red Famine" Book Signing

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 7 pm
Admission: $15

 

Anne Applebaum, an American Pulitzer Prize-winning author, is speaking at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art on October 18th, at 7pm.

 

A Moon of Nickel and Ice Film Screening

A Moon of Nickel and Ice Film Screening at Cinema Chicago

 

A Moon of Nickel and Ice, directed by François Jacob, is a haunting award-winning documentary that provides a look at the icy Russian mining city of Norilsk, which was a Soviet labor camp.

 

October 15, 5:15pm
October 16, 3:00pm

 

The Tragic Bond and Marlowe's Dr. Faustus

University of Chicago First Friday Lecture Series - The Tragic Bond and Marlowe's Dr. Faustus

November 3, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Claudia Cassidy Theater of the Chicago Cultural Center.
Register here

 

Silver with Red: 1917 and Russian Literature

University of Chicago First Friday Lecture Series - Silver with Red: 1917 and Russian Literature

October 6, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Claudia Cassidy Theater of the Chicago Cultural Center
Register here

 

Russia and the West: Handling the Clash of World Views

Russia and the West: Handling the Clash of World Views
Monday, November 27, 2017,  2:00pm-3:00pm

 

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