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Grant Announcement: Prochazka Funds

PROCHÁZKA FUNDS
for Czech and Slovak Language Study
2013
Slavic Languages & Literatures
University of Chicago

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures is soliciting applications for those interested in any area in Czech or Slovak Studies during Summer 2013 with the support of a fellowship from the Procházka Funds

*All applicants must be graduate students*.

 

Priority will be given to graduate students in the Humanities Division at the University of Chicago.

CFP: International Conference on Higher Education in Socialist East-Central Europe

International Conference

Higher Education in Socialist East-Central Europe

Economic Planning, Fields of Study, Human Capital Formation

Bucharest, November 15-16, 2013

Deadline for Proposal submission September 10, 2013

 

Call for Papers

 

Screening: The Woman with the Five Elephants

The Woman with the Five Elephants

(Original Title: Die Frau mit den 5 Elefanten)

by Vadim Jendreyko (2009)

 

When:          Tuesday, June 4, at 6 p.m.

 

Where:         Goethe Institut Chicago,

                     150 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 200, Chicago.

 

Why:            To enjoy the documentary film about Svetlana Geier, by

Golosa Spring Concert Series

Golosa's spring concert series is right around the corner! May and June offer two chances to hear authentic Russian folk song in Chicago.

First, Golosa will return to Bond Chapel at our home campus of the University of Chicago. This spiritually inspiring ceremonial room always provides an inviting backdrop for our songs and stories.

Matt Creighton: "Buber Reads Kafka"

TUESDAY, JUNE 4    

4:30 PM    

Swift Hall, 1025 E. 58th St., Room 403 

Matt Creighton, admitted PhD Student in History of Judaism

Matt will present his paper, "Buber Reads Kafka."

 

Sponsored by the Jewish Studies Workshop.

Chicago Duo Piano Festival

CHICAGO DUO PIANO FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 25 YEARS JULY 12–21

Annual Event Features Four Concerts Open to the Public

 

CFP: Laboratorium: Russian Review of Social Research

Laboratorium: Russian Review of Social Research invites submissions of article manuscripts for publication.Laboratorium is a bilingual (Russian and English) open-access journal; submissions undergo double-blind peer review. The journal is published with the support of the Centre for Independent Social Research (CISR), Saint Petersburg, Russia.  Laboratorium offers scholars from Russia and other countries an international platform to publish results of their empirical studies across social sciences.

Summer School: "Language, gender, and sexuality: Discourses of precarious citizenship in precarious times – the Balkan experience"

SUMMER SCHOOL
“Language, gender, and sexuality: Discourses of precarious citizenship in precarious times – the Balkan experience” * Eressos (Lesvos), July 1-24 2013 (LAGESEC 2013)

 

Kartvelological Summer School “Georgian Script”

The Georgian National Centre of Manuscripts is organizing third International Summer School – “Georgian Script” from 16th to 25th July 2013 in Tbilisi, Georgia. 

 

The Summer School is intended for foreign researchers and students interested in Georgian history and culture, especially in Georgian script and manuscript heritage, and have a general interest in medieval studies. 

 

Updates on the Achaemenid and Hellenistic Periods in Afghanistan

Updates on the Achaemenid and Hellenistic Periods in Afghanistan

Tuesday, May 14**
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Oriental Institute

Breasted Hall

1155 58th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

 

Philippe Marquis, Director of the French Archeological Delegation to Afganistan, will be giving a lecture on Afghanistan during the Achaemenid and Hellenistic eras.

 

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