University of Chicago Human Rights Internship, application deadline Nov. 9, 2014

University of Chicago Human Rights Internship
Deadline: November 9
Type: Professional development, internship, international, PhD, MA
Eligibility: No citizenship requirements, must have at least one year remaining in program (Students in one-year Masters programs should contact the Internship Coordinator to discuss their eligibility)
Fields of Study: All

SEE NEXT Seminar Series, UIC, Yaroslav Hrystak, Nov. 18, 2014

The SEE NEXT Seminar Series at UIC presents:

"Center, periphery and the Hapsburg Dilemma: The case of Ivan Franko"

Yaroslav Hrystak (L'viv Catholic University)

November 18, 2014 at 6 pm.

UIC Institute for the Humanities

Lower Level, Stevenson Hall

701 South Morgan Street

Chicago, IL


SEE NEXT Seminar at UIC, Darius Staliunas, Oct. 15, 2014



The SEE NEXT Seminar Series presents:

"Enemies for a Day: Anti-Jewish Violence in Russian-Ruled Lithuania"

Darius Staliunas (Institute of History, Vilnius)

October 15, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

University of Illinois, Chicago's Institute for the Humanities

701 South Morgan Street

Chicago, IL

Arizona State University Critical Languages Institute 2015, application deadline Jan. 30, 2015

The Arizona State University Critical Languages Institute is accepting applications for its 2015 summer language programs in the U.S. and abroad.


CLI offers intensive courses in Russian and in East European, Middle Eastern, and Central Asian languages, either in the U.S., overseas, or in integrated “combination” courses that include both U.S. and overseas components.


Students selected for CLI pay a flat fee of $960 for up to 13 semester credits, plus study-abroad fees if they opt to join an overseas program.


ARISC Graduate Fellowships, application deadline Dec. 19, 2014

The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) announces the availability of US graduate fellowships in support of research in the South Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, and/or Georgia). Awards will be made for a maximum of $1500 each. Projects in all fields in the social sciences, humanities and related sciences are eligible. Proposals will be judged on their quality and on the potential of the research to strengthen scholarship on the South Caucasus. The purpose of the fellowship is to help cover travel and/or living expenses in the South Caucasus.

Jochen Hellbeck at Modern Europe Workshop, Oct. 15, 2014

Please join the Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe workshop
this Wednesday, October 15 to welcome Professor Jochen Hellbeck
(Rutgers) and discuss his paper "Battles for Morale: An Entangled
History of Total War in Europe, 1939-1945,"
 with commentary by Flora
Roberts. The paper is now available on Chalk.

As usual, the workshop will be held in the John Hope Franklin Room
(Social Science 224) from 5:00-6:30pm.

Canadian Association of Slavists conference, May 30-June 1, 2015

The Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS) invites submissions for its annual conference that will take place at the University of Ottawa in Canada’s capital from May 30, Saturday, to June 01, Monday, 2015. Our Annual Conference is part of the Federal Congress 2015, the largest national academic conference held by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences - the leading Canadian scholarly organization that brings together more than 80 national associations.

Armenian Circle, Oct. 16, 2014

The Armenian Circle presents an overview of Armenian dialects by Nikita Bezrukov.


Come learn about the rich diversity of the Armenian language! There will be snacks.


Thursday, October 16, 4:30 PM

Pick 218




Nshan Kesecker

MA Candidate 2015

Center for Middle Eastern Studies

University of Chicago

Persian Circle/MEHAT, Oct. 16, 2014

انجمن سخن فارسی و می‌‌هات در دانشگاه شیکاگو تقدیم می‌‌کنند

The Persian Circle and MEHAT at the University of Chicago present


Professor Hadi Jorati

استاد هادی جراتی


Ohio State University, NELC



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