Graduate Student Volunteers Needed

The American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL) conference will take place in Chicago January 9th through January 13th, 2014 at the Drake Hotel. The conference manager is currently soliciting the help of graduate students to work at the registration desk on Thursday evening, Friday (all day) and Saturday (all day) of the conference. Volunteers sign up for either 1 four-hour shift or 2 two-hour shifts at the desk. Work involves handing out nametags, assisting AATSEEL staff, and answering questions of conference attendees.

An International Monthly Open Access and Peer Reviewed Journal of Social Science

Authors are invited to submit theoretical and empirical papers in all categories of Social Science such as Anthropology, Sociology, Politics, culture, History, philosophy, Economics, Education, Management, Arts, Laws, Linguistics and Psychology. This list is not meant to be exhaustive, but rather an indication of the areas of concern of the journal. We welcome paper submissions on the basis that the material has not been published elsewhere. We endeavour to provide rapid and informative feedback to authors.

ARISC Junior Research Fellowship

The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) announces the availability of US graduate student, postdoctoral and junior scholar fellowships in support of research and mentoring activities in the South Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, and/or Georgia). The goals of the fellowship are 1) to support research in and the study of the South Caucasus; and 2) to select, recognize and financially support individuals early in their careers who demonstrate high potential to contribute to research in this region.

Author Event: Kenan Trebincevic

Kenan Trebincevic will be discussing his new book, The Bosnian List. This event is sponsored by CEERES, Seminary Co-Op Bookstore and International House Global Voices Program. It will be held in the Home Room of International House at 6 PM on February 26, 2014. Visit to learn more about the author.

Summer in Turkey: The Field School for Social Innovation

The Field School for Social Innovations is now accepting applications for its summer 2014 program that combines the study of social innovation with Turkish culture and ethnographic research methods. The application deadline is December 1st. For more information, visit or write to

European Academy of Diplomacy - Workshop

The European Academy of Diplomacy is now accepting applications for the first edition of the Energy Security Workshop and cordially invite you, your students and your colleagues to participate in this upcoming project. The Energy Security Workshop (ESW) is a diverse 5-day program designed to support participants with an interest in energy security and European energy policies. The program will deal with the latest developments and global trends in the energy sector, the geopolitics and the key challenges of the future.

16th Annual CIBER Business Language Conference

The Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBERs) would like to announce the Call for Proposal for the 16th Annual CIBER Business Language Conference. The conference will take place on April 24-26, 2014 at the Canyons Resort, Park City, Utah. The theme for the conference is “Embracing a New Era for Business, Language, and Culture” and the conference’s goal is to link the needs indicated by U.S.

Peace and Security Program in the South Caucasus

American Councils for International Education will be launching an exciting new program in Tbilisi, Georgia this summer to explore conflict resolution, nationalism and regional politics in the South Caucasus. Hosted by Ilia State University, Peace & Security in the South Caucasus will be conducted from July 6 to August 2, 2014. The program will be open to graduate and undergraduate students and will consist of two courses: Geopolitics, Conflict and Development in the South Caucasus and Society and Culture in the South Caucasus.

Documentary: "The Machine which Makes Everything Disappear"

On Tuesday, 11/26, the Georgian documentary "The Machine which Makes Everything Disappear" (Icarus, 2012) will be shown. This film is in Georgian with English subtitles and it runs about 100 minutes. This will be in Cobb 210 at 5:00 PM. Here is a description of the film (from Sundance): "The story begins with an experiment. A filmmaker in the country of Georgia posts an ad inviting youth to audition for her film. Facing the camera, the hopefuls confess their struggles and dreams. These raw interviews unfold seamlessly into cinematic slivers of Georgian life.

Turkish Circle

Please join Turkish Circle this Thursday (November 21st) at 4:30 pm in Pick 218 (Farouk Mustafa Memorial Lecture Room). We will be screening a movie called "Başka Dilde Aşk" or "Love in Another Language". The movie will have subtitles, so all levels of Turkish learners as well as anyone else who would like to take a movie break is invited! Ve tabi ki, there will be popcorn! For more information on the movie:


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