Pozen Graduate Research Fellowships

The University of Chicago Human Rights Program

Human Rights Research Funding Proposals for PhD students - 2013-2014

Deadline: Monday, May 13, 2013


The Human Rights Program announces the 2013-14 round of grants to support doctoral student research in Human Rights. The Human Rights Program seeks to support projects which will make a significant contribution to the field of human rights studies.  


Eric Cochrane Special Lecture: Maria Mavroudi


The Department of History

presents the


Eric Cochrane Special Lecture


given by


Professor Maria Mavroudi

Department of History and Classics

University of California, Berkeley


“Byzantium Viewed by the Others: the

Classical Tradition”


Tuesday, April 16, 2013

at 4:00pm

John Hope Franklin Room

Social Science Research Bldg. room 224

An informal reception will follow

Persons with a disability who may need assistance please call 702-8394

CFP: Belgrade Security Forum 2013

Call for paper - Belgrade Security Forum 2013

The Forum is the biggest international security conference in Southeast Europe which gathers several hundred top level policy and decision makers, NGO leaders, experts, academics and journalists each year. The Belgrade Security Forum is a unified event divided into two portions: an academic event which takes place on the first day, and a policy segment encompassing the following two days.

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Upcoming Summer Schools in East Europe



Summer School on Transitional Justice and the Politics of Memory

Research in Ethics and Globalization (REG) at the University of Groningen, Netherlands, and the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Rijeka, Croatia, are delighted to announce their Summer School on Transitional Justice and the Politics of Memory which will be held on the island of Cres, Croatia, from June 24th to July 4th, 2013.

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8th International Conference on Language Teacher Education

Designed for practitioners and researchers involved in the preparation and ongoing professional development of language teachers, LTE 2013 will address the education of teachers of all languages, at all instructional and institutional levels, and in many national and international contexts in which this takes place, including:


*   English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL) instruction;

*   foreign/modern/world language teaching;

*   bilingual education;

*   immersion education;

*   indigenous and minority language education; and

CFP: PAHA Annual Meeting


Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. - January 2-4, 2014


Screening: "Wygrany"

film in the CIMMfest (Chicago Int'l Music and Movies Festival) 


"Wygrany" (The Winner)
Poland, USA      Feature Fiction; 100 minutes, director Wieslaw Saniewski

Saturday April 20   @ 5pm             $10
Society for Arts   (1112 N/ Milwaukee) 


Harris School Fellows Seminar: Senator Gary Hart


Fellows Seminar: Gary Hart

4:30 p.m. IOP House, 5707 S. Woodlawn

The former senator and presidential candidate begins his seminar series, "The Changing Nature of Security in the 21st Century." Register now 



AATSEEL Call for Papers:  First round deadline, 4/15/13


The first deadline for submitting a proposal to the 2014 AATSEEL conference in Chicago (January 9-12) is just a week away.


In addition to a wide variety of panels on linguistics, pedagogy, literature and culture, the conference will feature advanced seminars conducted by Clare Cavanaugh (Northwestern) on poetry and biography and Michael Flier (Harvard) on medieval Slavic culture.  Benjamin Rifkin (The College of New Jersey) will offer a special workshop on facilitating discussion in the classroom.

CARLA Summer Institutes 2013

CARLA Summer Institutes 2013

The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota has sponsored a summer institute program for second language teachers since 1996. This internationally known program reflects CARLA's commitment to link research and theory with practical applications for the classroom. Each institute is highly interactive and includes discussion, theory-building, hands-on activities, and plenty of networking opportunities.


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