East Asia: Transregional Histories Workshop, Novella Chiechi on "State Formation and Household Registration Documentation in the early PRC and USSR," Feb. 7, 2013

East Asia: Transregional Histories Workshop presents:


Novella Chiechi

PhD Candidate,  History, University of Chicago


"State Formation and Household Registration Documentation in the early PRC and USSR"


Feb. 7 (Thursday) 4:00-6:00 pm

Modern Europe Workshop, Kristy Ironside on "Socialism's Low Cost Guarantee: Retail Prices, Real Wages, and the Purchasing Power of the Ruble," Feb. 6, 2013

Please join the Modern Europe Workshop on Wednesday (2/6) to discuss Kristy Ironside's dissertation chapter, "Socialism's Low Cost Guarantee: Retail Prices, Real Wages, and the Purchasing Power of the Ruble." The chapter and workshop letter are now available on Chalk.


The workshop will meet in the John Hope Franklin Room (SSRB 224) with snacks at 4:45 and discussion beginning at 5.


Slavic Colloquium, Liza Ginzburg on the work of F.I. Tjutchev, Jan. 28, 2013

Liza Ginzburg at Slavic Colloquium

January 28, 2013

4:30, Foster, first floor, room 103

Will speak on the work of F.I. Tjutchev (1803-1873)


Persian Ciricle, Maryam Mosharraf on "Nowruz (and the Persian language) in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan," Jan. 16, 2013

The Persian Circle series at the University of Chicago is back up and running as of this Wednesday, Jan. 16. Details for this week's presentation are below:


Speaker: Prof. Maryam Mosharraf of Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran

Topic: "Nowruz (and the Persian language) in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan" (lecture in Persian)

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 16

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: 218 Pick Hall (5828 S. University Ave.)


Moving Picture Alphabet Series, Screening of "The Color of Pomegranates" with Robert Bird, Jan. 25, 2013

Film Studies Center

Poet as Subject: The Color of Pomegranates

Moving Picture Alphabet Series

Friday, January 25, 2013 - 7:00pm


Introduction and Q&A by Robert Bird, Associate Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Cinema and Media Studies, and the College; Associate Faculty in the Divinity School.



Nicholson Center Faculty Lecture, Bernard Wasserstein on "Hitler's Little Helpers: Arab and Jewish Axis Agents in British Mandatory Palestine, 1939-1945," Feb. 21, 2013

The Nicholson Center for British Studies would ask that you save the date for the upcoming

Nicholson Center Faculty Lecture


Bernard Wasserstein

Harriet & Ulrich E. Meyer Professor, Modern European Jewish History

University of Chicago


"Europe: East and West" Undergraduate Research Symposium, the University of Pittsburgh, April 12, 2013

The Center for Russian and East European Studies (REES), the European Studies Center/European Union Center of Excellence (ESC/EUCE), and the International Business Center (IBC) at the University of Pittsburgh are offering an opportunity for undergraduate students to present their research.



Midwest Russian History Workshop, Northwestern University, March 15-16, 2013


Organizer: John Bushnell (



The Midwest Russian History Workshop will convene at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois on Friday afternoon March 15 and Saturday March 16.  Information about accommodations will be sent out later.  A preliminary indication of whether or not you will attend (and need accommodation) will be useful; please let write John Bushnell know if you think your might attend.


Modern Europe Workshop, Andy Janco, Jan. 16, 2013

The Modern Europe Workshop will be hosting two workshops focused on CEERES-region history during th Winter quarter:


January 16th - Andy Janco


The Modern Europe Workshop meets in the John Hope Franklin room with snacks at 4:45pm and discussion beginning at 5:00pm.


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