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Armenian Circle Meeting: "Nomads and Nobles: Mongolian Realities in Medieval Armenia"

"Nomads and Nobles: Mongolian Realities in Medieval Armenia"


Please join the Armenian circle January 17 at 5:30 in Pick Hall Room 218 for a presentation by Armen Abkarian titled: "Nomads and Nobles: Mongolian Realities in Medieval Armenia".


Kosovo International Summer Academy

The Kosovo International Summer Academy (KSA) will organize its 6th edition in Prishtina, Kosovo, with a special focus on “Peace building in post-conflict areas – Diplomacy, Leadership and Negotiations”, that will be realized by Kosovo Center for Diplomacy.


Deadline: June 5
Event: July 10-20


University of Pittsburgh - Project GO Applications Open

Project GO
University of Pittsburgh
Deadline: January 25/February 20


The University of Pittsburgh is excited to announce the 2018 Project GO and Project GO-Advanced Russian programs, which provide ROTC students comprehensive scholarships to intensively study Russian for 8 weeks over the summer.  Students will cover approximately the equivalent of one academic-year worth of Russian during the program.


Persian Circle: Farinaz Kavianifar on the Music of the Yarsan

Please join us on Thursday 18th January at 5pm, for Persian Circle at the University of Chicago, where Farinaz Kavianifar will be giving a talk in Persian entitled:


“The Tradition and Music of the Yarsan”

“سنت و موسيقى يارستان”


Thursday 18th January, 5:00-6:30pm

Pick Hall 218

5828 S. University Ave

Chicago, IL 60637


Study Abroad Culture and Politics in Prague

Culture and Politics in Prague is a 4-week summer undergraduate study abroad program organized and led by faculty at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL). This interdisciplinary program focuses on the socialist and post-socialist culture and politics of Eastern Europe, with a special emphasis on the Czech Republic. As part of the program, students will experience Prague as a native by living in neighborhood apartments, trying Czech food, listening to live music, and meeting local university students.

Spring University Prague 2018: Understanding Europe in an Age of Uncertainty

We would like to invite your students and colleagues to the academic programme "Spring University Prague 2018: Understanding Europe in an Age of Uncertainty", taking place at Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic) during April 2018 (April 8 – 19). This study programme is internationally acknowledged, successful participants will be given 8 ECTS credits.

Russian Flagship Program: Applying Flagship Practices to Enhance Language Learning

Join us for the Webinar:

Russian Flagship Program: Applying Flagship Practices to Enhance Language Learning

Led by Karen Evans-Romaine (University of Wisconsin - Madison)

Thursday, January 25, 5:00-6:30 PM EST
Register now


REECA Winter 2018 Workshop Schedule



Meetings are held Fridays at 12:00pm-1:20pm in Foster 103, unless otherwise noted. Papers are made available on our website in advance of the presentation: https://voices.uchicago.edu/reeca/papers/


January 26                   John Latham-Sprinkle - (SOAS University of London)

"Political Authority in North Caucasian Alania, 800-1300: Alania as a State of Mind"

Professional Development Webinars, University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian and East European Studies is pleased to announce the launch of professional development webinars offered by the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East-Central Europe (https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/crees/resources/webinars).  Are you a scholar or academic professional curious about European higher education and research? Discover opportunities to enhance your career mobility and research.


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