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2/21 CMES Turkish Circle Event - Archaeological Digs at Yenikapı


The room for tomorrow's Turkish Circle event has been confirmed to be Pick 016. As a reminder, we will meet at 4:00pm and will be joined by Prof. Dr. Ufuk Kocabaş of Istanbul University. His talk will be titled "Dünyada ve Türkiye’de Sualtı Arkeolojisi."

Job: Distinguished Visiting Professor of Humanities, Missouri University of Science and Technology

Distinguished Visiting Professor of Humanities, #00064876
College of Arts, Sciences, and Business

Application Deadline
Posted until filled, with review of applications to begin on March 5, 2018

REECA Workshop: "The Selfie as Domestic Politics and Practice in Russia" by Zosha Winegar-Schultz

Please join us Friday, February 23 for the Interdisciplinary Approaches to Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia (REECA) workshop!

The paper topic is:

"Я Сама, Фотка Себя: The Selfie as Domestic Politics and Practice in Russia"


Funding: PhD work at Dublin City Univ. focused on Shadow Economies in former USSR

Informality, informal or shadow economies, with a specific focus on the former USSR region (Southern Caucasus or Central Asia)
Dublin City University (www.dcu.ie) is a research-intensive, globally-engaged, dynamic institution consistently positioned in the rankings of the world’s top young universities.  Dublin City University is ranked in the top 150 in the world for politics and international relations by both the QS and Shanghai world rankings.

2/25 Balkan Rhythms and Dance: Lecture, Performance, and Exhibit

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Balkan Rhythms and Dance
Lecture, Workshop, Performance, and Exhibit

Sunday, Feb 25, 12-2pm
International House Assembly Hall
1414 E 59th St, Chicago, IL 60637

Balkan Folklore class event, free and open to the public
Lecture 12-12:50pm
John and Galia Kuo, the
leaders of Chicago-based
ensemble Balkan Dances,
will give a lecture on Balkan music
and dance rhythms.

CFP: "Science Fiction and Communism," American University in Bulgaria

CFP: "Science Fiction and Communism"
When:  May 26 - 27, 2018
Where:  American University in Bulgaria (Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria) Abstract deadline: February 23, 2018 Acceptance responses will be send out by March 9, 2018

2/21 Armenian Cirlce: Queer Histories and Colonial Effects in Armenia," by Niko Shahbazian

Dear Friends of the Armenian Circle,

Please join us this Wednesday (2/21) at 5:30PM in Pick Hall 319 for a very special presentation in English:

"Queer Histories and Colonial Effects in Armenia"
By: Niko Shahbazian

Looking forward to seeing you there! There will be snacks!

Film Screening: Doomed Souls

Friday, February 23, 2018

On Friday, February 23 at 5:30 pm, join Antoni Rangachev (Dept. of Math) and Miguel Caballero (Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts) for a screening of "Doomed Souls" by Bulgarian director Vulo Radev. Refreshments will be served and a discussion will follow!

The film is 141 minutes, with English subtitles. The room is Kent 107. 

GoCamp Ukraine Summer 2018 Volunteer Programs

Ukraine needs volunteers for the biggest educational programme in Eastern Europe!

Yiddish Tish - Coffee and Yiddish Speaking - Wednesdays

Wednesday, February 21, 28 and every wednesday thereafter
Yiddish Tish
University of Chicago, Classics Building, 1010 E. 59th Street, Room 113
1:00 p.m.


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