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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.

2/20 Logan Center: Voices from a Changing Middle East performance

Voices from a Changing Middle East
Tuesday, February 20, 7:00pm
Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Penthouse

Mosaic Theater Company of DC presents selections from its acclaimed Voices From a Changing Middle East Festival Tour, bringing works about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to life as seen through Muslim, Christian, and Jewish lenses.

Free Online Russian Course at Wayne State

Wayne State is again offering the first year of Russian online this summer. Classes will be taught T Th  12:00PM - 03:20PM live online via Blackboard Collaborate (free to students who register).
More information is available here: http://www.clas.wayne.edu/languages/Online-Russian

3/8 UChicagoGRAD Tax Workshops for graduate students

Save-the-Date: GRAD Tax Workshop – LUNCH PROVIDED!
Thursday, March 8, Noon-1pm, UChicagoGRAD HQ (University Bookstore, Third Floor)


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