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Loyalty, Liberalism & the Modern Émigré: On Boris Fishman's "A Replacement Life"

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Boris Fishman and Jon Baskin in conversation the 57th Street Books (1301 E 57th S) on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Fishman's stunning literary debut, A Replacement Life, received a review on the cover of The New York Times Books Review and also was named one of the NYT 100 Notable books of the year

CfP: CARTA conference April 1-3, 2016


“Нравственность человека видна в его отношении к слову”—Лев Толстой


Eighteenth Annual Conference

April 1-3,2016

InterContinental - Kansas City at the plaza

Kansas City, Missouri


Registration and Call for Papers:

Two Georgian Chant Culture Tours to Caucasus: Georgia and Armenia, July 1-11, 2015 and July 17-Aug. 2, 2015

Trip of a Lifetime

In celebration of our tenth season, Georgian Chant has split our original package tour into two separate tours. With so much to do and see, these new selections offer visitors a chance to see more of what they love! Learn more at the links below:


"Muslims, Moriscos, Renegades, and Christians" Panel, MESA 2015, Nov. 21-24, 2015 (Denver, CO)

Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting

November 21-24, 2015 Denver, CO

Muslims, Moriscos, Renegades, and Christians: Conflictual Encounters, Conversions, and Exchange in the Early-Modern Habsburg Empire



Central Europe Workshop, Phillip Henry on "World War I and the Grenzen of Freudian Thought", Jan. 26, 2015

Next Monday, January 26, 2015 at 4:30 in Wieboldt 206, the Central Europe Workshop will be hosting Phillip Henry (University of Chicago, History Department). He will be presenting his paper "World War I and the Grenzen of Freudian Thought". The paper is on our website and can be found by clicking here; the password, as always, is Mitteleuropa. Refreshments will be provided!



UIMA Annual Live and Silent Auction, March 7, 2015


Discover a treasure

SAVE THE DATE: March 7, 2015 at 6:30



Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 7, 2015 and join us for a memorable evening of good music, conversations, food and drinks. Most importantly the Silent and Live Auction features a wide array of exceptional art. You will have an opportunity to come home with an outstanding art treasure.



Turkish Circle, Helga Anetshofer on "The Tradition of Talismanic Shirts among the Ottomans", Jan. 20, 2015

We invite you to the next Turkish Circle with Helga Hoca. Speakers and listeners of all levels are welcome. Please contact us if you would like to present at Turkish Circle during the year or if you have any questions/concerns.





Helga Anetshofer

NELC Faculty

Turkish, Uzbek, and Ottoman Turkish

University of Chicago


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