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Job Posting: Contracts and Grants Specialist, Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (Washington, DC); application deadline July 1, 2015

Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA), an international development organization, specializes in designing sustainable, market-led agricultural initiatives. We build strong local and global partnerships, incorporate innovative approaches into our programs, and foster inclusive development to offer enhanced opportunities to under-served groups.

"STUDY AT _______________." UChicago Museums, Galleries, and Art Centers, June 4-7, 2015 (open to UChicago students only)

STUDY AT _______________. 

Thursday, June 4 -Sunday, June 7

Various campus locations



On successive days each reading period, UChicago's museums, galleries, and art centers are transformed into inspiring study halls.  KEEP THE KICK GOING - Bring your own coffee cup (with lid) to use during the night and take some to go!



Thu, June 4, 9 pm–midnight

Study at the Smart



Turkish Circle, Tunç Şen "An Auteur in Yeşilçam: Metin Erksan and his Cinema," June 2, 2015

We invite you to the last Turkish Circle of the year with Tunç Şen, one of our PhD students in NELC. 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.







Tunç Şen


Job Posting: Postdoc Research Fellow, Tübingen University (Tübingen, Germany); application deadlien June 20, 2015

Junior Research Group

Cultural History of Water in Central Asia

Call for Applications: Postdoc Fellowship



A research fellowship is available at Tübingen University from September 2015 to examine the cultural history of water in Central Asia. As an inter-disciplinary research group, we set out to trace people’s changing attitudes to water in this landlocked region.



Ancient Societies Workshop and the Interdisciplinary Archaeology Workshop, Elizabeth Fagan on "The debate about Garni, Armenia: a tale of cultural identity in archaeology," June 2, 2015

We are excited to announce that the Ancient Societies Workshop and the Interdisciplinary Archeology Workshop will be co-sponsoring a presentation by


Elizabeth Fagan (UChicago, Anthropology and History) on

The debate about Garni, Armenia: a tale of cultural identity in archaeology 


2016-2017 Fulbright Scholar Awards for South and Central Asia; application deadline Aug. 3, 2015

South and Central Asia is a dynamic, rich, and diverse region balancing a respect for traditions with increasing engagement in an interconnected world. This region ranges from the vast steppes and rugged mountains of Central Asia to the deserts and tropics of South Asia. It is attractive for U.S. faculty and professionals because of its historic, religious, cultural and geographic variety. Bountiful opportunities exist across South Asia for teaching and research.

2016-2017 Fulbright Scholar Awards for Europe-Eurasia; application deadline Aug. 3, 2015

Europe and Eurasia is the largest regional program within the Fulbright Scholar Program with over 280 unique awards. Applicants can propose to teach, research or pursue a combination of teaching and research at some of the best universities and research institutions in the world. As the Bologna Process shapes higher education across Europe, now is an exceptionally exciting time to collaborate with colleagues at European institutions of higher education.

"Havel: A Life" with author Amb. Michael Zantovsky

Sunday, June 14, 2015
Sunday, June 14th
at 3:00 p.m.
Seminary Co-Op Bookstores
(5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.)
a small reception will follow
HAVEL: A LIFE with author Ambassador Michael Žantovský
and introductory remarks by Angelina Ilieva (University of Chicago, Dept. of Slavic Languages and Literatures)

Call for Applications: Visiting Research Fellowship 2016, BGSMCS and ZMO; application deadline Aug. 31, 2015

ZMO and BGSMCS are inviting applications as Visiting Researchers for the calendar year of 2016. We are interested in attracting outstanding researchers who are engaged in research projects that are relevant to the respective research profiles at ZMO and BGSMCS.




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