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ACTR/ACCELS, Russian Overseas Flagship Program 2015-2016; application deadline Jan. 15, 2015

American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS would like to remind all advanced students of Russian that the application deadline for the 2015-2016 Russian Overseas Flagship Program is January 15, 2015.

 

 

Graduate Student Affairs, "First-Year Series: Embracing Chicago Winters", Jan. 8, 2015 (Open to UChicago Master's and PhD students)

First-Year Series: Embracing Chicago Winters

Thursday, January 8, 12:00 PM, Classics 110

 

 

Winter is coming to Chicago! We know you've all heard the stories, but for the hardy and prepared graduate student, Winter Quarter is also a great time to explore different places and things to do in the city. Join us for a conversation with a panel of graduate students who are fans of winter in Chicago and will tell you about some of their favorite outside activities and indoor haunts for Winter Quarter.

 

 

International House, Global Voices Author Night with Eric Posner and Geoffrey Stone, Jan. 27, 2015

While countries around the affirm their commitment to human rights with international treaties and conventions, flagrant violations of human rights continue. Well-known violators like Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Sudan have sat on the U.N. Council on Human Rights, while Brazil pursues extrajudicial killings, South Africa employs violence against protestors, and the United States tortures.  In "The Twilight of Human Rights Law" —the latest entry to Oxford University Press’s Inalienable Rights series, edited by Geoffrey Stone—eminent legal scholar Eric A.

Anthropology "Monday" Seminars, Darryl Li on Arab-Bosnian Encounters, Feb. 23, 2015

THE ANTHROPOLOGY DEPARTMENT MONDAY SEMINAR SERIES

 

presents Darryl Li

 

speaking on

 

"Jihad as Universalism"

 

Monday, February 23, 2015, 3:30pm | Haskell 315

 

 

Here is some background information

30th Annual MEHAT Conference, University of Chicago, May 1-2, 2015

The 30th Annual Middle East History and Theory Conference will take place at the University of Chicago on Friday and Saturday, May 1–2, 2015.

 

 

The 30th Annual Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Conference will take place at the University of Chicago on Friday and Saturday, May 1–2, 2015. Prof. Michael Cook of Princeton University will deliver the keynote address, “When Muhammad Had to Delegate,” at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 1.

 

 

Interdisciplinary Archaeology Workshop, Bryce Lowry and Jeremy Beach on the "Musings on the Intangibles of Culture: Sex on the Mongolian Steppe in the Bronze and Iron Age”, Feb. 11, 2015

On Wednesday, February 11, 2015, Bryce Lowry, a PhD Candidate in the Department of Anthropology, and Jeremy Beach, a PhD Candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Purdue University, will be discussing the “Musings on the Intangibles of Culture: Sex on the Mongolian Steppe in the Bronze and Iron Age”.

 

 

The Interdisciplinary Archaeology Workshop meets at 4:30pm in Haskell 315.

 

Interdisciplinary Archaeology Workshop, Gokce Bike Yazicioglu on the "People of Kanesh: Residential Mobility, Community Life, and Cultural Pluralism in a Bronze Age City in Anatolia, Turkey", Jan. 15, 2015

On Thursday, January 15, 2015, Gokce Bike Yazicioglu, a Doctoral Candidate in Department of Near Eastern Language and Culture, will be discussing about the "People of Kanesh: Residential Mobility, Community Life, and Cultural Pluralism in a Bronze Age City in Anatolia, Turkey".

 

 

The Interdisciplinary Archaeology Workshop meets at 4:30pm in Haskell 315.

 

Job Posting: International Consultant, Macfadden (Washington, DC)

Macfadden is continually seeking to expand its pool of qualified consultants to support us in our international development and humanitarian assistance work primarily in developing and transitional nations.  We are currently looking for consultants in the following areas of expertise:

Hertog Foundation's "The Ethics of War" (New York City, NY), April 27-May 1, 2015; application deadline Feb. 9, 2015

War is an inescapable part of the human condition, with the course of history and the character of civilizations often shaped by the legacy of past battles and the possibility of future conflicts. Death and memory, heroism and tragedy, love of country and hatred of enemies—the human drama plays out, in sharp relief, on both ancient and modern battlefields.

 

 

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