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Sabrina P. Ramet speaks on "Dead Kings and National Myths"

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Prof. Ramet, a noted scholar of the Balkans, discusses the political use of national myths

Experiences at the Edges of Soviet Power: the Baltic, the Balkans, and Central Asia

Friday, February 25, 2011

Four cultural anthropologists share their perspectives on social life in the Soviet Union and its satellites.

After Chernobyl: Photographs by Michael Forster Rothbart

Monday, March 28, 2011 to Friday, May 20, 2011

In the 25th anniversary year of the Chernobyl nuclear accident, this stirring exhibit examines the everyday life and struggles of people living in the disaster's wake.

Learning History and Culture through Soviet Children's Books

Teacher Workshop

Learning History and Culture through Soviet Children’s Books

 

University of Chicago Regenstein Library

Saturday, November 12, 2011 2:00-5:00

 

Being Black and Ukrainian: A Balancing Act

“Being Black and Ukrainian: A Balancing Act”

Presented by Terrell Starr (New York-based freelance Journalist; M.S. in News-Editorial Journalism, MA in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, UIUC; and Fulbright Scholar-Ukraine)

 

November 9, 2011 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Franke Institute for the Humanities

 

light refreshments will be served

 

Co-sponsored by CEERES and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture

 

Places of Power and Little Things that Make us Cry: Exploring the Serbian Imaginary

Marko Zivkovic

Assistant Professor and Associate Chair Dept of Anthropology, University of Alberta

“Places of Power and Little Things that Make us Cry: Exploring the Serbian Imaginary”

 

Respondant, Nada Petkovic

Thurs Nov 10, 2011 4:30-6:00

Haskell 101

 

light refreshments provided

 

Presented by CEERES and the Anthropology of Europe Workshop

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