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"The Serb Who Connected the World," an event celebrating the life and works of Michael Idvorsky Pupin, Oct. 16, 2014

“The Serb Who Connected the World”

A Celebration for the 160th Anniversary of the Birth of

Michael Idvorsky Pupin


The University of Chicago

Kent Chemistry Laboratory

1020 E. 58th St. (Main Quad)

Thursday, October 16, 2014

6:00 p.m.


Alternative Spring Break in Vladimir, Russia (The American Home), application deadline Oct. 25, 2014

The first application deadline for the American Home's March 2015 ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK IN RUSSIA is October 25, 2014 (www.serendipity-russia.com).


My first time in Russia had more of an impact on me than I could have possibly anticipated...  the thing that probably has affected me most is not Moscow, not Red Square..., but Vladimir and the things I experienced there. I felt more alive there than I have ever felt before.”  (Adam Treml, ASB participant, March 2012)


Teaching Islam: Why Should You Care?, John Woods, Oct. 18, 2014

Teaching Islam: Why should you care?

A Historian’s Perspective

6:30 p.m. Saturday, 18 October 2014


Keynote Address by

John E. Woods

Professor of Iranian and Central Asian History

in the Departments of History and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and the College

University of Chicago


Humanities Day, Oct. 18, 2014

Humanities Day 2014 will be full of exhilerating presentations, including these CEERES-focused talks. Check out the full schedule at:



If you plan to come out, please remember to register. The activities are free, but space is limited in some of the venues. Registration is also at: http://humanitiesday.uchicago.edu.




SESSION 1: 9:30-10:30AM

CFP: 2nd International Conference of Greek-Albanian Studies, proposal deadline Oct. 15, 2014

2nd International Conference of Greek-Albanian Studies
Tirana, Albania, March 27th-28th 2015

Albanian-Greek Association of Philology
contact email: aristotlespiro@gmail.com




Serbian play, "Zanka", at Serbian American Museum St. Sava, Oct. 4, 2014

SAMS and The Mira Sremcevic Theater are proud to present 

"Zanka" (in Serbian)

By Miodrag Ilic

Directed by Slavica Petrovic


Slavica Petrovic

SSRC/Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF); application deadline Nov. 4, 2014

SSRC/Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

Deadline: November 4, 2014 

UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSION (at UChicago): Tuesday, October 7 @ 3pm. REGISTER HERE 

**Open to international students


Professional Development Opportunity for Community Leaders in Eastern Europe/Eurasia (Albania, Bulgaria,Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan)

The application for the 2015 Community Solutions Program is now open! This is the fifth round of the Community Solutions Program, a professional development program from the U.S. Department of State for the best and brightest global community leaders working in Transparency and Accountability, Tolerance and Conflict Resolution, Environmental Issues, and Women and Gender Issues. Selected candidates will participate in: a four month U.S.

New Budapest Orpheum Society CD Release Recital and Reception

New Budapest Orpheum Society CD release recital and reception
Sunday, October 19, 2014, 4:00 pm
Logan Center, Performance Penthouse
Free admission


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