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Nicholson Center Faculty Lecture, Bernard Wasserstein on "Hitler's Little Helpers: Arab and Jewish Axis Agents in British Mandatory Palestine, 1939-1945," Feb. 21, 2013

The Nicholson Center for British Studies would ask that you save the date for the upcoming

Nicholson Center Faculty Lecture


Bernard Wasserstein

Harriet & Ulrich E. Meyer Professor, Modern European Jewish History

University of Chicago


"Europe: East and West" Undergraduate Research Symposium, the University of Pittsburgh, April 12, 2013

The Center for Russian and East European Studies (REES), the European Studies Center/European Union Center of Excellence (ESC/EUCE), and the International Business Center (IBC) at the University of Pittsburgh are offering an opportunity for undergraduate students to present their research.



Midwest Russian History Workshop, Northwestern University, March 15-16, 2013


Organizer: John Bushnell (j-bushnell@northwestern.edu)



The Midwest Russian History Workshop will convene at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois on Friday afternoon March 15 and Saturday March 16.  Information about accommodations will be sent out later.  A preliminary indication of whether or not you will attend (and need accommodation) will be useful; please let write John Bushnell know if you think your might attend.


Modern Europe Workshop, Andy Janco, Jan. 16, 2013

The Modern Europe Workshop will be hosting two workshops focused on CEERES-region history during th Winter quarter:


January 16th - Andy Janco


The Modern Europe Workshop meets in the John Hope Franklin room with snacks at 4:45pm and discussion beginning at 5:00pm.

Slavic Forum 2013

Friday, April 12, 2013 to Saturday, April 13, 2013

Cobb 201
5811 South Ellis

Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium, Tasha Vorderstrasse on "Texts, Textiles, and Trade in the North Caucasus," Nov. 27, 2012

The Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium is pleased to announce its next meeting.


Dr. Tasha Vorderstrasse of the Oriental Institute will present "Texts, Textiles, and Trade in the North Caucasus."


Please join us on Tuesday,  27 November at 4:30pm in the Cochrane-Woods Art Center, Room 152.

CWAC is located just north of the Regenstein Libaray at 5540 S Greenwood Ave.


Persons in need of assistance, please contact Jennifer Timmons (jtimmons@uchicago.edu)

Armenian Circle, Dr. Tasha Vorderstrasse on "Excavating at the Medieval City of Dvin in Armenia," Nov. 29, 2012

The UChicago Armenian Circle presents:


Excavating at the Medieval City of Dvin in Armenia


by Dr. Tasha Vorderstrasse

(The Oriental Institute)


Thursday, November 29

5:00 pm

Pick 218

Golosa, "Songs of Good Cheer: Winter Music from Siberia," Dec. 5, 2012

Songs of Good Cheer: Winter Music from Siberia

Wednesday, December 5, 2012


International House, 1414 E. 59th Street


Free and open to the public




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