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Scholarships for Language Study at UPitt SLI

The Slavic, East European, and Near Eastern Summer Language Institute (SLI) at the University of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce that several full and partial scholarship opportunities have opened up for language study this summer in Pittsburgh and in our study abroad programs.


5/25 "Monte Rosa: Memoir of an Accidental Spy" @ UIMA

Monte Rosa: Memoir of an Accidental Spy

Presentation and Book Signing with Jaroslaw Martyniuk


Friday May 25, 2018

7:00 p.m.


Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

2320 West Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL, 60622


5/25-5/26 Conference: "Japan's Russia: Challenging the East-West Paradigm"

Friday, May 25, 2018 to Saturday, May 26, 2018

May 25th-26th, 2018


Franke Institute for the Humanities
1100 E 57th St
Chicago, IL 60637


This interdisciplinary event invites scholars of Russia and Japan to address the topic of Russo-Japanese cultural relations as a challenge to traditional binary views on the knowledge exchange between West and East as that between “colonizer” and “colonized,” seen exclusively through the prism of political and ideological hierarchies and power relations.


5/17 IOP Hosts Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul

Institute of Politics Speaker Series: Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul


Thu, May 17, 2018

5:30 PM – 6:45 PM 

Oriental Institute


Registration is required.


Post-doc research and teaching position in Global History (18th-20th c.), Freie Universität Berlin

Postdoctoral research and teaching position in Global History (18th to 20th century)

Freie Universität Berlin, History and Cultural Studies



Job Description:

Successful candidates will pursue a research project in global history (18th to 20th century); they will teach 2 courses per semester, and they will be involved in the activities of the Center.



5/9 Armenian Circle Special Event

Please join us this Wednesday 5/9 in Pick Hall 218 for an exciting and stimulating talk in English by our very own Armenian Professor!


"Reflections on Vartan and Vartanank" by: Dr. Hripsime Haroutunian


So please join us in learning about one of the most revered statesmen in Armenian history!


Looking forward to seeing you there! There will be food!

5/21-5/22 Conference: Philosophy of Revolution

Conference: Philosophy of Revolution

Monday, May 21 & Tuesday, May 22


Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society
5701 S. Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60637


CfP: Humanities and the Arts: Creative Industries and Cultural Democracy

The 2019 conference of the European Consortium for Humanities Institutes and Centres (ECHIC http://www.echic.org/) will be held in Athens, 4-5 April 2019.


5/10 Yiddish Tish

Yiddish Tish

University of Chicago, Classics Building, 1010 E. 59th Street, Room 113

12:30 p.m.


"Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: The War on Terror, China, and the Uyghurs" with Prof. Sean Roberts

Friday, May 11, 2018


The Committee of Central Eurasian Studies 2017-2018 Lecture Series presents: 


"Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: The War on Terror, China, and the Uyghurs"


Professor Sean Roberts

Department of Anthropology

The George Washington University


11 May 2018 at 4:30 p.m.


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