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Armenian Circle Meeting

Please join the Armenian Circle this Wednesday, November 8th, at 5:30 at Pick Hall Room 218 for a very special presentation!


"Defenders: Stories from Armenia's Border Villages"
By: Cristina Araxie Cass ad Kristin Anahit Cass


Hope to see you all there! There will be pizza!

US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange 2017-2018 Project Competition

The US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 project competition. This year, SEE encourages project teams consisting of representatives from at least two organizations (one US and one Russian) to propose bilateral initiatives that promote (1) hands-on learning in the areas of flora and fauna and/or (2) inclusivity for people with disabilities.


Velvet Revolutions - Lecture by the Czech Academy of Science Professors

On Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 7 PM, the TGM is hosting a lecture by oral history experts and professors from the Czech Academy of Science. Authors Miroslav Vaněk and Pavel Mücke will present their book "Velvet Revolutions: An Oral History of Czech Society" published last year by the Oxford University Press. It crafts a multi-layered view of Czech society in between 1968 and 2013 and describes the society transformation following the Velvet Revolution through voices of ordinary people. Please see the attached flyer for more details.


Holodomor and Ukrainian Studies Disscussion

Thursday November 9, 2017
at 7:00 p.m.

in the Ukrainian National Museum
Free evening discussion


Interdisciplinary Approaches to Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia (REECA) workshop

Please join us Friday, November 10 for the Interdisciplinary Approaches to Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia (REECA) workshop!


The paper topic is:

“Russian Identity as Affect: Nontransparent Minds, Modern Physiology, and National Characters in Late Turgenev”



CAORC Funding Opportunities

NEH Senior Research Fellowship Program


The CAORC National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship Program supports advanced research in the humanities for US postdoctoral scholars, and foreign national postdoctoral scholars who have been residents in the US for three or more years. Fellowship stipends are $4,200 per month for a total of four months.


Applicants must:

Upcoming Job Talks: Modern Jewish History

Beginning Monday, Nov 6, the History department will be hosting three candidates for the position of Meyer Chair in Modern Jewish History. Over the next three Mondays, each candidate will give a job talk at 3:30 PM in the John Hope Franklin Room (SSRB224). You'll find the titles of each talk and links to each candidate's department profile below.


PATHS/Area Centers Public Lectureship Prize

PATHS/Area Centers Public Lectureship Prize


Applications Due Friday, November 17, 5:00 p.m.


Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program
The Washington Center
Washington, D.C.

Deadline: January 12, 2018

Click here for more information.



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