Events 2017-2018

CEERES of Voices: Catalina Florescu - Transational Narratives in Englishes of Exile - Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru

Friday, March 23, 2018

Date: Friday, March 23, 2018 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Location: Seminary Co-op

5751 S. Woodlawn Ave. // Chicago, IL 60637


Event Presenter/Author:
Dr. Catalina Florina Florescu


CEERES of Voices: Laura Engelstein - "Russia in Flames" - Faith Hillis

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

CEERES of Voices presents Laura Engelstein Russia in Flames: War, Revolution, Civil War, 1914-1921. She will be joined in conversation by Faith Hillis and Kenneth Pomeranz.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

At the Seminary Co-op Bookstore

RSVP HERE (Please note that your RSVP is requested but not required)


CEERES of Voices presents: Yuri Slezkine on The House of Government

Friday, December 15, 2017

CEERES of Voices presents Yuri Slezkine on The House of Government. He will be joined in conversation by Eleonor Gilburd.

Presented in partnership with CEERES, the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies at the University of Chicago.


Friday, December 15, 2017 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

At the Seminary Co-op.


Navigating Chicagoland: Social Dynamics, Religion, & Mental Well-being among Central Asian Muslim Immigrants

Friday, November 3, 2017

"Navigating Chicagoland: Social Dynamics, Religion, & Mental Well-being among Central Asian Muslim Immigrants"


by Natalia Zotova
Department of Anthropology,
The Ohio State University


4:30pm, Friday, 3 November 2017
Stuart Hall 105


Sponsored by the Committee on Central Eurasian Studies
Co-sponsors: CEERES, CMES

Intellectual History Workshop

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Please join us for the next session of the Intellectual History Workshop this coming Thursday, November 2nd at 4:00pm in Classics 110, to welcome Martin Jay, Sidney Hellman Ehrman Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley.


Eva Hoffman - AFTER GREAT WRONGS Thinking About the Legacy of the Holocaust Today

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Please join us October 3 for the Leo and Sarah (Bunny) Horvitz Memorial Lecture featuring award-winning, Polish-American writer Eva Hoffman
University of Chicago, Social Science Tea Room
1126 E. 59th Street
4:30 p.m.


Found in Time: Forgotten Experiments in Soviet Art, 1940–1960

Thursday, October 5, 2017 to Saturday, October 7, 2017

Found in Time: Forgotten Experiments in Soviet Art, 1940–1960 
University of Chicago, October 5-7, 2017

Organized by William Nickell, Miriam Tripaldi, and Julia Vaingurt
All conference sessions are free to the public

Manchurian Sleepwalkers, a journey of memory. Film screening and talk by Thomas Lahusen

Thursday, October 12, 2017

5:00 pm

Franke Institute for the Humanities 

1100 East 57th Street


Manchurian Sleepwalkers, documentary film directed by Thomas Lahusen, 2017, 63 min.



Invitation to Celebrate Bulgaria Day

Sunday, September 10, 2017

10:00am - 1:00pm

Chicago Botanic Garden 

McGinley Pavilion


The Consul General of the Republic of Bulgaria in Chicago, Ivan
Anchev and the New Bulgarian School in Naperville have the
pleasure to invite you to celebrate a day dedicated to Bulgaria.
You will witness the Bulgarian traditions, culture and folklore,
enjoy the taste of Bulgarian traditional cuisine, learn about the
amazing nature and magical places in Bulgaria and have a lot of
memorable and exciting moments.