CEERES Events

Nineteenth Midwest Medieval Slavic Workshop 2016

Nineteenth Midwest Medieval Slavic Workshop
 
University of Chicago, April 15, 2016
Foster, Room 103, 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Chair Valentina Pichugin (University of Chicago)
 
10:30–11:00 Opening Remarks: Valentina Pichugin (University of Chicago)
“Monuments to Medieval Russian History: Past and Present”
 
11:00-11:30: Pavel Petrukhin (Russian Language Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia)

Found in Translation: Russia and the West in Dialogue

The conference Found in Translation: Russia and the West in Dialogue will be held April 15-16, 2016 at The University of Chicago Franke Institute for the Humanities.  An international group of scholars will discuss problems of cross-cultural communication in the context of Russia’s long dialogue with the West, with a keynote address by Richard Taruskin (University of California, Berkeley).

Lecture: "The Biographical Tradition of Muhamad Bashārā: Sanctification and Legitimation in Tajikistan"

"The Biographical Tradition of Muhamad Bashārā: Sanctification and Legitimation in Tajikistan"
 

 

Jo-Ann Gross, College of New Jersey

 

4:30pmFriday, 15 April 2016

Saieh Hall 146

1160 E 58th St

"The Armenian Genocide According to Court Chroniclers, Scholars, and Politicians"

"The Armenian Genocide According to Court Chroniclers, Scholars, and Politicians"

Wednesday, April 27, 5-7pm

Swift Hall, 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

 

Gerard Libaridian will be presenting a lecture on "The Armenian Genocide According to Court Chroniclers, Scholars, and Politicians".  The event is open to the public with a reception to follow. 

U.S. Ambassador to Georgia at Harris School

Ian Kelly, U. S. Ambassador to Georgia, will appear at the Harris School of Public Policy (Harris 289A) on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 from noon -1:00 p.m. He will discuss US policy toward Georgia (focusing on security issues) and also provide information on careers in the U.S. State Department.

 

CCES Friday Lecture: Nicola Di Cosmo, "Whither and Weather? Climate and History in Sino-Central Asian Relations"

"Whither and Weather? 

Climate and History in Sino-Central Asian Relations"

 

by Nicola Di Cosmo

Professor of History,

School of Historical Studies,

Institute for Advanced Studies

 

4:30pmFriday, 4 March 2016

Alash Ensemble, Tuvan Throat Singers

The Central Asian Studies Society Presents: 

 

Alash Ensemble

Tuvan Throat Singers

7pm, Wednesday 2 March 2016
IHouse Assembly Hall

1414 E 59th St.

Chicago IL 60637

 

Paul Lisicky and Garth Greenwell - "The Narrow Door" and "What Belongs to You"

Paul Lisicky and Garth Greenwell discuss The Narrow Door: A Memoir of Friendship and What Belongs to You: A Novel 

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