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  • CEERES | The Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies at the UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
    Russian Eurasian Studies CEERES Awarded NRC and FLAS Title VI Funding 2014 2018 CEERES announces that our proposal to the U S Department of Education for continued Title VI funding as a National Resource Center and for Foreign Language and Area Studies FLAS Fellowships for 2014 18 was successful We are delighted to be able to continue to support courses and programming focused on CEERES languages and cultures for the next four years Now the real work begins Read more about CEERES Awarded NRC and FLAS Title VI Funding 2014 2018 Featured Ukraine Read more about Featured Ukraine Tara Zahra named MacArthur Fellow The MacArthur Foundation today named its 2014 class of MacArthur Fellows recognizing 21 exceptionally creative individuals with a track record of achievement and the potential for significant contributions in the future Read more about Tara Zahra named MacArthur Fellow New Project People and Things on the Move Migration and Material Culture In conjunction with the Neurbauer Collegium for Culture and Society Tara Zahra and Leora Auslander will launch a new project in the academic year 2014 2014 entitled People and Things on the Move Migration and Material Culture Their project explores the relationship between people and things in motion in order to shed light on both the dynamics of migration and the historical transformation of material culture Read more about New Project People and Things on the Move Migration and Material Culture Christopher Heuer at the Smart Museum Lecture Series Christopher Heuer will kick off the 2014 Smart Museum Lecture Series on Thursday October 9 2014 at 4 30 PM in Cochrane Woods Art Center 157 Christopher Heuer Princeton University specializes in early modern European art and theory with an emphasis upon Northern painting architecture and print culture He is currently working on a book examining German

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  • About the Center | CEERES
    War and Peace a Chance Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times Mon Oct 27 05 30 PM 06 30 PM Seminary Co op Bookstore 7th Chicago International Education Conference Problem Solving Classroom Community and the World Fri Nov 07 08 00 AM 02 30 PM International House Assembly Hall More About the Center The University of Chicago has been providing instruction in disciplines of the CEERES region continuously since 1903 when courses in Russian language and area studies were begun The center now known as CEERES has been in existence since 1965 and it continues to coordinate instruction and facilitate research about Russia Eurasia and Eastern Central Europe including the Baltic States Balkans Caucasus and Central Asia In addition to its robust language offerings CEERES supports curricula which are particularly strong at present in Russian Soviet history Slavic Balkan and Baltic linguistics nationalities studies of the former USSR Slavic literatures Russian Polish Czech Russian and East European cultural anthropology comparative literature archaeology of the Caucasus Russian and East European film and art history and business administration CEERES faculty have expertise also in political science international relations economics sociology and Central and East European Byzantine and Ottoman history The faculty members that teach and do research in our area are supported by one of the best libraries for that purpose in the country with CEERES area holdings of more than 613 500 volumes The Center strives to be a resource for our campus and extended local communities by providing support for the instruction and improved pedagogy in CEERES area languages and disciplines as well as for faculty travel workshops speakers and conferences and outreach activities Also crucial to our multidisciplinary programs is to award FLAS academic year and summer fellowships to graduate students whose academic and career goals require foreign language and

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  • About Our Members | CEERES
    PM International House Assembly Hall More About Our Members Faculty Current CEERES faculty are drawn from 14 disciplines in the humanities 6 in the social and natural sciences and 6 professional schools with expertise in almost every country and region of the CEERES area CEERES strives to make connections between faculty across disciplines the result of which has been some excellent interdisciplinary programming While we make every attempt to introduce ourselves to new faculty and visiting scholars whose teaching or research touches upon CEERES languages and cultures we know that our roster may not be comprehensive If you or someone you know should be added to our list of affiliated faculty please let us know We welcome all faculty into our CEERES community Students Students affiliated with CEERES come from many departments disciplines and professional schools united by a common academic or personal interest in the CEERES region Some find us when they attend one of our many programs or activities others learn of us through their professors or teaching assistants still others are referred to us for advice on applying for fellowships or finding appropriate study abroad programs It is absolutely certain that we at CEERES are not aware of every student on campus who might benefit from being part of our community We encourage students to make contact if they want to subscribe to our listhost or if they have ideas for future CEERES endeavors We welcome your input and would very much like to make your acquaintance so if you are not already on our radar screen please let us know who you are Associate Members We are also proud to act as a resource to scholars and professionals outside of the University of Chicago who are interested in the CEERES region Our network of Associate Members

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  • Resources | CEERES
    Events in the Former Soviet Union Thu Oct 02 06 00 PM 08 00 PM International House Home Room Andrew Kaufman Give War and Peace a Chance Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times Mon Oct 27 05 30 PM 06 30 PM Seminary Co op Bookstore 7th Chicago International Education Conference Problem Solving Classroom Community and the World Fri Nov 07 08 00 AM 02 30 PM International House Assembly Hall More Resources CEERES strives to be a source of information for anyone interested in our vast and diverse region To that end our Resources page offers a collection of links to information focusing in some way on the CEERES region These resources include but are not limited to curricular materials funding opportunities domestic and study abroad programs and websites for professional organizations which often contain even more links to such items as well as job announcements and national and international conferences and workshops The CEERES website boasts additional video and audio files and blogs on our Media page If you have recommendations for links that we do not feature please do not hesitate to send us an email at ceeres uchicago edu Recent Blog Posts Lecturer in Polish Indiana University

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  • Events 2014-2015 | CEERES
    Oct 27 05 30 PM 06 30 PM Seminary Co op Bookstore 7th Chicago International Education Conference Problem Solving Classroom Community and the World Fri Nov 07 08 00 AM 02 30 PM International House Assembly Hall More Events 2014 2015 Ukraine in Flames A Roundtable on Recent Events in the Former Soviet Union Thursday October 2 2014 Thursday October 2 2014 International House Home Room 1414 East 59th Street Read more about Ukraine in Flames A Roundtable on Recent Events in the Former Soviet Union The North Caucasus Changes and Challenges Conference In 2014 15 CEERES will host a conference on the North Caucasus in order to take stock of the field assess the contemporary state of knowledge and discuss new directions of investigation The North Caucasus Changes and Challenges will focus particularly on Daghestan Daghestan is the linguistically most complex and in recent years politically most volatile republic in the Russian Federation The linguistic complexity is millennia old Political volatility by some metrics is more recent Read more about The North Caucasus Changes and Challenges Conference Save the Date Kick Off Event for the State Seal of Biliteracy Initiative in CPS Saturday November 1 2014 10 00 am 12 45pm International House at the University of Chicago Assembly Hall 1414 E 59th St Chicago IL 60637 Read more about Save the Date Kick Off Event for the State Seal of Biliteracy Initiative in CPS 7th Annual Chicago International Education Conference Friday November 7 2014 International House Assembly Room 1414 E 59th St Chicago IL 60637 Read more about 7th Annual Chicago International Education Conference Andrew Kaufman Give War and Peace a Chance Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times Monday October 27 2014 Monday October 27th 5 30 PM Seminary Co op Bookstore 5751 S Woodlawn Avenue Phone 773 752

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  • Education Outreach | CEERES
    War and Peace a Chance Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times Mon Oct 27 05 30 PM 06 30 PM Seminary Co op Bookstore 7th Chicago International Education Conference Problem Solving Classroom Community and the World Fri Nov 07 08 00 AM 02 30 PM International House Assembly Hall More Education Outreach CEERES is dedicated to being a vibrant resource for the University and the extended Chicago community CEERES is actively involved in helping educate the public about Eastern Europe Russia and the Former Soviet Union and serves as a link between the University of Chicago s specialists and members of the wider community Schools colleges community organizations and church groups can call upon CEERES faculty and advanced graduate students to give presentations and lectures on a variety of topics We will be delighted to collaborate with you to coordinate programming on our world region We extend a personal invitation to you to call visit or email CEERES to discuss your interests and hear your suggestions for directions in which CEERES should be reaching in order to fulfill our mission Please contact ceeres uchicago edu to sign up for our mailing lists learn about upcoming events or talk about how to

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  • Media | CEERES
    Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times Mon Oct 27 05 30 PM 06 30 PM Seminary Co op Bookstore 7th Chicago International Education Conference Problem Solving Classroom Community and the World Fri Nov 07 08 00 AM 02 30 PM International House Assembly Hall More Media CEERES is pleased to be able to offer a variety of traditional and social media publicizing our activities and offering information on our world region We record many of our events for the benefit of our online community which you are invited to access via our Itunes U site You re also welcome to join our Facebook group to receive updates on CEERES events or subscribe to our RSS feed to get news on CEERES focused scholars and research at the UChicago Additionally by joining our listhost you will receive our weekly digest of resources conferences job postings and events related to our world region This weekly eBulletin is a great resource to those living outside of Chicagoland as well as those located nearby Finally through this site you can access pdfs of our most recent print newsletter as well as all of our past newsletters Please write to ceeres uchicago edu if you have

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  • CEERES Blog | CEERES
    in the following fields Russian Literature Expertise in modern Russian literature and culture focusing on the 19th 21th centuries http www hum huji ac il templates publications details php cat 5298 incat page 0 act large pos 8 tui 5298 Read more about Russian Literature position Hebrew University of Jerusalem application deadline Nov 2 2014 Professional Development Opportunity for Community Leaders in Eastern Europe Eurasia Albania Bulgaria Czech Republic Hungary Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Macedonia Romania Slovakia Tajikistan Uzbekistan The application for the 2015 Community Solutions Program is now open This is the fifth round of the Community Solutions Program a professional development program from the U S Department of State for the best and brightest global community leaders working in Transparency and Accountability Tolerance and Conflict Resolution Environmental Issues and Women and Gender Issues Selected candidates will participate in a four month U S Read more about Professional Development Opportunity for Community Leaders in Eastern Europe Eurasia Albania Bulgaria Czech Republic Hungary Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Macedonia Romania Slovakia Tajikistan Uzbekistan New Budapest Orpheum Society CD Release Recital and Reception New Budapest Orpheum Society CD release recital and reception Sunday October 19 2014 4 00 pm Logan Center Performance Penthouse Free admission Read more about New Budapest Orpheum Society CD Release Recital and Reception Music History and Theory Workshop Oct 29 2014 The Music History and Theory Workshop presents AMS Presentations Ted Gordon Sound is God La Monte Young and Pandit Pran Nath in New York Miriam Tripaldi Dispelling the Western Myth Opera Mobility Experimentation and the Emergence of the Russian Nation in Saint Petersburg October 29 2014 Logan Terrace Room 801 4 30 6 00 p m Read more about Music History and Theory Workshop Oct 29 2014 Employment opportunity with Seattle based tour company MIR is an award winning specialty tour

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