Events

DATE:
Monday, September 25
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

In the post-Crimea international arena, the Russian-speaking populations outside of the Russian Federation have once again become a central focus of journalistic enquiries and political analysis. Loyalties and identities of Russophones in Ukraine and Kazakhstan, where...

DATE:
Friday, September 29
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
Frick Fine Arts Room 125

This keynote address will introduce the weekend's film festival, celebrating the amazing film work being done women in the Balkans and Central Asia. The keynote speaker for this event is Yana Hashamova, the chair of the Department of Slavic and East European Languages...

DATE:
Friday, September 29
TIME:
5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Frick Fine Arts Room 125

Post-screening discussion with Ingeborg Bratoeva-Daraktchieva, Film Critic, Bulgaria

DATE:
Saturday, September 30
TIME:
10:00 am
LOCATION:
Frick Fine Arts Room 125

Post-screening discussion with the director, Ines Tanovic

DATE:
Saturday, September 30
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
Cathedral of Learning 232

Post-screening discussion with lead actress Dina Tukubayeva, Kazakhstan

DATE:
Sunday, October 1
TIME:
10:00 am
LOCATION:
Cathedral of Learning 232

Post-screening discussion with Sunnie Rucker-Chang, Assistant Professor of Slavic, Director of European Studies, University of Cincinnati, Ohio

DATE:
Sunday, October 1
TIME:
1:00 pm
LOCATION:
Cathedral of Learning 232

Roundtable, facilitated by Nancy Condee, Chair, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

DATE:
Thursday, October 5
TIME:
1:30 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

Few historians have asked about 'development' as an idea unfolding within one specific historical space and representing three big socioeconomic regimes: capitalism, developing/post-colonial economy and socialism. Witnessing transformation of Poland from a supply...

DATE:
Wednesday, October 11
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

Security studies have given surprisingly little attention to cultural diversity as a constituent factor in the overall dynamics of security management. A case in point is that securitization theory still refers to cultural differences mainly as a source for conflict and...

DATE:
Thursday, October 12
TIME:
9:00 am
LOCATION:
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

This Graduate Student Workshop follows on the previous day's lecture on Culture and Security. Master's and Ph.D. students in GSPIA, History, and Political Science researching security issues are especially welcome. Participants will explore the emerging interdisciplinary...

DATE:
Friday, October 13
TIME:
10:00 am
LOCATION:
3911 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

In the days before the centenary of the October Revolution, this lecture revisits the question of “utopianism” in the Russian revolution - conventionally a negative charge of fanciful desire, wishful illusion, or worse - from the perspective of the streets and diverse...

DATE:
Wednesday, October 25
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
4209 Posvar Hall

Have you considered graduate school abroad? Learn the pros and cons and the tips and tricks to successfully apply for graduate programs abroad. Discuss ways to tailor your applications with admissions councilors and members of admissions committees.

DATE:
Wednesday, October 25
TIME:
5:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

Grace Kennan Warnecke will speak on her recently completed memoir "Daughter of the Cold War." Daughter of the leading Cold War strategist George Kennan, Grace Kennan Warnecke has had a lifelong association with Russia and the former Soviet Union. She currently serves as...

DATE:
Friday, October 27
TIME:
5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Greensburg Room, Administration Building, Seton Hill University

Faculty, graduate students, K-16 educators and librarians are invited to attend the CERIS fall 2017 complimentary dinner and book discussion. The discussion will be facilitated by Rachel Sternfeld, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Indiana University of...

DATE:
Thursday, November 2
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:

Join the European Studies Center to UNC to learn about graduate studies abroad at Trans-Atlantic University. Contact slund@pitt.edu for more information.

DATE:
Tuesday, November 7
TIME:
5:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

The longtime home of the Soviet nuclear program, the Chelyabinsk region contains beautiful lakes, shuttered factories, mysterious closed cities, and some of the most polluted places on earth. Based on her recent book Putin Country (Farrar, Straus&Giroux, 2016),...

DATE:
Thursday, November 9
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
DATE:
Friday, November 10
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
GSC

Career path discussions, insights on working overseas, & more!

DATE:
Friday, November 17
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:

Join the Asian Studies Center at the largest career fair for Japanese-English bilinguals in Boston. Contact rookoepsel@pitt.edu for information.

DATE:
Thursday, February 8
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
Location to be announced
DATE:
Friday, February 23
TIME:
8:00 am
LOCATION:
TBA

The inland rivers of Central Eurasia intersect vast regions, sustain diverse communities, and inform social identities. This symposium will explore how efforts to control and exploit the various potentials of these waterways reflect economic, political, and cultural...

DATE:
Friday, April 13
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Location to be announced

The European and Eurasian Undergraduate Research Symposium is an annual event designed to provide undergraduate students, from the University of Pittsburgh and other colleges and universities, with advanced research experiences and opportunities to develop presentation...