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  1. Week of April 17, 2014

    1. Thursday, April 17, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 12:30 pmVideoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): A Parliament Against Itself? The Far Right in the Upcoming European Parliament Elections

        507 E. Green St., Room 411, Champaign, IL (map)

      2. 12:00 pmMike Silvers, Department of Music, UIUC
        Lecture Series: Singing about Drought in Northeastern Brazil
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      3. 5:00 pmProfessor Niloofar Haeri, Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University
        "In the Presence of the Divine: An Ethnographic Study of Praying among Muslim Women in Iran"
        Lincoln Hall 3057--Sociology Seminar Room
    2. Friday, April 18, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm

        Hans Martens


        Lecture: New Kids on the Block: A Complete Changeover of Europe’s Leadership in 2014

        210 General Lounge, Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana (map)

      2. 12:00 pmUNDERSTANDING EDUCATIONAL DIVERSITY AROUND THE WORLD: Indonesia
        Education Bldg. Room 242
      3. 12:00 pmUNDERSTANDING EDUCATIONAL DIVERSITY AROUND THE WORLD: Senegal
        Education Bldg. Room 333
      4. 12:00 pmUNDERSTANDING EDUCATIONAL DIVERSITY AROUND THE WORLD: Sri Lanka
        Education Bldg. Room 242
    3. Saturday, April 19, 2014

      1. All DayASO (African Students Organization) 11th Annual Spring Forum: "The (un)Spoken Emergent Africa: Myths and Realities"
        to be announced
  2. Week of April 20, 2014

    1. Monday, April 21, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Jessica Greenberg, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        After the Revolution: Youth, Democracy and the Politics of Disappointment in Serbia

        Room 123, David Kinley Hall, 1407 W. Gregory Dr., Urbana (map)

      2. 4:00 pmNeil Turok: Director and Niels Bohr Chair, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada and Founder, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), Muizenberg, South Africa
        CAS/MillerComm 2014 Presentation: "Expanding Opportunity in Africa: The Next Einstein Initiative"
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      3. 5:15 pm

        Dr. Rachel Willson-Broyles, professional Swedish-English translator


        Lecture: Tell the World About Filmjölk: Ethics and Strategies of Translating Culture-Specific Information

        Room 161, Noyes Lab, 505 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL (map)

    2. Tuesday, April 22, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Neil Turok: African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
        CAS Brown Bag: "Looking for the Next Einstein in Africa"
        101 International Studies Building
      2. 12:00 pmNeil Turok: African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
        Looking for the Next Einstein in Africa
        101 International Studies Building
      3. 12:00 pmPatryk Reid (Ph.D. Candidate in History, Illinois)
        Noontime Scholars Lecture - “Roadlessness” and the State in Soviet Tajikistan, 1925-1935
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign)
      4. 2:00 pmRogério de Souza Farias, Specialist on public policies and governmental management at the Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management (on leave) and Research Associate at the University of Brasília
        Lemann Lecture Series: Industrialists, economists, diplomats and congressmen: Brazil and the rise of postwar trade negotiations (1946-1967)
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
    3. Wednesday, April 23, 2014

      1. 6:00 pmModern Greek Studies Documentary Screening: Twice a Stranger

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    4. Thursday, April 24, 2014

      1.  2014 CIBER Business Foreign Language Conference
        Brigham Young University CIBER in Park City, Utah
      2. 12:00 pmJonathan Ritter, Chair, Latin American Studies Program; Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology, University of California, Riverside
        Lecture Series: Echoes of Violence: Postmemory and Indigenous Voice after the War in Peru
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      3. 4:00 pmNina Gourianova, Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Northwestern University
        New Directions Lecture - Reinventing Russia: Modernist Myth-Making and National Self-Identity, 1898-1914
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign)
      4. 7:00 pmEuropean Movie Night: Phantomschmerz (Phantom Pain) - Germany, 2009

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      5. 7:30 pmProfessor David Laitin
        Cline Center's Inaugural David Linowes Conference:"Integrating Muslims in Christian-Heritage Societies: A European Challenge"
        407 Illini Union
    5. Friday, April 25, 2014

      1.  2014 CIBER Business Foreign Language Conference
        Brigham Young University CIBER in Park City, Utah
      2.  Ami Gandhi, Executive Director of South Asian American Policy & Research Institute (SAAPRI)
        Annual Balgopal Lecture on Human Rights and Asian Americans titled "South Asian Americans: Opportunity for Impact"
    6. Saturday, April 26, 2014

      1.  2014 CIBER Business Foreign Language Conference
        Brigham Young University CIBER in Park City, Utah
      2.  

        Keynote address by Dr. Adriana Helbig, Professor of Music, University of Pittsburgh


        Illinois Student Association of Music Scholars (ISAMS) Conference: Activist Transformations/Transforming Activism

        Levis Faculty Center, 919 W Illinois St., Urbana (map)

  3. Week of April 27, 2014

    1. Sunday, April 27, 2014

      1.  

        Keynote address by Dr. Adriana Helbig, Professor of Music, University of Pittsburgh


        Illinois Student Association of Music Scholars (ISAMS) Conference: Activist Transformations/Transforming Activism

        Levis Faculty Center, 919 W Illinois St., Urbana (map)

    2. Monday, April 28, 2014

      1. 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

        Panelists include:
        Fatma Müge Göçek, University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
        Avital Livny, Political Science, Stanford University
        Sinan Ciddi, Executive Director, Institute of Turkish Studies: Visiting Assistant Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
        Güneş Murat Tezcür, Political Science, Loyola University Chicago
        Bill Park, Defense Studies, Kings College London


        Turkish Studies Symposium: After Gezi Park Protests – Rethinking Turkish Politics and Political Culture

        210 Illini Union, 1401 W Green Street, Urbana, IL (map)

      2. 2:00 pmFatma Müge Göçek, Sinan Ciddi, Avital Livny, and other invited speakers
        AFTER GEZI PARK PROTESTS: RETHINKING TURKISH POLITICS AND POLITICAL CULTURE
        Illini Union, General Lounge -- Room 210
      3. 2:00 pm - 5:30 pmTurkish Studies Symposium
        Room 210, Illini Union
    3. Tuesday, April 29, 2014

      1.  Wendy Wolford: Robert A. and Ruth A. Polson Professor of Sociology, Associate Director for Economic Development, Cornell University
        Rediscovering Africa: The Role of Brazilian Experts and Expertise in Mozambican Agriculture
        to be announced
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmBruce Berndt, Professor of Mathematics
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: " Srinivasa Ramanujan: His Life and Notebooks"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, Urbana
      3. 2:00 pmWendy Wolford, Robert A. and Ruth A. Polson Professor of Sociology, Associate Director for Economic Development. Cornell University
        Lemann Lecture Series: Rediscovering Africa? The Role of Brazilian Experts and Expertise in Mozambican Agriculture
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      4. 4:30 pm

        Dr. Frédéric Ogée (Vice-President for International Affairs, Université de Paris-VII Diderot)
        Dr. Christine Musselin (Director for Research, Sciences Po, Paris)
        Moderator: Dr. Gilles Bousquet (Senior Special Assistant to the President of the University of Wisconsin System for International Strategies)


        Roundtable Discussion: The French Research University in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Opportunities

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      5. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmPerformers: Sara Ranganathan (veena); Patri Satish Kumar (mridangam); Ganapathi Ranganathan (kanjira)
        An Evening of Carnatic Music
        321 Library
    4. Wednesday, April 30, 2014

      1.  Euro Challenge Recognition and Awards Reception

        The Moody’s Corporation 7 WTC, 250 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10007 (map)

      2. All DayEuro Challenge Semi-Finals/Final

        Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045 (map)

      3. 4:00 pmMr. Gene Aloise, Deputy Inspector General in the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
        Lecture by Deputy Inspector General Gene Aloise
        223 Gregory Hall; 810 South Wright Street; Urbana, IL 61801
  4. Week of May 1, 2014

    1. Thursday, May 1, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmPeter Kornbluh, Director of the National Security Archive's Chile Documentation Project and of the Cuba Documentation Project
        Lecture Series: CHILE 40 Years After the Coup: The Pursuit of Truth and Justice and Historical Accountability through Declassified U.S. Documentation
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
    2. Friday, May 2, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Christos Kourtelis, Teaching Fellow, King's College, London


        EUC Visiting Scholar Lecture: The Integration of the Arab Mediterranean Countries into the EU Market: The European Neighborhood Policy As a Three-Level Game

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

  5. Week of May 4, 2014

    1. Tuesday, May 6, 2014

      1. 7:00 pmGerman Film Series: Title TBA

        Lincoln Hall, Room 1090, 702 S. Wright Street, Urbana (map)

    2. Thursday, May 8, 2014

      1. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmWGGP Spring Reception
        101 International Studies Building
    3. Friday, May 9, 2014

      1.  

        Didier Fassin (Institute for Advanced Study)
        Patricia Williams (Columbia Law)
        Angelique Haugerud (Rutgers)
        Toussaint Losier (Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Associate, Illinois)
        Laura Pulido (USC)
        Mary Romero (Arizona State)
        Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan (Yale)
        Margaret Somers (Michigan)
        Siobhan Somerville (Illinois)
        Jeremy Varon (New School)


        Conference: Critical Inequalities

        Alma Mater Room, IHotel, 1900 S. First St., Champaign, IL (map)

    4. Saturday, May 10, 2014

      1.  

        Didier Fassin (Institute for Advanced Study)
        Patricia Williams (Columbia Law)
        Angelique Haugerud (Rutgers)
        Toussaint Losier (Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Associate, Illinois)
        Laura Pulido (USC)
        Mary Romero (Arizona State)
        Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan (Yale)
        Margaret Somers (Michigan)
        Siobhan Somerville (Illinois)
        Jeremy Varon (New School)


        Conference: Critical Inequalities

        Alma Mater Room, IHotel, 1900 S. First St., Champaign, IL (map)

      2. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: Drummer Boy of John John
        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department, 210 W Green St, Urbana.
  6. Week of May 11, 2014

    1. Tuesday, May 13, 2014

      1.  Conference: Water Quality 2014: Food and Water for the Future

        iHotel, 1900 South First St., Champaign, IL (map)

    2. Wednesday, May 14, 2014

      1.  Conference: Water Quality 2014: Food and Water for the Future

        iHotel, 1900 South First St., Champaign, IL (map)

    3. Thursday, May 15, 2014

      1.  Conference: Water Quality 2014: Food and Water for the Future

        iHotel, 1900 South First St., Champaign, IL (map)

  7. Week of June 8, 2014

    1. Friday, June 13, 2014

      1. All DayThe Fifth Subsistence Marketplaces Conference
        I-Hotel
    2. Saturday, June 14, 2014

      1. All DayThe Fifth Subsistence Marketplaces Conference
        I-Hotel
  8. Week of June 15, 2014

    1. Sunday, June 15, 2014

      1. All DayThe Fifth Subsistence Marketplaces Conference
        I-Hotel
  9. Week of August 24, 2014

    1. Sunday, August 24, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmQuad Day 2014

        Main Quad, University of Illinois

  10. Week of September 14, 2014

    1. Tuesday, September 16, 2014

      1. 7:00 pmEurochannel Short Films Tour: The European Woman

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)


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