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CANCELED: Workshop: “Afghan good enough is good enough: Gender and Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan,” Helen Kinsella, PIPES, April 28, 4-6pm

Tomorrow’s (4/28) PIPES session will unfortunately be canceled.  Helen Kinsella is sick and cannot travel.

The Program on International Politics, Economics, and Security (PIPES) will host:

 

Helen Kinsella

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Afghan good enough is good enough:

Gender and Counterinsurgency inAfghanistan”

Discussant: John Stevenson

Thursday April 28, 2011

 

PIPES meets from 4-6pm in PICK 506, 5828 S. University Avenue.

Please direct any comments or questions about PIPES to Felicity Vabulas at fvabulas@uchicago.edu.

 

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Luncheon: President of Croatia on Reconciliation & Criminal Responsibility for War Crimes, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, May 2

Reconciliation and Criminal Responsibility for War Crimes

His Excellency Prof. Dr. Ivo Josipović, President, Republic of Croatia

His Excellency Ivo JosipovićIvo Josipović, President of the Republic of Croatia, won the Presidential elections on 10 January 2010 and took his oath of office as President of the Republic of Croatia on 18 February 2010.

As a legal expert he took part in the UN PrepCom for the establishment of the International Criminal Court as well as at the Rome Diplomatic Conference. He was an associate-expert of the Council of Europe for monitoring prison systems in a number of countries. As a legal expert he drafted or codrafted a number of Croatian legislative bills and he represented Croatia before the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. He participated in a number of international projects, and as an expert of the Council of Europe participated in the evaluation of prisons in Ukraine, Mongolia and Azerbaijan. Prior to his election to the office of the President Josipović was a university professor, a member of the Croatian Parliament and a composer. He taught Criminal Procedure Law, International Penal Law and Misdemeanour Law. His special fields of interest include: penal law, criminal procedure, misdemeanour, international penal law, war crimes, international courts, human rights, fight against corruption and organised crime.

At the Zagreb Music Academy he taught Harmony. He has composed some 50 compositions for different ensembles (symphony orchestra, chamber orchestra, soloists) that are performed by eminent Croatian and foreign artists, published as sheet music or some twenty sound storage media. He has received Croatian and international artistic prizes and awards, inter alia, the Grand Prix of the European Broadcasting Union and two Porin Croatian Record Awards.

MONDAY, MAY 2, 2011

DIPLOMATIC PROGRAM

The Chicago Club
81 East Van Buren Street
Chicago, IL 60605

12:00 p.m.
Registration and Networking Reception

12:15 p.m.
Luncheon, Formal Remarks, and Q&A

1:45 p.m.
Adjournment

$50 Members
$60 Nonmembers

Advance registration by 12:00 noon on Friday, April 29, is required. Walk-ins will not be accepted.

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The Politics, Communication, Society Workshop Presents: “Public Kurdish and the Politics of Legitimate Language in Turkey,” Kelda Jamison, May 12

The Politics, Communication, Society Workshop presents:

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Kelda Jamison
(Anthropology, University of Chicago)
“Public Kurdish and the Politics of Legitimate Language in Turkey”

Discussant: Jonathan Rosa, Anthropology

Wednesday, May 12th., 4:30-6:00 pm

Wilder House
5811 South Kenwood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

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This week’s paper is available only by email request from the workshop co-ordinators.
Our schedule for the Winter quarter is available on our website: http://cas.uchicago.edu/workshops/pcs/

If you have questions or believe you may need assistance to attend, please contact the workshop co-ordinators:
Yazan Doughan (yazan@uchicago.edu)
Monica Lee (monicalee@uchicago.edu).

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Politics, Communication, Society is a graduate student workshop at the
University of Chicago tying together diverse strands of research on the
political aspects and social roles of communicative practices. Our
faculty advisors are Susan Gal, Andreas Glaeser, Michael Silverstein,
and Lisa Wedeen.

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The Politics, Communication, Society Workshop: “Mapping Europe, Nation, Self” Marina Mikhaylova, April 28

*The Politics, Communication, Society Workshop presents:*

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Marina Mikhaylova *(Anthropology, University of Chicago)
/”Mapping Europe, Nation, Self”/ <http://cas.uchicago.edu/workshops/pcs/PapersArchive/2009-10/Marina_Mapping%20Europe.doc>
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Discussant: Andrew Graan, Anthropology/

Wednesday, April 28th., 4:30-6:00 pm
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Wilder House
*5811 South Kenwood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

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This week’s paper is available from our website or by email request from the workshop co-ordinators.
Our schedule for the Spring quarter is available on our website: http://cas.uchicago.edu/workshops/pcs/

If you have questions or believe you may need assistance to attend, please contact the workshop co-ordinators:
Yazan Doughan (yazan@uchicago.edu)
Monica Lee (monicalee@uchicago.edu).

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Politics, Communication, Society is a graduate student workshop at the
University of Chicago tying together diverse strands of research on the
political aspects and social roles of communicative practices. Our
faculty advisors are Susan Gal, Andreas Glaeser, Michael Silverstein,
and Lisa Wedeen.

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