Slavic Faculty and CENES PhD candidate travel to Poland

Over the past few weeks, Dr. Bozena Karwowska and CENES PhD candidate Anja Nowak have been travelling in Poland speaking on the Holocaust. Titles of the events are listed below. Lectures April 12 2016, Lecture by Dr. Bozena Karwowska at the Center for the Holocaust Research. Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland. Title: Auschwitz and its Space(s). […]

CENES Instructors recognized by Dean of Arts

TWELVE IN TOP TEN We are thrilled to announce that twelve CENES instructors have been ranked among the top 10% of instructors within the Faculty of Arts based on student evaluations. Veta Chitnev Florian Faller Kyle Frackman Petra Ganzenmüller Florian Gassner Daniela Hempen Lena Karlström Eszter Laszlo Jens Monrad Sara Pashan Gela Struch Geoffrey Winthrop-Young Many of […]

Lecturer position in German (limited-term) posting

9-Month Lecturer position 23 Feb, 2016 The Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies  at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver invites applications for a non-renewable 9-month lecturer position in German, with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2016. The successful candidate will be expected to fulfill service duties as assigned by the […]

Undergraduate Research Assistant Opportunity: German Studies

Research Assistant in German Studies Deadline: January 31st, 2016 Click here to apply now! Job Type Part Time (29 hrs/wk or less) Number of Openings 1 Job Description This position is funded by an Arts Undergraduate Research Award and is aimed at students who wish to participate in a research project related to the subject […]

Undergraduate Research Assistant Job Opportunity

Research Assistant in Germanic Studies available Click here to apply now Deadline: January 31st, 2016 Job Type Part Time (29 hrs/wk or less) Number of Openings 1 Job Description This position is funded by an Arts Undergraduate Research Award and is aimed at students who wish to participate in a research project related to the […]

Undergraduate Scholarship for Exchange Studies: Sweden

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCHANGE STUDIES IN SWEDEN  Next application opening: 2016 (the scholarship is handed out every two years). Value: $3,000. Persons eligible: Canadian citizens or landed immigrants enrolled in an undergraduate Swedish language course at the Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies (CENES) of the University of British Columbia. Where tenable: At any recognized university institution […]

In memory of Maria Fürstenwald

In memory of Maria Fürstenwald

The department is sad to announce that our former colleague Maria Fürstenwald passed away on January 14, 2016. Maria was born in Wloclawek, Poland, and immigrated to Canada in 1953. After obtaining an M.A. and PhD from McGill, she became a member of the Department of Germanic Studies at UBC and retired in 1985. She wrote […]

Honorary Doctor of Humanities awarded to Professor Thomas Salumets

Honorary Doctor of Humanities awarded to Professor Thomas Salumets

“In recognition of his academic achievements in the humanities, his contributions to Estonian studies at large and his scholarly engagement with the lecturers and students at the University of Tartu, we are pleased to confer upon Professor Thomas Salumets the degree of Honorary Doctor of Humanities of the University of Tartu” (Tartu University December 1, […]

Five-Year Ph.D Scholarship in Germanic Studies

The Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies (CENES) is offering a Five Year Ph.D Scholarship starting in September 2016. $24,000 base funding plus $3,200 International Tuition Award per year; additional numeration per TA-ship is $5,989 will be awarded. The Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies (CENES) at the University of British Columbia […]

The Vello Soots Memorial Lecture

The Vello Soots Memorial Lecture

On September 19, 2015 Professor  Thomas Salumets gave the Vello Soots Memorial Lecture at the Estonian Studies Centre in Toronto on “Sophisticated Simplicity: Arvo Pärt, Gerhard Richter, and Jaan Kaplinski.”

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