Conferences

Conferences

XVI International Congress of Slavists, late summer 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia

The International Congress of Slavists will be held in late summer 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia. The general plan will contain a day of arrival (August 19), a day of departure (August 27), and six working days for the Congress split into 3-day segments separated by a free day (August 23) for excursions organized by the…

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21st Annual World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN), Harriman Institute, Columbia University, New York, USA, 14-16 April 2016

  AWARDS for Best Doctoral Student Papers, ASN Harriman Joseph Rothschild Book Prize   The Nationalities Papers Opening Reception   The ASN Convention, the largest international and inter-disciplinary scholarly gathering of its kind, welcomes proposals on a wide range of topics related to nationalism, ethnicity, ethnic conflict and national identity in regional sections on the…

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Call for Papers – BASEES 2016 Annual Conference – Cambridge, UK, April 2-4, 2016

The British Association of Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) invites proposals for panels, roundtables and papers for its 2016 Annual Conference. The conference will be held 2-4 April and will be based at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, United Kingdom. The 2015 conference attracted more than 450 people. Panels, roundtables and papers are welcome in the…

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4th International Postgraduate Conference on Central and Eastern Europe, London, United Kingdom, 20-21 February 2016

Thinking beyond “the national” is here to stay. Though recent events in Central and Eastern Europe and the post-Soviet space have brought the continued relevance of borders into stark relief, we are more than ever in need of a toolkit that makes sense of processes, events and patterns occurring and recurring beyond the nation-state. At…

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Call for Papers – After Memory: Conflicting Claims to World War Two in Contemporary Eastern European Literatures, Berlin, Germany, November 6-8, 2015

2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. The question as to how we ought to and even how we are able to think about this event are just as relevant today as ever. Representational practices and commemorative rituals fluctuate throughout history, and in the last few decades we have seen…

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Special Issue Call for Papers: Informality and symbolic power in the Caucasus

The vast literature on informality that has emerged in the past ten years can be regarded as supporting two opposite positions. One approach tends to condemn informality or at least classify it as a transitional phenomenon given its alleged negative effects on a number of aspects of public life (Acemoglu & Verdier, 2000; Bhattacharyya &…

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Call for Papers – Europe of Regions and the Mediterranean. Where is Croatia heading?, International Public Discussion, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Split, Croatia, October 23, 2015

We believe that both Croatian and European discussion on the theme are devoid of a scientifically based, historical and political science reflection upon notions of the region and the Mediterranean. The notion of the region is multidimensional and it can refer to: (1) geographic area with a strong/unifying natural identity and homogeneity, (2) territory with…

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15th Annual Aleksanteri Conference: Culture and Russian Society, Helsinki, Finland, October 21-23, 2015

Description After the initial surge of new artistic and institutional experiments in the post-1991 years, many Russians involved in cultural production became disillusioned with the prestige and role of culture in the emerging social and political order. Meanwhile, the Russian state was struggling to reform and maintain cultural and educational institutions and their infrastructure. The…

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Call for Papers – Sex and Sexuality in East-Central Europe, Past and Present, Budapest, Hungary, October 16-17, 2015

Description Sex and sexuality in East-Central European contexts are relatively new topics of academic inquiry. While the past five years have seen a growing academic interest, from histories of queer life, prostitution and sexology to ethnographies of lgbtq movements and queer literary representations, forums for scholars working on sex and sexuality in East-Central Europe have…

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Call for Papers – Generation on the move. Children of the 90s in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, and Serbia, Rijeka, Croatia, October 9-10, 2015

Description The 1990s had a long lasting impact on the children and youth of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, and Serbia, that can be seen nearly a quarter of a century after the outbreak of the Yugoslav wars. The experiences as well as the social and political view points of this generation will become the foundation of…

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