Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

Call for Papers – Crises and Resistance in Central and Eastern Europe

The year 2014 marks twenty-five years since the end of Communism in Central-Eastern Europe (CEE) and ten years after the enlargement of the European Union into the region. To mark this event Debatte: Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe is planning to hold a conference on 22-23 November at Warsaw University entitled ‘Crises and…

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Association Founded in Kazakhstan

In March 2014, a public Association for Eurasian, Russian and Central Asian Studies was registered in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana. Its initiators and founders are scholars in the L. Gumilev Eurasian National University (ENU), Kazakhstan branch of the Moscow State University, the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University and K. Zhubanov Aktobe Regional State University. One…

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Call for Papers – History of Communism in Europe

The forthcoming issue of the academic journal History of Communism in Europe is Narratives of Legitimation in Totalitarian Regimes in the 20th Century Europe – Heroes, Villains, Intrigues and Outcomes. Twenty five years ago the grand narrative of European communism collapsed together with the Great Wall of Berlin, leaving in its wake an invitation for…

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2014 Summer Research Laboratory on Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia

The Summer Research Laboratory (SRL) on Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia is open to all scholars with research interests in the Russian, East European and Eurasian region for eight weeks during the summer months from June 16 until August 8. The SRL provides scholars access to the resources of the University of Illinois Slavic collection…

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Postdoc Position: “Cultural Orientations and Institutional Order in Southeastern Europe” (Jena, Germany)

Request for Proposal (RFP) DFG (German Research Foundation) Research training group “Cultural Orientations and Institutional Order in Southeastern Europe” at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (in cooperation with the Erfurt University) Deadline for applications: 15 April, 2014 The research training group “Cultural Orientations and Institutional Order in Southeastern Europe” (DFG-Graduiertenkolleg 1412), which is funded by…

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International Summer School 2014: ‘Societies in Transition. Former Soviet Union and East Central Europe between Conflict and Reconciliation’ (22-28 August, 2014 — Jena, Germany)

The transformation processes that began in the 1980s in the Soviet Union and East Central Europe changed the political and social landscape, raising different questions about conflict and reconciliation. In the attempt to come to terms with past injustices debates and crises within the respective societies occurred, persisting until today and obstructing the growing together…

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PhD Scholarship Opportunities in Russian, Central & East European Studies at The University of Glasgow

The School of Social and Political Science, Central and East European Studies subject area at The University of Glasgow encourages applications for a range of PhD studentships due to begin in September 2014. These studentships are offered on a self-funding and funded basis. Funded scholarships are offered through the ESRC Scottish Graduate School of Social…

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PhD studentships – University of Sheffield for 2014

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to PhD study in the Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies, to begin during the 2014-2015 academic year. We offer research expertise and supervision in the following broad areas: critical theory and the history of ideas (Prof. Evgeny Dobrenko, Prof. Craig Brandist) Russian and Soviet literary…

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Black Sea Link: RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP Program At the New Europe College, Bucharest

The Black Sea Link program offers research fellowships for young, highly talented scholars in the Humani­ties and Social Sciences. Candidates from the Black Sea Region, particularly from Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan, are welcome to apply with pro­jects on topics of their choice, for in-residence fellowships at the New Europe College in Bu­charest, Romania,…

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3 PhD Grants for our Siberian Studies Centre (MPI for Social Anthropology)

The Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology is one of the world’s leading centres for research in social anthropology. Common to all research projects at the Max Planck Institute is the comparative analysis of social change; it is primarily in this domain that its researchers contribute to anthropological theory, though many programmes also have applied…

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