Category Archives: Graduate Programs

Graduate programs, both domestic and abroad.

Academic Job: Visiting Humanities Fellow (DePaul)

Deadline for application: January 26, 2018

External Faculty Fellowships: Visiting Humanities Fellows. All applicants must have a Ph.D., and research projects must be in the humanities. International applications will be considered. Fellowships may run from September 2018 to June 2019, or from January 2019 to June 2019. During their tenure, Visiting Fellows are required to make an intellectual contribution to the DePaul community and participate in the programming and activities of the DHC and the university.

DePaul University is especially interested in applications that involve a project around the theme of “Filth,” broadly construed. All applications regardless of topic will be considered, but preference will be given to applicants that draw connections between their proposed project and the 2018-19 DHC theme, “Filth.” NB: The DHC will be hosting events that include, e.g., investigations of environmental ethics, LGBTQ identity, race, pornography, drug usage, radioactivity, etc.​ They are interested, that is, in interdisciplinary, creative, innovative projects that take up the topic.

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Academic Job: Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Davis Center (Harvard)

Deadline for applications: January 10, 2018

2018–2019 Postdoctoral Fellowships

Online info session will be held on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at 12 p.m. EST. Register by writing to

The Davis Center Fellows Program offers comprehensive research, training, and professional development opportunities for scholars advancing their careers within the social sciences and humanities. Fellows pursue their research with support from an interdisciplinary community of experts, and with access to world-class resources. The program provides scholars with experiences and connections that endure well beyond their fellowship year.

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Graduate Programs: Slavic Language and Literature (U. of Washington)

Deadline for applications: December 15, 2017

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Washington invites applications to its M.A. and Ph.D. programs in Literature and Slavic Linguistics starting in Fall, 2018.

UW seeks students who have had at least four years of Russian language training and other related coursework (although those with less will still be considered). They also welcome applicants who have completed an M.A. in Slavic Languages and Literatures (or related fields). Please note they require a Skype interview, conducted partly in the relevant language, as part of the application process.

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Graduate Programs: Russian Literature and Linguistics (Kansas University)

Deadline for applications: January 1, 2018

The Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures at the University of Kansas invites applications for its MA and PhD Programs.

KU Slavic has a comprehensive full service program in Russian literature, as well as one of the few existing full-service linguistics programs nationally. A Slavic department in a proper sense, our department also offers extensive expertise in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Czech, Polish, Slovene, and Ukrainian.

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Graduate Program: Masters in Economics, Statistics, and Finance (HSE)

Deadline for Applications: February 28, 2018

Moscow-based Faculty of Economic Sciences at the Higher School of Economics invites highly motivated international students who excel in mathematics to apply to do master studies in economics, statistics and finance. If you have any student who is interested to study in Russia please advise them to look at the faculty of economic sciences at the Higher School of Economics (HSE) located in Moscow, Russia.

Deadline for full scholarship application is February 28, 2018

Graduate study at HSE in Moscow provides students with dual degrees opportunities, career development, and employment opportunities.

Affordable and safe dormitories are provided for all enrolled students.

HSE offer two master’s programs are taught in English:

– ICEF’s Financial Economics, taught in cooperation with University of London (London School of Economics and Political Science), and
– Strategic Corporate Finance program

To study in these programs students do not need Russian language. They need to have strong quantitative skills, solid mathematics background, be interested in finance and economics, and be willing to study in Moscow. Continue reading

Funding: American Overseas Fellowship (CAORC)

Deadline for application: January 31, 2018

The Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) is pleased to announce the National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship Program! This fellowship supports advanced research in the humanities for U.S. postdoctoral scholars, and foreign national postdoctoral scholars who have been residents in the US for three or more years.

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Funding: PhD Scholarships (U of Sheffield)

Deadline for application: January 24th, 2018 5 pm (11 AM CST)

The School of Languages and Cultures at the University of Sheffield is delighted to announce a range of studentships for autumn 2018 entry. More information about the research culture of the School and staff research interests in Russian linguistics, literature and culture and Czech and Polish linguistics, may be found online.

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Academic Job: Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Harriman Institute)

Deadline for Application: January 15, 2018


The Harriman Institute invites applications for 2 two-year postdoctoral research scholar positions, extending over 2018-19 and 2019-20. Postdoctoral research scholars are expected to concentrate on their own research and writing; to teach a course of their own design in the spring semester of each of the two years; to give a public seminar/lecture on their research; and to be active participants in the Institute’s scholarly community and events. The Institute provides desk space for all postdoctoral research scholars. The Institute also provides funds to sponsor workshops, conferences, and special events planned by fellows around their particular interests.

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Graduate Program: PhD in Russian History (Durham University)

Deadline for application: January 10, 2018.

Durham University is placing a call for applications for PhD studentships in Russian History and/or culture at Durham University, United Kingdom, the deadline for which is 10 January 2018, 5pm (UK time). (Noon CST)

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures, Russian Studies and Department of History  invite applications for PhD studentships through the Arts and Humanities Research Council funded Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership.

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Funding: Arthur H. Cole Grant (Economic History Association)

Deadline for application: March 1, 2018

The EHA supports research in economic history through multiple grant programs. Most of these are administered by the Committee on Research in Economic History (CREH) and one by the Annual Meetings Program Committee.

All applicants for or recipients of an EHA grant or prize must be members of the Association, and all application materials must be submitted electronically. To join, go online to where you can use the online shopping cart to most efficiently join the EHA.  You can also join by printing out a membership form at the membership site and sending it in with a check or credit card.
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