Tag Archives: June 2019

Study Abroad: Summer Literary Seminars (Tbilisi)

Deadline for Applications: June 15, 2019

Summer Literary Seminars (SLS) is one of the world’s foremost, one-of- a-kind international literary and cultural organizations, founded in 1998. This year the Creative Writing seminars will be hosted in Tbilisi, Georgia.

The SLS Georgia Application periods are currently open. The program will take place from July 14–28, 2019. Apply today for this exciting opportunity!

 

Study Abroad: Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course (Debrecen, Hungary)

Deadline for Applications: May 21; June 30, 2019

The Debrecen Summer University deals with teaching Hungarian as a foreign language and spreading Hungarian culture. Its aim is to promote a deeper knowledge of the Hungarian language and culture. Teaching a language is inseparable from mediating the cultural values ​​of that nation. The cultural programs are recommended by Debrecen Summer University courses therefore make a significant contribution to the achievement of the primary task of teaching the Hungarian language at the highest possible level. Accordingly, most of the courses also include programs that, besides actively spending leisure time, also serve to familiarize Hungarian culture with the informal form of language learning.

The age limit for participants is 16 years old.

The Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course includes intensive language instruction for all levels, cultural excursions, and connections with local students.

Early Bird Discount for the Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course until 21 May, 2019.

For further information, visit the program website or see the attached flyer!

Nyári magyar nyelv- és kultúrakurzus

 

Prof. Dev: Legal Interpreter Boot Camp (UT Austin)

Priority Deadline for Registration: June 15, 2019

Summer Boot Camp Details:
Dates: Monday-Friday, July 15-19, 2019
Time: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location: UT Austin main campus, Thompson Conference Center

According to U.S. News, interpretation and translation is the number two best creative and media job for 2019, and Austin is the fifth best-paying city for interpreters and translators, so now is a great time to begin training for a hot new career! Offered only in the summer, and only in Austin, the Legal Interpreter Certificate Program 5-Day Boot Camp takes place over a one-week (Monday through Friday) period. This program is available to those who are fully bilingual in English and any other language.

To learn more -attend the free info session and ask questions! Continue reading

CFP: Inman Award for Student Papers on Intelligence

Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2019

Call for Papers: The University of Texas at Austin Announces the 2019 “Bobby R. Inman Award” for Student Scholarship on Intelligence

Austin, Texas – The Intelligence Studies Project of The University of Texas at Austin announces the fifth annual competition recognizing outstanding student research and writing on topics related to intelligence and national security.  The winner of the “Inman Award” will receive a cash prize of $5000, with two semifinalists each receiving a cash prize of $2500.  This competition is open to unpublished work by undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in degree programs at accredited U.S. higher education institutions during the 2018-19 academic year.  The deadline for submitting papers is June 30, 2019. 

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Study Abroad: Summer Intl School on Emerging Economy (Yerevan)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled (Classes take place July 15–19, 2019)

Fluent speakers of Russian, majoring in economics, statistics, and finance: rising sophomores, and up, graduate students, and recent graduates are invited to participate in the Second International School in Yerevan, capital of Armenia.

Announcement  http://bit.do/eRd8p  and the course program http://bit.do/eRdV7

The classes will take place July 15 to 19, 2019 at 128 Nalbandyan St, Yerevan 0025, Armenia.

Topic: Challenges for Emerging Economy II
Participation is free of charge, registration is required. Languages of instruction: Russian, English Continue reading

Internship: Summer Research Fellowship on Russian Culture (Carnegie Mellon)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Professors Simon Dedeo (Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University) and Tatyana Gershkovich are looking for a student or recent alum to help work on a project analyzing two corpuses of Russian and Soviet diaries and letters. This position is ideal for undergraduate or pre-doctoral students with an academic career in mind and looking to enter the culture analytics space. The goal of this work is a peer-reviewed paper, and they hope to involve the student at a high intellectual level.

This is a full-time, paid position in Pittsburgh with flexible start dates in the summer period. Russian-language skills are required, as is familiarity with Python or the willingness to learn quickly. The project has an active and friendly research group with (in addition to graduate researchers) three pre-doctoral fellows and an undergraduate researcher working on different projects; it’s a supportive environment for both intellectual development and social life.

Women and under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Please contact tgershko@andrew.cmu.edu and sdedeo@andrew.cmu.edu if the position is of interest.

Acad. Job: Tenure Track Prof. Russian Lang/Culture (Tampere, Finland)

Deadline for Applications: June 3, 2019

Tampere University is seeking an assistant professor, associate professor or full professor in the field of Russian language and culture. A successful candidate is a highly motivated and accomplished academic who will be an active and innovative co-builder of the research and teaching area of Russian language and culture.

Responsibilities of the position that may be included:

  • pursue and supervise scientific research in the field,
  • lead, conduct and develop research-led teaching, curriculum development and student supervision in the Degree Programme in Languages
  • seek, win and manage research funding
  • demonstrate effective academic leadership engaging with external stakeholders

For more information visit their job listing webpage or contact:

Head of Unit (Languages), Professor Kaisa Koskinen (kaisa.koskinen@tuni.fi, +358 50 318 1193).

Internship: Spring 2020 Student Intern Program (US Dept of State)

Deadline for Applications: June 3, 2019

U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program (Unpaid)

The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State Spring 2020 Student Internship Program (Unpaid).

Please visit the Intern section of the careers website for more information about the U.S. Department of State Spring 2020 Student Internship Program (Unpaid), and to learn about the selection process and which office may be right for you.

Visit USAJOBS.gov to view and apply to the announcement:. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is June 3, 2019.

It is suggested to submit your application as early as possible to ensure that all documents have been uploaded properly and to account for any technical glitches that may occur.

U.S. citizenship is required. If you have any questions or would like to search for topics of interest, please visit the forums or FAQs at careers.state.gov.

CFP: Graduate Student Essay Prize (ASEEES)

Deadline for Submissions: June 1, 2019

The ASEEES Graduate Student Essay Prize was established in 1990 and is awarded for an outstanding essay by a graduate student in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies. The winner of the competition receives free roundtrip domestic airfare to and room at the ASEEES Annual Convention and an honorary ASEEES membership for the following year. The prize is presented during the awards presentation at the Annual Convention. Continue reading

Prof. Dev: Distinguished Service Award for Librarianship (ASEEES)

Deadline for Nominations: June 1, 2019

The ASEEES Committee on Libraries and Information Resources  Distinguished Service Award, which was established in 2010, honors ASEEES member librarians, archivists or curators whose contributions to the field of Slavic, East European and Eurasian studies librarianship have been especially noteworthy or influential. The effect of these contributions may be the result of continuous or distinguished service to the profession, but may also be the result of extraordinarily active, innovative or collaborative work that deserves national recognition. This awards was established in 2010.