Russian Language Flagship Postdoctoral Fellow (Indiana University, Bloomington)

Deadline: June 7, 2024

The Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures and the Russian Language Flagship Program at Indiana University, Bloomington (https://slavic.indiana.edu) invites applications for the position of Russian Language Flagship Postdoctoral Fellow. The contract is for an initial period of one year (paid over 10 months), with the possibility of renewal for a second year. We invite applications from qualified individuals at any early stage of their career who hold a PhD awarded no earlier than 2019 in Russian language, Linguistics, Literature, pedagogy, or Second Language Acquisition and who do not hold tenure-track positions. The position is an exciting opportunity for an emerging scholar to conduct cutting edge pedagogical research in a vibrant environment housed at a top research university.

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Call for Applications: Seed Money Fellowships “Transformations and Eastern Europe” (Universität Wien)

Deadline: June 15, 2024 

The Research Platform “Transformations and Eastern Europe” brings together researchers from different fields of history, cultural studies, social sciences and legal studies and it is dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of transformation processes in Eastern Europe in the past and present. Together with the Research Center for the History of Transformations (RECET), the research platform represents a space for innovative, interdisciplinary and international scientific thinking about transformation processes at the University of Vienna.

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National Security and Intelligence Analysis Internship Fall 2024 (The Institute for the Study of War)

Deadline: Rolling until August 2, 2024

ISW is offering remote, hybrid, and in-person internships for Fall 2024. Instructions to apply for the scholarship are below.

The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) is committed to training the next generation of national security leaders through its innovative educational programs. ISW seeks motivated and experienced college students or recent graduates to join our intern team. ISW offers internships across diverse research portfolios and departments, including Russia, China, and Iran’s Axis of Resistance in Iraq and Syria. ISW also offers internships in Geospatial Intelligence and National Security Technologies and in non-profit management, including Communications.

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Job: Russia Researcher (Institute for the Study of War)

Deadline: Open Until Filled;

The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) is seeking a Russia Researcher who will report to the Director of Research. ISW has a unique, dual mission: to provide real-time intelligence to help leaders make informed decisions in conflict zones around the world and educate the next generation of national security leaders. This work is carried out through the General Jack Keane Center for National Security and the General David H. Petraeus Center for Emerging Leaders.

Position Summary:

ISW promotes an understanding of war and conflict by providing data and critical analysis to key American political and military leaders. In addition, ISW seeks to educate civilians about war and conflict, thus bridging the gaps between military and civilian decision-makers. ISW aims to improve how the United States formulates and executes its national security policy. ISW is vigilant at monitoring crises around the world and has a track record of accurately predicting potential and actual conflicts. ISW provides a proven platform for emerging researchers and analysts to launch their careers in an innovative and highly relevant project.

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Bobby R. Inman Award for Student Scholarship on Intelligence (UT Austin)

Deadline: June 30, 2024

Austin, Texas – The Clements-Strauss Intelligence Studies Project of The University of Texas at Austin announces the 10th 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 $5,000, with two semifinalists each receiving a cash prize of $2,500. 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 2023-24 academic year. The deadline for submitting papers is June 30, 2024.

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Acad. Job: Visiting Lecturer in REE Studies (Bowdoin College)

Deadline: Open Until Filled; posted May 8, 2024

The Department of Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES) at Bowdoin College invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible visiting lecturer position for the 2024-2025 academic year. The appointment begins July 1, 2024, and is for one year with possible renewal for a second year pending successful review and reappointment. The teaching load is five courses per year at varying levels of the curriculum, from first- and second-year Russian language courses to literature/culture offerings taught in Russian and in translation. Native or near-native fluency in Russian is expected. A PhD in Russian or a related discipline is preferred at the start of appointment; ABD considered.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates committed to the inclusive instruction and support of a diverse student population and who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. The Bowdoin community warmly welcomes people of all backgrounds. We especially encourage people from historically excluded groups to apply. Accessibility during the application and interview stages, as well as once employed, is a priority of the College: https://www.bowdoin.edu/accessibility/index.html.

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CFP: Religion, Human Dignity, and Human Rights: New Paradigms for Russian and the West

Deadline: June 1, 2024

A Conference in Honor of Nikolai Berdyaev at 150

November 1-3, 2024

Keynote speakers:

November 1: John Witte, Jr., Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law and McDonald Distinguished Professor at Emory University

November 2: Samuel Moyn, Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and History, Yale University

The Hamilton Center at the University of Florida and the Northwestern University Research Initiative in Russian Philosophy, Literature, and Religious Thought are calling for paper proposals for a conference on human rights and human dignity, held in honor of the 150th birthday of Nikolai Berdyaev, a Russian émigré who brought to Europe a Russian religious philosophy of freedom, dignity, and rights. The conference intends to bring together scholars from multiple regional and disciplinary perspectives to investigate the question of religion and rights, East and West. Conference participants should consider the option to produce papers suitable (in their final form) for publication in an eventual edited volume.

For more information, please see https://hamilton.center.ufl.edu/call-for-papers-religion-human-dignity-and-human-rights/ or https://rprt.northwestern.edu/.

Please send paper proposals of approximately 250 words to Ana Siljak (ana.siljak@ufl.edu), Randall Poole (rpoole@css.edu), or Brad Underwood (bradleyunderwood2025@u.northwestern.edu). Proposals should be submitted by June 1, 2024.

CFP: Volume on Literary Journalism/Creative Nonfiction in East-Central Europe

Deadline: April 30, 2024


Call for Abstracts

Proposals for Book Chapters for a Volume on Literary Journalism/Creative
Nonfiction in East-Central Europe:
https://ialjs.org/cfp-proposed-volume-on-literary-journalism-creative-nonfiction-in-east-central-europe/

Abstracts are invited for a proposed collection on Literary Journalism/
Creative Non-Fiction in East-Central Europe. The volume takes as its central
concern the current shapes and forms of what is variously called literary
journalism, creative non-fiction, creative documentary narrative, or reportage
(among other terms) in the region. We have already received preliminary
interest from an academic publisher.

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MA in Slavic Languages and Literature, University of Kansas (Invitation for Graduate Students from Ukraine)

Deadline: May 24, 2024

The Department of Slavic, German, and Eurasian Studies at the University of Kansas invites graduate students from Ukraine to apply for the two-year MA in Slavic Languages and Literatures, with the possibility of focusing either on Slavic linguistics and literatures/cultures, or on Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies. Within the latter broad area studies degree, students may choose to focus on a particular country (for ex., Ukraine) and/or a particular area of interest, such as history, political science, literature and culture, or global and international studies.

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Job: Slavic Language Cataloging Librarian (Princeton University)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Princeton University Library (PUL) seeks candidates for the Slavic Language Cataloging Librarian position. The position reports to the Leader of the Western Languages Cataloging Team and actively supports the teaching and research mission of Princeton University by providing timely and accurate access to PUL collections through the creation and maintenance of bibliographic, holdings, and authority records for all the resources in Slavic languages. The position serves as the primary cataloger for Slavic language material (in all formats) in the Cataloging and Metadata Services department and engages in the full spectrum of activities relating to the creation and management of metadata for Library materials in Slavic languages.Primary Responsibilities: *Create metadata (original and copy cataloging plus related authority work) according to national and local standards for newly acquired resources, primarily in Slavic languages, as well as for other Library material in various formats and subject areas based on department needs. *Update and enhance existing metadata according to national and local standards to reflect the most recent metadata rules, and practices for monographic and serial publications in both OCLC Connexion Client and the Library’s local database. *Participate in professional activities, scholarship, and committee assignments within the Library, on campus, and in professional associations at a level to meet criteria for continuing appointment. *Assist with special projects, as assigned, and collaborate with colleagues on issues related to cataloging, resource description, and access. *Maintain current knowledge of national and international developments and trends in cataloging, metadata, and related areas.

Application Procedure:

Qualified applicants who wish to be considered for this position must apply at:

https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/apply/application.xhtml?listingId=34362

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