CFP: Conceptualizing Corruption: The “Old Regime” and the New Order in East-Central-South Europe (1750s-1850s)

Deadline: March 1, 2024

New Europe College – Institute for Advanced Study
Bucharest, 17-18 June 2024

During the age of revolutions, West European politicians, scholars, and popular writers often characterized South-East-Central Europe as a corrupt political space. Notables from the region routinely echoed these claims. Those in and outside of South-East-Central Europe mobilized commentaries on “corruption” for their own political, professional, and personal gains. They used the idea of corruption to assert, for instance, that they knew to run more honest and efficient administrations, military regimes, and commercial operations. Political and economic actors on both sides of the continent linked “corruption” to the supposed cultural backwardness and economic underdevelopment of the region. In doing so, public figures naturalized notions of “corruption,” making it appear both widespread and organic, popularizing tropes that have endured right down to the present.

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Yale European and Eurasian Studies Graduate Student Conference

Deadline: February 15, 2024

The European Studies Council (ESC) of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University invites applications to the 5th annual Yale European and Eurasian Studies Graduate Student Conference.

On May 8-9, 2024, in celebration of Europe Day, a hybrid-format conference is scheduled to take place at Yale University. This Conference will bring together graduate students, early-career scholars, and established academics from across disciplines to discuss the most pressing challenges facing Europe, Russia, and Eurasia today. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2024. To propose an individual paper or a complete panel, please submit the online application form, HERE

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CfP: North American Dostoevsky Society Student Essay Competitions

Deadline: June 3, 2024

The North American Dostoevsky Society (NADS) invites nominations for our biannual undergraduate and graduate essay competitions. The submission deadline is June 3, 2024; submissions are welcome on a rolling basis. Please see the details for both competitions below. For questions about the undergraduate competition, contact vladimir.ivantsov@oberlin.edu; for questions about the graduate competition, contact chloe.kitzinger@rutgers.edu.

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CFP: 30th Annual REECAS Northwest Conference (University of Washington)

Deadline: February 5, 2024

REECAS Northwest, the annual ASEEES northwest regional conference for Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies (REECAS) will take place April 11-13, 2024 at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA.


The REECAS Northwest Conference welcomes students, faculty, independent scholars, and language educators from the United States and abroad. Proposals on all subjects connected to the Slavic, East European, and Eurasian regions are encouraged. The conference hosts panels on a variety of topics and disciplines including political science, history, literature, linguistics, anthropology, culture, migration studies, gender studies, LGBTQ studies, film studies and more.

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Call for ASEEES 2024 papers on 19th-c. Russophone women writers

Deadline: February 19, 2024

For the third year running, we are organizing a stream of panels at ASEEES dedicated to nineteenth-century Russophone women writers. The theme this year is liberation. We are putting together panels for both the virtual and in-person conferences. In recent years, there has been revived interest in this field and we eagerly encourage graduate students and young scholars to join us. We welcome papers on any female authors and any genres; they could also be comparative, looking at women writers in relation to their male peers or as influences on other writers. 

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CFP: Nationalist Polylingualism: Multiple Linguistic Loyalties in East-Central Europe and the Balkansand National Belonging

Deadline: May 26, 2024

Scholarship of nationalism in East-Central Europe and the Balkans has made great strides in the last decade. Though Robert Kann (1950) once analyzed the Habsburg monarchy as “the Multinational Empire,” recent scholarship, however, has increasingly problematized such narratives of the Habsburg Empire as a mosaic of mutually exclusive nations. Work on national indifference (King 2002; Judson 2006; Zahra 2011; Ginderachter & Fox 2019) has shown that nation-ness and ethnicity were not relevant in all situations and for all people.

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CFP: Infrastructures of Trading and Transferring Art since 1900 (workshop) | June 26–28, 2024, KEMKI – Central European Research Institute for Art History, Budapest, Hungary 

Deadline: January 31, 2024

Although art market studies as an academic field has become increasingly popular in the last decade, there has been little research that critically examines the actors, places, rules, and structures of this system. This workshop aims to explore the infrastructures through which artworks have been produced and exchanged for goods, money, services, and reputation since 1900.
Our focus is not only on the dominant and well-known structures of the art market but also on alternative practices in specific times and places and under various regimes. Proposals may relate but are not limited to the following topics and can present arguments based of case studies or an overarching thesis:- Actors and networks for transferring and trading art, such as auction houses, dealers, galleries, museums, art societies, artists’ networks or collectives, dealer and/or collector consortia, laymen;- Locations and platforms for trading and transferring art, such as museums, freeports, hotels, apartments, fairs, and online platforms;- State involvement in trading and transferring art, such as commissioning monumental art/murals, guaranteed buying, soft power cultural politics, censorship;- Communication for trading and transferring art, such as art critique or catalogue raisonné writing by dealers, advertisement or PR;- Logistics and shipping of trading and transferring art- Finances of trading and transferring art, such as collateralization or tax deduction;- Illicit or unethical trading and transferring of art such as unprovenanced and/or looted objects, forgeries, insider trade.

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CFP: Canadian Association of Slavists Annual Conference in Montreal, QC

Deadline: February 1, 2024

Canadian Association of Slavists Annual Conference 
June 14-16, 2024 at McGill University in Montreal
CALL FOR PAPERS

The annual conference of the Canadian Association of Slavists will take place at McGill University (Montreal, Quebec) in early June 2023. The CAS Annual Conference is held as a part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences with more than 70 national associations in attendance. The theme of the 2024 Congress is “Sustaining Shared Futures.” More information is available here: https://www.federationhss.ca/en/congress2024

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CFP: 30th Annual REECAS Northwest Conference (University of Washington)

Deadline: February 5, 2024

REECAS Northwest, the annual ASEEES northwest regional conference for Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies (REECAS) will take place April 11-13, 2024 at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA.

The REECAS Northwest Conference welcomes students, faculty, independent scholars, and language educators from the United States and abroad. Proposals on all subjects connected to the Slavic, East European, and Eurasian regions are encouraged. The conference hosts panels on a variety of topics and disciplines including political science, history, literature, linguistics, anthropology, culture, migration studies, gender studies, LGBTQ studies, film studies and more.

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CFP: CALL FOR PAPERS Biennial Conference of the Association for Women in Slavic Studies

Deadline: January 20, 2024

Hosted by the Slavic Reference Service at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign “Hidden Histories: Reshaping Canons, Reimagining Archives, Making Gender Visible”

Dedicated to the Late Mary Zirin

June 6-8, 2024

(in person and virtual)

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