Study Abroad: Program in Poland for MA/PhD Students: Totalitarianism in East-Central Europe 1939–1989 (Pilecki Institute)

Deadline: July 15, 2021

The program is aimed at fostering reflection on the regional experience of facing two totalitarian regimes and introducing it into mainstream discussion on the history of the 20th century.

The history of confronting totalitarianism, both as a personal and a collective experience, delivers a universal message in the face of contemporary challenges of radical political evil. Studying the fates of individual people and developing a proper understanding of history is key to facing these challenges now and in the future.

The project is carried out by the Pilecki Institute in partnership with the Valdosta State University.

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Summer Internships in Siberia

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Education Centre “Cosmopolitan”, Novosibirsk, Russia, is happy to announce that we are now accepting applications to our popular summer internship program that is located in the Altai Mountain region. If your students are looking for an exciting, fulfilling and rewarding internship / volunteer / study abroad experience in Russia, our program is the best option! Please be sure to inform your students of these unique opportunities that are not to be missed.

Our summer internship is offered for two weeks from July 12th until July 27th at the children’s camp in the picturesque Altai Mountain region. If your student is interested in a more extended stay we can offer a summer internship that would comprise of the camp program and a Russian course in the city of Novosibirsk on completion of the camp. Further details of such extended internship can be discussed.

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Funding: Research Fellowships in REEE Area (American Councils)

Deadline: October 1, 2021

American Councils for International Education is currently accepting applications for the next cycle of U.S. Department of State Title VIII Research Fellowships in Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe. Fellowships are offered in two categories: 

Title VIII Research Scholar Program: 

Provides full support for research in policy-relevant fields in Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe. Fellowships include round-trip international travel; housing and living stipends; visa support; overseas health, accident, and evacuation insurance; archive access; and logistical support. Open to U.S. graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty. 

Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Program: 

Provides full support for research and individualized language instruction in Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe. Fellowships include round-trip international travel; housing and living stipends; visa support; overseas health, accident, and evacuation insurance; archive access; logistical support; and up to 10 academic hours per week of language instruction. Open to U.S. graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty. 

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Job: Program Manager for Russian Flagship Program (American Councils)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

American Councils for International Education seeks a Program Manager for the Russian Overseas Flagship Program and the Turkish Flagship Language Initiative Program.  A summary of the position and required qualifications appear below this note. Please feel free to share with interested eligible candidates.

For a complete position description and to apply, please visit this website, or see more information below.

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Acad. Job: Postdoctoral Positions in Russian, Japanese, Ottoman, ERC Project up to 5 Year

Deadline: June 30, 2021

Three Postdoctoral Researcher Positions

The “Modernizing Empires: Enlightenment, Nationalist Vanguards and Non-Western Literary Modernities” (NONWESTLIT) Project, funded by the European Research Council, will hire three postdoctoral researchers in the following areas:

–       19th century Russian literature and culture

–       19th century Ottoman literature and culture

–       19th century Japanese literature and culture

The project is a comparative study of cultural reforms, linguistic renewal and literary renaissance movements in three imperial traditions, Russia, Turkey and Japan. The project is hosted by the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures (LILEC) at the University of Bologna (Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna).

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Fellowship: Graduate Women in Public Policy (Washington DC)

Deadline: June 3, 2021

The Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy program is now accepting applications until the deadline on June 3rd. The program places fellows in the Washington, D.C. offices of Members of Congress and congressional committees. Additionally, fellows meet once a week at issue seminars with women’s advocates, congressional staff, researchers, and lobbyists. This program is unique—it is the only graduate-level fellowship program on Capitol Hill focused on women.

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Study Abroad: Hungarian Studies Balassi Scholarship

Deadline: April 29, 2021

Call for scholarship application of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary for the credit-based Hungarian Language and Hungarian Studies Programme in the academic year of 2021/2022.

The scholarship is intended for individuals of non-Hungarian citizenship (and of non-Hungarian decency) to increase their Hungarian language competence and “Hungarology” knowledge acquired at universities outside Hungary.

The objective of the Hungarian Language and Hungarian Studies scholarship is to improve, broaden and strengthen the Hungarian language skills and “Hungarology” knowledge of graduate or undergraduate students of Hungarian studies. The two-semester course takes place in the MFA in Budapest with the cooperation of the University of Pécs and with KKM Magyar Diplomáciai Akadémia Kft. (KKM MDA Kft., a background institution of the MFA)

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Study Abroad: Nemtsov Summer Journalism School (Prague)

Deadline: April 10, 2021

The Boris Nemtsov Foundation is pleased to announce its 4th Summer School of Journalism to be held in mid-July, 2021. It is a fully-funded program. The deadline for submitting applications is April 10th, 2021 (23:59 Prague time (UTC + 1). You can apply by clicking on the link: https://summerschool.nemtsovfund.org/anketa/

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