Jordan Center Undergrad and Masters Research Symposia

Deadline: December 15, 2023

The NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia is inviting applications for its annual master’s research symposium and undergraduate research symposium. These symposia will bring together 20 undergraduates and 20 master’s students in separate events to present, discuss, network, and explore topics related to Russia, Ukraine, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia. They welcome presentation proposals from students in the USA, regardless of their academic field, who have conducted research projects or gained experiences in these regions. The symposia will include traditional research panels with 10-12 minute talks and discussion-based panels with 4-5 minute talks on various experiences related to the region. Participants will receive feedback and have the opportunity to engage with the audience. Polished presentations with slides are encouraged. Each symposium will last one day and feature keynote speakers, concluding with a networking dinner. The Jordan Center will cover travel costs and provide accommodation for accepted participants. Instructions on how to apply are available.

Apply here:

Call for Contributions to a Special issue on Equity and Access to Higher Education: Perspectives from Central Asia

Achieving equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in higher education is gaining global significance. However, EDI discussions in post-Soviet Central Asia are limited, focusing mainly on inclusion tied to international development and government policies for special needs students. This special issue aims to address this gap by providing a platform for scholars to explore access and EDI values’ relevance in Central Asia’s multicultural societies, which are diversifying along linguistic, economic, and cultural lines. Papers of various types and approaches are welcome, with a focus on questions such as policy understanding, barriers, opportunities, effective approaches, local vs. international conceptualizations, and the neocolonial agenda’s role.

The timeline for the preparation of this special issue is as follows: 

October 15, 2023 – 500 word abstracts should be submitted to the editors by email ( and 

January 31, 2024 – drafts of invited papers should be submitted via the journal submission system with the indication that the paper is a part of the special issue. 

December, 31, 2024 – special issue will be ready for publication online. 

Any questions about the special issue and additional instructions can be requested by writing to Aliya Kuzhabekova at

Adjunct Assistant Professor Position at Franklin & Marshall College

Deadline: October 25, 2023

Franklin & Marshall College is seeking applications for an adjunct position in the Department of German, Russian, and East Asian Languages. The role involves teaching two courses: Russian 102 (Elementary Russian II) and Russian 217 (Twentieth-Century Russian Literature, taught in English translation). Each course will have two 80-minute sessions per week. The teaching will be in-person starting on January 14, 2024, and the employment period extends for two weeks beyond the conclusion of the spring 2024 semester on April 24, 2024. The position rank will be either Adjunct Assistant Professor or Adjunct Instructor, dependent on qualifications, with a salary of $7000 per course. Applicants should have a minimum of an M.A. in Russian language/literature/pedagogy or a related field, with teaching experience preferred. To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and graduate transcript via Interfolio at Additionally, two letters of recommendation should be submitted directly by recommenders to Interfolio. The deadline for full consideration is October 25, 2023.

Dmytro Shtohryn International Ukrainian Studies Conference

The Slavic Reference Service and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are hosting the Dmytro Shtohryn Ukrainian Studies Conference, now named in honor of Dr. Dmytro Shtohryn (1923 – 2019). The conference, titled “Ukrainian Studies Today: History, Memory, Representations, and Collections,” will take place from October 5-7, 2023. The working languages for the conference are English and Ukrainian, and it will be held in a hybrid format. Doctoral students, postdoctoral researchers, and early career scholars are encouraged to participate, and all interested individuals are welcome to attend.


Call for Proposals! For the 2024 REECAS Northwest Conference (ASEEES regional conference) at the University of Washington

Deadline: February 05, 2024

The annual REECAS Northwest Conference, dedicated to Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies, is scheduled for April 11-13, 2024, at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. This conference serves as a gathering point for students, faculty, independent scholars, and language educators, both nationally and internationally. Proposals covering a wide range of topics within the Slavic, East European, and Eurasian regions are encouraged, spanning disciplines such as political science, history, literature, linguistics, anthropology, culture, migration studies, gender studies, LGBTQ studies, film studies, and more. Since its establishment in 1994, REECAS Northwest has become a vital interdisciplinary event for scholars and students in the Western U.S., Canada, and beyond. The University of Washington’s Ellison Center for Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies hosts and organizes the conference, welcoming both individual paper and panel/roundtable proposals for presentation.

To submit a proposal, please submit a 250-word abstract and C.V. Using this form:

12th Biennial Medieval Slavic Summer Institute (MSSI) at The Ohio State University

Deadline: March 1, 2024

The Hilandar Research Library (HRL), in collaboration with the Resource Center for Medieval Slavic Studies (RCMSS) and the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures (SEELC) at The Ohio State University, offers a biennial four-week Medieval Slavic Summer Institute (MSSI) in Columbus, Ohio. This intensive program caters to graduate students and focuses on two key areas: Manuscript Description and Access and Readings in Church Slavonic, utilizing microform materials from the HRL’s extensive collection. The curriculum includes lectures and hands-on assignments related to manuscript study and specific topics. Participants, limited to a maximum of 12, are expected to master the skills necessary to describe original Slavic manuscripts by the program’s conclusion. However, due to its rigorous nature, MSSI does not accommodate outside commitments such as teaching online courses or extensive individual research. Eligible applicants should be graduate students with a BA degree and proficiency in Cyrillic and at least one Slavic language, with preference given to those knowledgeable in Old Church Slavonic or other pre-modern Slavic languages. The HRL boasts the world’s largest collection of medieval Slavic Cyrillic texts on microform, sourced from over 100 institutions in twenty-three countries, comprising over 6,000 Cyrillic manuscripts and over 1,000 early pre-1800 printed books, spanning from the eleventh to twentieth centuries, with a notable concentration from the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries, predominantly East Slavic and South Slavic in origin.

Call for Presentations for the 2024 Global Studies Symposium

Deadline: October 20th, 2023

The symposium aims to create a platform for MSI and CC faculty and administrators to share best practices in international education, expand professional networks, and facilitate partnerships. MSI and CC encourage faculty and administrators to present their experiences in developing international curricula and addressing associated challenges. The event will be held in Miami Beach, FL, and is hosted by Florida International University and Vanderbilt University, with support from NRCs across world regions.

Funding Opportunity: Klarman Fellowships at Cornell University

Deadline: October 13th, 2023

Postdoctoral fellowships are available through Cornell University’s College of Arts & Sciences under the Klarman Fellowships program. Early career scholars with exceptional talent and initiative are chosen for these fellowships. They give grantees financial assistance and freedom from grant restrictions, enabling them to focus on original research in any area of the College, including the natural and social sciences, humanities, and new fields, as well as quantitative and social sciences. Based on their research achievements, potential for future contributions, and compatibility of scholarly interests with those of their proposed faculty mentors, fellows are chosen from a pool of candidates from throughout the world.

Russian Heritage Speakers Study


– Speak Russian because it is a/the language spoken in your home;

 – You were born in the US or immigrated to the US before school age; – Also you have native fluency in English; 

– You are at least 18 years old. 

The study is a fully online one-hour long study where you will do a few tasks and fill out a questionnaire about your language experience and use. The tasks are conducted in Russian, however, the questionnaire at the end is in English. We’ll pay you a $20 Amazon gift card for participation. Please share this call with your friends and family who meet the requirements above! I would really appreciate your help! It would be nice to make a contribution to the study of heritage Russian bilingualism which is not that widely studied. 

To participate, click on this link or email or

❗🔍 Пожалуйста, поучаствуйте в психолингвистическом исследовании, если вы:

· знаете русский язык, потому что на этом языке говорили у вас дома;

· родились или эмигрировали в США в дошкольном возрасте;

· также знаете английский;

· вам 18 лет или больше

Чтобы поучаствовать, пройдите по ссылке или пишите мне на электронную почту или Исследование проходит полностью онлайн и занимает около часа. Поучаствовав, вы внесете вклад в науку и получите 20$ (Amazon gift card). Если в описании сверху вы узнали своих друзей или родственников, поделитесь этим объявлением с ними!

Заранее спасибо!

Lemkin Institute for Genocide Prevention Internship Opportunities

Deadline: Rolling Basis

The Lemkin Institute is a non-profit organization that works to prevent genocide. They are currently accepting applications for internships in a variety of areas, including web design, research, fundraising, and more.

Internships are unpaid, but the Lemkin Institute offers a number of benefits to interns, including access to professional training, individualized mentorship, resume building, and career workshops.

If you are interested in interning at the Lemkin Institute, please fill out the application form on their website.

Here are some additional details about the internship opportunity:

  • Interns will work with a team of experienced professionals to learn about the prevention of genocide and how to make a difference in the world.
  • Interns will be part of a supportive and collaborative environment where they can learn and grow.