Tag Archives: December 2018

Grad Program: Title VIII CEE Area Studies Fellowship (CEPA)

Deadline for Applications: December 10, 2018

The Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) is now accepting applications for the 2019 Title VIII CEE Area Studies Fellowship Program. This is a competitive, nation-wide call for applications open to graduate-level students, post-doctoral scholars, and early career professionals. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

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Funding: Postdoc Fellowship of Soc. Sci (U. Wisconsin-Madison)

Deadline for Applications: December 1, 2018

The Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for two Wisconsin Russia Project post-doctoral research fellowships for social scientists, funded with a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. The fellowships will commence January 15, 2019 and run through July 14, 2020. Continue reading

CFP: Econ History of Rus (Uni. Wisconsin-Madison)

Deadline for Submissions: December 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: SUMMER WORKSHOP ON THE ECONOMIC HISTORY AND HISTORICAL POLITICAL ECONOMY OF RUSSIA
When: May 24-25, 2019
Where: University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites paper submissions to a workshop on the economic history and historical political economy of Russia from May 24-25, 2019. The purpose of the workshop is to highlight recent research, build interdisciplinary ties and dialogue, and strengthen the community of scholars exploring related issues across neighboring disciplines.

All proposals are welcome, regardless of discipline, addressing any topic related to the economic history and historical political economy of Russia. Young scholars, including those currently pursuing PhD degrees, are especially encouraged to apply.

The format of the workshop is designed to provide in-depth feedback to presenters and comprehensive discussion of selected topics. Each 50-minute session will be dedicated to a single paper, with a 5-minute presentation by the author followed by a 45-minute discussion. Participants are expected to read all conference papers in advance of the workshop. There is a strict limit of 20 pages (including tables and figures) for all workshop papers. Interested scholars are also encouraged to attend, even if not on the program. Travel grants and accommodation will be provided for selected graduate students, regardless of proposal status, and for all presenters.

Those interested in presenting should send an abstract and a 3–5 page paper summary by December 1 to events@creeca.wisc.edu. Applicants will be notified of proposal status by January 15, 2019. The deadline for final paper submission is May 1.

When: May 24-25, 2019

Where: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Application Deadline: December 1, 2018

For more information visit the website

Academic Job: Professorship in Czech (Oxford)

Deadline for Applications: December 20, 2018

Associate Professorship (or Professorship) in Czech
Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, Wellington Square, Oxford
Grade 36S: £47,263 – £63,463 p.a.
The Faculty are seeking to appoint an Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Czech.

The Associate Professor will engage in advanced study and research in Czech language and literature, by offering high-quality tutorials, classes, lectures, and supervision at both undergraduate and graduate level.

They will give, under the direction of the Faculty Board, no fewer than 36 lectures or classes a year and will undertake six hours of tutorial or equivalent teaching for colleges per week; this will be shared across colleges with students studying Czech options, although it is anticipated that teaching for University College will take priority. Continue reading

Study Abroad: Trans-Siberian Summer (UNH)

Deadline for Applications: December 15, 2018 (early applications)
February, 2019 (Final Deadline)

Unique Trans-Siberian Study Abroad Program, University of New Hampshire

What is the program?
The UNH Russia Program is a unique summer study abroad opportunity for all interested students to experience first-hand the vastness of Russia. Students travel with UNH faculty and study Russian language, culture, and history with stays in St. Petersburg, Moscow, and a trip across the country on the Trans-Siberian Railroad! Visits include cultural, historical, and political venues (including the Duma, Kremlin, Hermitage, WWII bunker, Gulag Museum, Tatar hat workshop, hiking around Lake Baikal, participate in traditional Russian folk wedding, Lenin’s house in Gorki, banya, Russo-Japanese war fortresses and bunkers in Vladivostok) with readings and discussion at each site.

4 Week and 8 Week Programs

4 Week program: Earn 8 UNH credits studying culture and history while traveling to St. Petersburg, Moscow and on to Siberia, with stops in Kazan, Irkutsk, Lake Baikal, Arshan (a village in Buryatiya) and ending in Vladivostok. No prior study of Russian language is required. Survival Russian included in pre-departure and in-country work. All students with an interest in Russian history, politics and culture should apply. Tentative program dates: May 23-June 25.

8 Week program: After the above 4 weeks of travel, students stay in Moscow and have language classes taught by faculty from Language Link. Earn an addition 8 credits studying Russian language (grammar, conversation and phonetics at the appropriate level with 4 additional hours a week of conversational work.) These credits are issued by Language Link. Tentative program dates: May 23-July 23.

Pre-departure orientation sessions (via Skype) and pre-departure assignments (reading, lectures and work done on-line with a UNH faculty member.)

Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the full expanse of Russia!

To apply or learn more:
Find program details and application instructions online at https://cola.unh.edu/study-abroad/program/russia-moscow
Application deadline: early application December 15, 2018; final deadline will be in February 2019.

For Questions Contact-

Arna Bronstein, Associate Professor Russian and Program Director (arna.bronstein@unh.edu)
Ekaterina Burvikova, Resident Director (ekaterina.burvikova@unh.edu)
James Parsons, COLA Study Abroad Coordinator (James.Parsons@unh.edu)

Academic Job: Asst. Prof. Rus Studies (New College of FL)

Priority Deadline for Applications: December 1, 2018 or Until filled

New College of Florida invites applications for the position of a visiting Assistant Professor in Russian language, literature, and culture, with an anticipated appointment start date of August 2019. This position is renewable on a yearly basis for up to three years. New College is a small, nationally recognized, highly selective liberal arts college and the designated honors college of the Florida public state university system located on Sarasota Bay. Continue reading

CFP: Econ. History of Rus (Uni. Wisconsin-Madison)

Deadline for Submissions: December 1, 2018

Call for Papers: Summer Workshop on the Economic History and Historical Political Economy of Russia.

The workshop will be held in Madison, Wisconsin on May 24-25, 2019. Proposals are due December 1, 2018.

Young scholars, including those currently pursuing PhD degrees, are especially encouraged to apply. Interested scholars are also encouraged to attend, even if not on the program. Travel grants and accommodation will be provided for selected graduate students, regardless of proposal status, and for all presenters.

Those interested in presenting should send an abstract and a 3–5 page paper summary by December 1 to events@creeca.wisc.edu. Applicants will be notified of proposal status by January 15, 2019. The deadline for final paper submission is May 1.

For more information on the Summer Workshop: https://go.wisc.edu/5w183s

Grad Program: Rus Research Fellowships (Uni. Wisconsin-Madison)

Deadline for Applications: December 1, 2018

Wisconsin Russia Project postdoctoral research fellowships for social scientists, funded with a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York.
January 15, 2019-July 14, 2020.

Fellows are expected to conduct research about Russia in one or more of the five topic areas: 1) Education, labor markets, and inequality; 2) Law and society; 3) Political economy; 4) Identity, place, and migration; and 5) Demographic change. CREECA especially seeks applicants with expertise in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) modeling and/or public policy issues, though these are not absolute requirements for consideration.

Due to the compressed timeline, only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible for consideration during this round.

A second competition for postdocs will be announced, running September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020 that will be open to citizens of the Russian Federation and other countries.

For more information on the postdoctoral research fellowships: https://go.wisc.edu/wrjny0

Applications due December 1, 2018.

Job: Various Positions in Ukraine (OSCE)

Deadline for Applications: Various (See Each Opening for Details)

Grad Program: M.A. REEES (Ohio State Uni)

Deadline for Applications: December 15, 2018

The Center for Slavic and East European Studies (CSEES) at The Ohio State University is now accepting applications for its MA in Slavic and East European Studies for autumn 2019. The application deadline for international students is November 30, 2018 and for domestic students, December 15, 2018.

The MA in Slavic and East European Studies is an interdisciplinary, terminal degree that prepares students for careers in the government, non-profit, or public sector, or to pursue a PhD. For those interested in a career in the public, military, or private sector, the CSEES MA provides them with the language skills and regional knowledge to understand and analyze the events, culture, history, and politics of a region or country within Eastern Europe/Eurasia. Those wanting to pursue a PhD receive a foundation in the humanities and social sciences while developing a focused approach to the study of the countries of Eastern Europe and Eurasia. All students choose a topical and/or regional specialization, allowing students to customize the degree to their interests. To complete the degree, students may choose to either complete an MA exam, or defend a thesis. Continue reading