Russian Life Digital Editor Intern

Deadline: December 24, 2021

Russian Life seeks a Digital Editor intern to contribute to its weekly online publication, The Russia File.


Requirements:

* Superb English writing skills (native English).
* Ability to write succinctly, quippily, and knowledgeably about Russian culture (with little or no need for style editor intervention).
* At least intermediate Russian reading ability.
* Excellent online search, fact-checking, and news survey skills.
* Excellent sense of humor and a taste for offbeat, under-the-radar news.
* Basic HTML skills and comfort with CMS and online blog editing systems, including image manipulation, or willingness to gain this skill.

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CFP: Special Cluster in Russian Language Journal

Deadline: December 31, 2021

Title of Special Cluster:
Collaboration Beyond the Classroom: Undergraduate Research in Russian Language Studies

Brief description:
Undergraduate research, as defined by the American Association of Colleges and Universities  “involve[s] students with actively contested questions, empirical observation, cutting-edge technologies, and the sense of excitement that comes from working to answer important questions.” Undergraduate research is considered a high impact practice that can increase student learning driven by mentoring relationships with faculty while also building a culture of innovation and scholarship on campus.

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Funding: International Peace Scholarship, P. E. O. Foundation

Deadlines: December 15, 2021; March 1, 2022

I belong to P.E.O., an international organization that helps women attain their educational goals. We fund an International Peace Scholarship, established in 1949 to provide scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the US or Canada. The maximum amount awarded to a student is $12,500. There are two parts to the application process. The first if filling out an on-line eligibility form, which is due December 15.  If you qualify (based on the eligibility form), you will be sent materials to complete the full application. The deadline for that is March 1.

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Funding: Title VIII National Research Competition, National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (NCEEER)

Deadline: December 31, 2021

NCEEER invites applications to its Title VIII National Research Competition (individual and collaborative grants) and its Title VIII Dissertation Completion Grant (ABD scholars). The deadline for both programs is December 31, 2021. Applicants must be US citizens and, in the case of the National Research Competition, be PhD holders by the time of the award.

Information and application forms can be found at www.nceeer.org. If you encounter any e-mail issues, please fill out the Contact Us form on the NCEEER website.

Grad Program: Virtual Graduate Program Open House (University of Illinois Chicago)

Event Date: December 7, 2021

The graduate programs of the School of Literatures, Cultural Studies and Linguistics at the University of Illinois Chicago are excited to invite interested students to attend our virtual open house on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 10am to 12pm.

Join Directors of Graduate Studies from (Click the program name to learn more!):

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Grad Program: MA and PhD programs in Polish and Russian Literatures and Cultures, University of Illinois Chicago

Deadline: December 15, 2021; February 1, 2022

The Department of Polish, Russian, and Lithuanian Studies (PRLS) invites interested students to apply for the MA and PhD programs in Polish and Russian Literatures and Cultures at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC). Join our thriving department in one of the US’s most livable and affordable cultural centers!  In recent years, the department has placed all of its graduating PhD students in full-time academic positions at both research universities and liberal arts colleges in North America. UIC’s record for graduate student success in the fields of Polish, Russian, and Polish-Jewish studies is rooted in the department’s attentive advising and supportive intellectual community.

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CFP: Arab-Soviet Internationalism – Socialist Internationalism, International Organizations and the Politics of Revolution in the 20th and 21st Centuries (German Historical Institute)

Deadline: December 15, 2021

A three-day workshop held on July 13-15, 2022 at the Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin, Germany

The German Historical Institute in Moscow, Europe in the Middle East – The Middle East in Europe (EUME), a research program at the Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien, the Texas State University, and the Orient-Institut Beirut invite scholars in the fields of anthropology, history, literary studies and the political sciences to apply to take part in a workshop on »Arab-Soviet Internationalism – Socialist Internationalism, International Organizations and the Politics of Revolution in the 20th and 21st Centuries« to be held in Berlin 13-15 July 2022, at the Forum Transregionale Studien.

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Funding: Short-term residence scholarships at the Prof. Richard Pipes Laboratory of the Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences

Deadline: December 31, 2021

The Prof. Richard Pipes Laboratory of the Institute of Political Studies,
Polish Academy of Sciences announces a competition for scholarships for researchers from foreign academic centers dealing with matters relating to Poland and/or Poles in the period from the 19th to the 21st centuries for a short-term stay (minimum fifteen days) at the Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences (ISP PAN).


(Previous scholarship holders cannot take part in the competition)

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Job Posting: Writer-in-Residence for Museum of Repressed Writers, Tbilisi, Georgia

Deadline: December 15, 2021

Where:
Writers’ House in Tbilisi, Georgia (country)

Who is welcome to apply:
Journalists, researchers, historians, sociologists, writers etc.

Description of Program:
In Spring 2022, The Museum of Repressed Writers will open at the Writers’ House in Tbilisi. This museum seeks to uncover and make available to the public many previously unknown life histories and concealed details about repressed writers through research currently underway by the Writers’ House and The Soviet Past Research Laboratory (SOVLAB).As part of the program, Writers’ House seeks a writer to reflect on information uncovered and discuss the international relevance of the project. Some articles and/or interpretive pieces for publication in both United States and English-language outlets in Georgia are expected.

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Job Posting: Outreach and Programming Coordinator, Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Deadline: December 15, 2021

The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center (REEEC) at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for an Outreach and Program Coordinator to work with the Director, Associate Director, and Project Coordinator in the development, planning, organizing, and implementation of outreach and programming activities. This is a full-time Civil Service Program Coordinator position appointed on a 12-month service basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after the close of the search. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

Please consult the full listing available here: https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=152792&job=outreach-and-program-coordinator-russian-east-european-and-eurasian-center-152792

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