Job: Outreach and Scholarship Coordinator (CREEES, UT Austin)

Deadline: Open Until Filled; Review of applications begins December 13, 2023

To apply:

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Join the CREEES team as a K-16 Outreach and Scholarship Coordinator at The University of Texas at Austin! We are actively seeking a driven and highly organized individual with a profound commitment to education. In this pivotal role, you will be responsible for orchestrating comprehensive outreach programs directed towards educators and K-16 students, collaborating with both local and national institutions. 

The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator with a diverse skill set, including proficiency in project management, curriculum development, and event coordination. In this role, you will play a crucial part in advancing K-16 educational accessibility and bolstering academic achievement for students and educators alike. You will also be the lead on student scholarship administration for our center, which will include learning and managing the LASSO university-wide scholarship system at UT Austin. This exciting new platform streamlines the scholarship application and awards process and expands the applicant pool. 

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CFP: Southern Conference on Slavic Studies (UNC Chapel Hill)

Deadline: December 15, 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS & PANEL PROPOSALS 

March 14-17, 2024 • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  

The Southern Conference on Slavic Studies (SCSS) is the oldest and largest affiliate of the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies. The purpose of SCSS is clear: to promote scholarship, education, and in all other ways to advance scholarly interest in Russian, Soviet, East European, and Eurasian studies in the southern region of the United States. Every year for nearly 60 years SCSS has sponsored a conference, bringing together the finest scholars in the country in an intellectually challenging yet friendly atmosphere. 

The 60th annual SCSS meeting will be hosted by the UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies in Chapel Hill, NC on March 14–17, 2024. 

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Job: Program Coordinator (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars)

Deadline: December 14, 2023 or 50 applications

Duties

Program Support:

  • Coordinate, plan, and execute events, meetings, and conference calls.
  • Work with Kennan staff to develop and execute high-level briefing events at the Wilson Center and elsewhere.
  • Keep abreast of policy and legislative developments associated with Russia which may provide opportunities for expert engagement with policy stakeholders.
  • Provide overall assistance for Kennan Institute programming and operations.
  • Provide administrative support for scholars in residence and alumni in the U.S., Russia, Ukraine and the region.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
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ACTR Russian Language Teachers Award Nominations

Deadline: December 15, 2023

Nominations are open for this year’s ACTR awards, recognizing outstanding teachers of the Russian language:

  1. ACTR Teaching Excellence Awards for K-12 Teachers  Please note that there are two separate K-12 awards, one for K-8 and one for 9-12.  
  2. ACTR Teaching Excellence Award for Post-Secondary Instructors  
  3. ACTR Teaching Excellence Award for Graduate Student Instructors 

The deadline for each of these awards is December 15, 2023. For the Post-Secondary Instructors and Graduate Student Instructors awards, both the nominator and the nominee will need to submit materials, so please be sure to submit your nomination with plenty of time for the nominee to put together the necessary materials (one month or more in advance is recommended for nominators). 

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Applications Open for MA Programs in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (University of Illinois)

Deadline: December 1, 2023

The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center (REEEC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is pleased to announce that applications are now open for our interdisciplinary master’s degree programs, combining both language and area studies.
We offer several degree programs:
An MA in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES);

A dual-degree MA (REEES) / MS Library & Information Science program, in partnership with Illinois’ nationally-ranked School of Information Sciences (the iSchool);

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UCIS Postdoctoral Fellowships in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (University of Pittsburgh)

Deadline: December 15, 2023

UCIS Postdoctoral Fellowships in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

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The University of Pittsburgh is offering two postdoctoral fellowships in the arts and humanities (1 position) and the social sciences (1 position) to begin in August 2024 for scholars whose work focuses on Eastern Europe and/or Eurasia. These fellowships are two-year appointments that are renewable for a third year. Fellows will be expected to pursue their own scholarly work and participate in the academic and intellectual activities of the University Center for International Studies (UCIS) and the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES), as well as the Department with which they become affiliated.

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Applications Open for MA Programs in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (University of Illinois)

Deadline: December 1, 2023

The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center (REEEC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is pleased to announce that applications are now open for our interdisciplinary Master’s degree programs, combining both language and area studies.
We offer several degree programs:
An MA in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES);

A dual-degree MA (REEES) / MS Library & Information Science program, in partnership with Illinois’ nationally-ranked School of Information Sciences (the iSchool);

Graduate Minors in REEES and Balkan Studies.
All of these programs provide students access to one of the nation’s great public universities, one that is particularly well known for its expertise in the study of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia.
At Illinois, you will find:
A renowned public research university, with a campus community of over 33,000 undergraduate and 15,000 graduate students;

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Call for Applications: Undergrad and Masters Research Symposia (The Jordan Center)

Deadline: December 15, 2023

The Jordan Center is very excited to be once again collecting applications for our Spring Undergrad and Masters Research Symposia! Please share this opportunity with current students and alumni (who are enrolled in undergrad/MA programs), as well as colleagues at US-based institutions (note that we are now open to students beyond the northeast!). See details below, and do not hesitate to reach out with questions. Applications are due Dec 15!
Jordan Center Masters and Undergraduate Research Symposia

The NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia is excited to announce a call for applications for our second annual master’s research symposium and undergraduate research symposium! This Spring, we will host 20 undergraduates and 20 master’s students at two separate symposia for a day of presentation, discussion, networking, and exploration! 

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NATO Field and Simulation Program (Simon Frazer University)

Deadline: December 17, 2023

We are excited to announce that applications are now open for the 2024 NATO Field School and Simulation Program. This program is run by Simon Fraser University’s Department of Political Science in collaboration with the NATO Defense College in Rome and Canada’s Joint Delegation to NATO.  It offers a unique opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students from NATO member states to immerse themselves in the fields of international relations, security, and diplomacy while embarking on an unforgettable experience across Europe, including unique and exciting destinations in Latvia, Belgium, Italy, and more!

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Study Abroad: Winter Break in Riga, Latvia; Spring Break in Georgia/Uzbekistan (SRAS)

Deadline: November 15; December 20, 2023

Enjoy a winter break experience in Riga, Latvia (Jan 5-20; apply by Nov 15)! Develop your Russian language skills (20 hours per week of Russian) while staying with a Russian-speaking host family. Explore Riga – from the Old Town to the Art Nouveau area to Maskavas Forštate (Moscow District). We will be hosting a special info session (via Zoom) on November 1 @ 7pm Eastern to discuss this unique opportunity! Click here to register.

Join SRAS for Spring Break in Georgia (March 2-10, OR March 9-17; apply by Dec 20). In this intensive 9-day/8-night trip you will be immersed in Georgian landscape, food, and culture.

Experience Navruz in Uzbekistan (March 9-18)! This 9-day trip will introduce you to modern Uzbekistan before taking you back in time, immersing you in the art, architecture, culture, and history of this very unique civilization. See for yourself the heritage of the Silk Road, the Great Game, citadels, arks, and caravanserais.

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