Tag Archives: February 2019

Internship: Higher School of Economics (Moscow)

Deadline to Apply: February 15, 2019

INTERNSHIP at HSE COMBO OFFER

The Faculty of Economic Sciences of the Higher School of Economics invites students to spend summer in Moscow studying and doing unpaid internship in one of the most modern Russian Universities Higher School of Economics.  Prospective applicants can choose to do only internship, only Summer University, or both.

For more information, visit:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XqNBqhRzEQ3fGuxC_qk1WrZH_vONuJ6DNJT2rX7MUEY/edit?usp=sharing

Funding: M.S. in Global Media and Cultures (Georgia Tech)

Deadline to Apply: February 1, 2019

In addition to FLAS Fellowships, Georgia Tech is now able to offer some graduate assistantships to applicants for the M.S. in Global Media and Cultures. Please share the following links with your students:

Full-year Grad Assistantships and FLAS Fellowships: https://gmc.iac.gatech.edu/funding

Study Abroad and Summer Funding, including FLAS: https://gmc.iac.gatech.edu/funding_abroad

Job: Russian Studies Lecturer (University of Cambridge)

Deadline to Apply: February 14, 2019

The Slavonic Section in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages in the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a University Lecturer from 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. While the area of specialisation is open to candidates whose research is in any area of Russian studies, applications from candidates with expertise in Russian linguistics, history of the Russian language, contemporary culture and language use, or Slavonic philology, are particularly welcome.

For further information see: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/19313/.

PD: Summer Research Lab (University of Illinois)

Deadline for funding: February 11, 2019

For over forty years, the Summer Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has provided scholars from around the world with the opportunity to work in our Library’s famous collections in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding the Summer Research Laboratory again this year, from June 10 to August 2, 2019. The SRL is open to all scholars with research interests in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies. Graduate students, academics, independent scholars, librarians, and government employees are encouraged to apply.

About the Program

With hundreds of thousands of volumes in Russian, East European, and Eurasian languages, alongside extensive microfilm collections of rare and archival materials, the University Library at Illinois ranks among the best research collections in the world. The SRL provides scholars with the opportunity to work extensively with these resources, at any stage of their work. Many important books and articles have been written in our collections over the years. Graduate students find a trip to Illinois an excellent way to plan their research and begin work on their dissertations.

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Call for Proposals: 2019 ASEEES First Book Subvention

Deadline to apply: February 1, 2019 and September 1, 2019

In 2014, the ASEEES Board of Directors voted to dedicate $10,000 per year from the Association’s endowment dividends for subvention of books by first-time authors who have already secured publishing contracts. Multiple awards of up to $2,500 will be made on a competitive basis each year, with funds paid directly to the press.

A multidisciplinary committee of senior scholars will evaluate applications; the committee will also include a publishing professional as a non-voting member who will advise on budgetary matters. In deciding how to allocate these funds, the committee takes into account both the scholarly significance of the book and the demonstrated need for subvention support. Applications are invited from all disciplines.

 www.aseees.org/programs/firstbook-subvention

Funding: Cohen-Tucker Dissertation Research Fellowship

Deadline to apply: February 1, 2019

Call for Applications: 2019-2020 Cohen-Tucker Dissertation Research Fellowships and New Dissertation Completion Fellowship

The 2019-2020 Stephen F. Cohen-Robert C. Tucker Dissertation Fellowship Program in Russian Historical Studies is open for applications.  We thank the KAT Charitable Foundation for its support of the program.

The program offers up to five (5) Dissertation Research Fellowships and one (1) Dissertation Completion Fellowship. The completion fellowship is new for 2019-2020.

The program is now open to US students in PhD programs at Canadian universities as well as US universities.

The stipend amount is maximum $25,000.

For more information and to apply, go to: www.aseees.org/programs/ctdrf

CFP: 51st Annual ASEEES Convention (San Francisco)

Submissions due by February 15, 2019

51st Annual ASEEES Convention
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
Saturday, November 23 – Tuesday, November 26, 2019
 [Please note the different pattern of dates than usual]
Convention Theme: Belief

www.aseees.org/convention

The Proposal Submission is now openwww.aseees.org/convention/cfp
ALL submissions – panel, roundtable, individual paper, lightning round presentation, and meeting request submissions – are due by February 15, 2019.

Rules for Participation:  Please carefully review the rules for participation: www.aseees.org/convention/rules

NEW: Starting 2019, the panel proposals may have minimum of 3 to maximum of 4 paper presentations.

Gender diversity on panels and roundtables is strongly encouraged.

If your individual paper submission was accepted in 2018, you cannot submit another individual paper proposal in 2019. Please form/join a panel.

Panelists Wanted Boards: We are anticipating a large number of proposals for the 2019 Convention. Individual paper submissions will have a MUCH LOWER chance of being accepted than panel/roundtable proposals. We STRONGLY encourage all interested participants to form, or become part of, a panel proposal. To assist in the process of forming panels, we have created the Panel/Paper Wanted Board.  If you are looking for a panel to join or a paper presenter for your panel, please review the proposals on the online board. You can also indicate your willingness to volunteer as chair or discussant.

Membership Requirement: ALL individual paper and lightning round presentation submitters and panel/roundtable organizers in the US and abroad MUST be ASEEES members in order to submit a proposal. Please review the membership rules for participation. Renew your membership today: www.aseees.org/membership/individual.

With any inquiries about the convention, please contact Margaret Manges, the convention manager, ataseees.convention@pitt.edu  If you need assistance logging into the ASEEES members site or are experiencing other technical difficulties, please contact aseees@pitt.edu

Study Abroad: Intensive Russian Language Program (Russia)

Deadline to Apply: February 15, 2019

Advanced Russian Language & Area Studies Program (RLASP)

Dates: June 6 – August 8, 2019 (Russia)   /   June 11 – August 11, 2019 (Almaty)

Program Features:

  • 20 hours per week of intensive coursework in Russian grammar, conversation, and phonetics, as well as Russian literature, history, political science, and mass media
  • Small class sizes (4 – 6 students) — all courses taught in Russian
  • Weekly cultural activities and extended regional field study excursions led by U.S. resident directors
  • Pre-departure orientation in Washington, DC and in-country orientation
  • U.S. undergraduate and graduate academic credit in Russian language from Bryn Mawr College
  • Special fellowship from U.S. Department of Education — Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (Moscow only): $5,000
  • Special fellowship from U.S. Department of State — Title VIII Language Fellowships: up to $6,000.

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Scholarship: American Councils Business, Technology, and Innovation (Moscow)

Deadline: February 15, 2019

American Councils is pleased to announce that the Business, Technology, and Innovation (BTI) Scholarship offers travel, lodging, and tuition support for U.S. students participating in an American Councils summer internship program in Moscow for Summer 2019.

On the program, student interns:

  • Work, live, and study in one of the world’s most economically powerful cities
  • Gain real-world skills demanded by employers
  • Make their resumes stand out
  • Get job experience through an 8-week internship at a startup
  • Explore a career path in business consulting, marketing, technology, and more
  • Earn 4-5 credits in intercultural communication

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Grad Program: MA in Creative Writing in Russian (Moscow)

Application opens February 2019

For fiction/non-fiction writers in Russian.

MA “Creative Writing” is:

  • Practical and theoretical/historical courses, such as Creative Writing WorkshopStorytelling in Different MediaLiterary Editing,Poetics of Novel and Screenwriting;
  • Unique professors and teachers, among them famous Russian writers, screenwriters and critics – Marina StepnovaLyudmila UlitskayaLev DanilkinSergey Gandlevsky and Maya Kucherskaya as well as prominent philologists, authors of academic and non-fiction books Oleg LekmanovEkaterina Lyamina and Alexey Vdovin;
  • Participation in open readings, discussions and literary expeditionspublications in students’ projects;
  • International exchange – lectures and workshops of the leading specialists in Creative Writing, students’ exchange in the best world universities;
  •  Help and support in the process of employment in various publishing houses, editorials, Mass Media, high schools and universities and PR;
  • Creation and participation in cultural projects;
  • Flexible timetable enabling students to work while studying.

Our graduates already work in the best publishing houses, universities and schools in Moscow. Their writing is published in the authoritative literary magazines. Their projects (such as prize “_Litblog” for the best literary blogger and first Creative Writing Internet resource in Russian “Mnogobukv”and collections of prose) have gained much attention.

Language of instruction: Russian

You can apply to non-paid place as a foreign student in February. Looking forward to seeing you at Higher School of Economics!

More information about the programme: https://www.hse.ru/en/ma/litmaster