Funding: Texas Global Faculty Funding Opportunities

Deadline: February 27, 2023

Texas Global supports faculty in pursuing global research, teaching, publishing, and event collaborations, with close to $700,000 in awards granted to date across 15 colleges and schools. Texas Global is pleased to announce that applications are open for the following funding opportunities, with a deadline of Monday, February 27. 
   – Faculty Research Seed Grants 
   – Global Career Launch  
   – Global Virtual Exchange  
   – Faculty Travel Planning Grants  
   – Texas Global Publication Fund  

Applications for the Internationalization Event Fund continue to be accepted on a rolling basis. 

For any questions, contact

CFP: “(Not) Ours: Jews of Central and Eastern Europe and their neighbors”

Deadline: February 28, 2023

“AREI: Journal for Central and Eastern European History and Politics” ( is now inviting paper proposals for its thematic issue entitled “(Not) Ours: Jews of Central and Eastern Europe and their neighbors”. While the journal is published in English, we also welcome submissions in Polish, Ukrainian, Belarussian, Russian, and Hebrew. Authors are provided with a translation of their papers and with an honorary of 2000 PLN.

Please submit your abstract by February 28 and a draft of your paper by April 30 to the issue editors, Anna Wylegała and Magdalena Semczyszyn: The thematic issue is planned to be published by the end of 2023.

Thematic issue concept: “(Not) Ours: Jews of Central and Eastern Europe and their neighbors”

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Conference: Bristol Translates Literary Translation Summer School 

Deadline: February 28, 2023

Translation can sometimes be a lonely endeavour, especially when you work for months on end on a long and difficult literary text. Input from peers as well as established translators may be needed to get your spirits up again and infuse your work with brilliant, new ideas. 

Bristol Translates is an online summer school where language lovers work together exploring literary translation. This year’s event will take place from 3 to 7 July, comprising three days of workshops (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) from nine languages into English or, alternatively, in a multilingual group. 

The other two days are filled with panel discussions and workshops on industry trends, job readiness and the opportunities available around different literary genres (fiction and non-fiction). These include sessions onhow to pitch to publishers, how to approach literary journals and magazines, how to negotiate contracts, how to translate for the stage, translator activism, queer translation, translation at war. 

Bristol Translates offers a very extensive programme, and participants from previous years have lauded it as a launchpad of their careers.

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CFP: ASEEES Music Study Group Sponsored Session 2023

Deadline: February 24, 2023

We are excited to announce the ASEEES Music Study Group’s sponsored session for ASEEES 2023 in Philadelphia. In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, “Decolonization,” we are inviting a range of proposals that address the many ways in which music captures, responds to, or amplifies “(De)colonial Voices”—please see the detailed CfP below. While we hope to attract proposals that reflect on the ASEEES 2023 theme, we will also consider music-related proposals even if they don’t speak directly to it. We are currently planning this session to be part of the in-person convention on Nov 30-Dec 3, 2023.

Please submit a brief proposal for this session and a 2-3 sentence bio blurb, as well as your preference for a roundtable or panel format to David Salkowski (Secretary, by Friday, February 24.After collecting proposals, we (the MSG officers) will submit the proposal to ASEEES on the group’s behalf. We welcome proposals from all disciplines, and we particularly encourage submissions from group members who have not yet presented as part of the sponsored session.

We look forward to receiving your proposals, and please, let us know if you have any questions. 

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Funding: Aleksanteri Institute Visiting Fellowship 2022-2023

Deadline: February 12, 2023

The Aleksanteri Institute, the Finnish Centre for Russian and Eastern European studies at the University of Helsinki, is pleased to invite applications for its Visiting Fellowships for the academic year 2023-2024 from scholars holding a PhD degree and pursuing research that relates to the Institute’s research profile.

The Fellowship carries a monthly grant to cover the expenses related to the research visit. Fellowships are for two months (with some exceptions specified in the call for proposals, for three months). The Visiting Fellowship scheme is intended for scholars who reside outside Finland.

The deadline for applications is 12 February 2023.

Update to the call, Monday 30 January:
For scholars affected by Russia’s invasion, who reside in Ukraine or who have had to leave Ukraine after 24 February 2022, there will be two three-month visiting fellowships with an additional accommodation costs subsidy (up to 1400 € monthly), supported by the University of Helsinki Ukraine Appeal.

Please see call details and application instructions in the Call for Proposals.

You can find more information on the Visiting Fellows Programme here.

Grad. Program: PhD at ZZF Potsdam

Deadline: February 28, 2023

      The ZZF has a vacancy for a PhD Position, fully funded for three years. Please find particulars here:

      The Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History (ZZF) Potsdam, Department I (Communism and Society), seeks to employ a

      Doctoral Student (f/m/d)

      in the joint research project „Adjustment and Radicalization. Dynamics in Popular Culture(s) in Pre-War Eastern Europe“, under the supervision of PD (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) Dr. Juliane Fürst. The envisaged starting date is May 1, 2023. The position is part-time (65%) and limited to a term of 36 months. The salary is paid in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement for public employees in Germany (TV-L 13).

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      CFP: Non-Tenure Track Virtual Conference 

      Deadline: February 13, 2023

      Please consider submitting a proposal to Hills and Hollers: The Challenges and Kinship of Academic Life off the Tenure Track. This inaugural conference for non-tenure track faculty in higher education will take place virtually on June 29 & 30, 2023.  Our goal in organizing this event is to facilitate connections among non-tenure track faculty and to highlight the innovative work of various people and institutions. 

      We welcome submissions on topics such as workload, pay equity, professional development, advocacy, diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice on the non-tenure track, and many others (see CFP). 

      The CFP is linked here and included in the body of the email below. You can also copy and paste the link in your browser:

      We hope you’ll also share this CFP with your colleagues.

      Feel free to email us ( with any questions.

      Funding: Kennan Institute’s Title VIII Research Scholarship

      Deadline: January 31, 2023

      The deadline for the Kennan Institute’s Title VIII Research Scholarship is next Tuesday, January 31. The Kennan Institute is proud to host Title VIII Research Scholarships lasting three to nine months available to academic participants in the early stages of their career (before tenure) or scholars whose careers have been interrupted or delayed. 

      For non-academics, an equivalent degree of professional achievement is expected. Eligibility is limited to the postdoctoral level for academic participants, although doctoral candidates in the process of completing a dissertation may apply (the dissertation must be successfully defended before taking residence at the Kennan Institute). Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Research proposals examining the countries of Eurasia are eligible. Those proposals related to regional Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia, Belarus, the Caucasus, and contemporary issues are particularly welcome. The Title VIII Research Scholar grant offers a stipend of $3,500 per month, research facilities, computer support, and some research assistance. Grant recipients are required to be in residence at the Institute in Washington, D.C. for the duration of their fellowship.

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      Funding: Cohen-Tucker Dissertation Research Fellowships

      Deadline: February 6, 2023

      Established in 2015, the Cohen-Tucker Dissertation Research Fellowships provide a maximum stipend of $25,000 for doctoral students at US and Canadian universities, who are citizens or permanent residents of the US, to conduct dissertation research in Russian Studies. The program is open to students in any discipline whose dissertation topics are within 19th-early 21st century Russian historical studies.

      As of 2022, ASEEES is offering a new Cohen-Tucker Dissertation Research Fellowship for Women’s and Gender Studies with the same provisions and eligibility as the other Dissertation Research Fellowships.

      Eastablished in 2019, the Cohen-Tucker Dissertation Completion Fellowships provide a maximum stipend of $25,000 for doctoral students at US and Canadian universities, who are citizens or permanent residents of the US, to complete their dissertation. The program is open to students in any disciplinewhose dissertation topics are within 19th-early 21st century Russian historical studies.

      A flyer describing this program is available here.

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