Funding: Title VIII Research Grant and Summer Grant (Kennan Institute at the Wilson Center)

Deadline: January 31, 2022

The Kennan Institute is pleased to announce its competitions for both the Title VIII Research Grant and the Title VIII Summer Grant.

Given the current uncertainty due to the coronavirus and pandemic-related travel restrictions, we anticipate greater flexibility in the administration of fellowships.

Detailed information about each grant is below, and more information about all other opportunities can be found HERE.

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Funding: ARISC Funding Opportunities

Deadline: January 31, 2022; Open Until Filled

We are still accepting applications for the following three opportunities:

ARISC Teaching the South Caucasus Workshop

New Deadline: January 31. Details:

ARISC Stipends for Lectures and Workshops

Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Details;

ARISC Graduate/Postdoctoral Fellowships

Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Details:

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CFP: Intergenerational Trauma in Refuge Communities

Deadline: January 31, 2022

Call for Chapter Proposals
Intergenerational Trauma in Refugee Communities

This book proposes to explore intergenerational/generational trauma, or ways in which trauma experienced by one generation affects the well-being of future generations, among refugee communities displaced throughout the world. The book will focus on legacy of trauma and how historical, cultural, and economic trauma affect survivors’ future generations. While trauma research literature documents single-episode effects of trauma, the long-term and intergenerational effects of traumatic experiences across refugee communities and cultural contexts is still a gap in the literature. This book seeks to include patterns and findings across disciplines, cultural contexts, and methodologies addressing how transmission of trauma occurs in specific refugee communities.

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Acad. Job: Stephen F. Cohen- Robert C. Tucker Dissertation Fellowship Program (ASEEES)

Deadline: January 21, 2022

The Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies invites applications for the 2022-2023 Stephen F. Cohen- Robert C. Tucker Dissertation Fellowship Program in Russian Historical Studies, funded by the KAT Charitable Foundation.

For the 2022-2023 academic year, the Cohen-Tucker Dissertation Fellowship Program will provide up to five Dissertation Research Fellowships, with a maximum stipend of $25,000, to doctoral students at US and Canadian universities, who are citizens or permanent residents of the US, to conduct dissertation research in Russia. as of 2022, ASEEES is also 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. a Dissertation Completion Fellowship, with a maximum stipend of $25,000, to a doctoral student at a US or Canadian university, who is a citizen or permanent resident of the US, to complete their dissertation during the fellowship tenure.

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Conference: The Other Europe? Resilience and Assertiveness in Our Region (ESEE Fanel Network)

Event Date: January 14-15, 2022

On behalf of the Eastern and South-Eastern Europe (ESEE) Fanel Network, we are pleased to invite you to the international conference titled “The Other Europe? Resilience and Assertiveness in Our Region”, which will take place between 14-15 January 2022.

The event aims at providing a platform for the exchange of ideas between women experts in the broader field of International Relations, who can thus express their views in three thematic FANELs on vital aspects of societal and political issues regarding the Eastern, South-Eastern Europe, Black Sea Region, and Central Europe subregions. Please read more on the conference’s rationale and proposed topics on our webpage, where you can find an updated version of our agenda Please note that the timezone is EEST. 

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Seminar: Impact of Inequalities on Health in Russia and CIS Countries (University of Pittsburgh)

Event Date: January 20, 2022

Thursday, January 20 at 4 p.m. (EST)

Please register here:

Dr . Frantsuz will explore how various types of inequities shape health in Russia and post-Soviet countries. The talk will emphasize the methodology and challenges in researching this problem and will investigate the specifics of how inequalities impact major health differentials in various cultures and states depending on their institutional arrangements. Dr. Frantsuz received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Minnesota. His areas of research interest include social and political demography, sociology of health, and social inequality and health.  

Call for Applications: Dobro Slovo, National Slavic Honors Society

Deadline: January 31, 2022

Dobro Slovo is excited to announce our call for new inductees and applications for new chapters. Dobro Slovo is the National Slavic Honors Society, founded in 1963 on the campus of UC Berkeley. It is committed to recognizing academic excellence and commitment to the field of Slavic Studies in the U.S.

After one transition year, we now have the infrastructure in place to mail out certificates, pins, and, for the first time, honors cords, to all new inductees in time for April or May induction ceremonies. We are ready to welcome new chapter applications as well as another round of inductees from existing chapters.

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CFA: Time, Objectified: Soviet Temporalities and Material Culture

Deadline: January 31, 2022

Edited by Julie Deschepper, Antony Kalashnikov, and Federica Rossi

In what ways were Soviet temporalities unique, from a global perspective? How can studies of Soviet material culture provide a vantage point from which to address this question?

Time is hardly a new object of research in the humanities and social sciences.  The last few decades have seen landmark works on the changing conceptualizations and experiences of time, written from the disciplinary standpoints of, among others, history (Hartog, Koselleck, Tamm), sociology (Bauman, Rosa, Zerubavel), philosophy (Gumbrecht, Lübbe, Osborne) and literary studies (Assmann, Berman). These studies have identified and explored multiple temporalities: the ways in which time is constructed, produced, instrumentalized, and negotiated by individuals and collectives, themselves embedded in time. As in the current animated discussion of modern and postmodern temporal orders, these investigations have been rooted in a Eurocentric framework. 

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CFA: ARISC Teaching the South Caucasus Workshop!

Deadline: January 10, 2022

The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) in conjunction with the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center’s (REEEC) Summer Research Lab at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invite applications for the 2022 Teaching the South Caucasus workshop, a five-day forum focusing on curricular development for post-secondary educators, with a priority given to community college and minority serving institutions (CC/MSI).

In a five-day workshop participants will engage with topics on the history, societies, politics, environment, and culture of the South Caucasus; take part in pedagogical activities; conduct research at the University of Illinois’ world-renowned library; and workshop individual and group projects. Participants will work with scholars specializing in the South Caucasus who will give lectures, lead discussions, and provide feedback on participants’ projects. The workshop will also include a session with a UIUC librarian, three nightly films, one from each South Caucasian country, as well as a presentation from a regional film scholar.

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Funding: Title VIII Fellowships for Summer 2022 Language Study (Indiana University)

Deadline: January 29, 2022

Indiana University is accepting applications until January 29 for Title VIII Fellowships for study in its summer 2022 Language Workshop. Winter break is a perfect time to complete an application!

Title VIII Fellowships cover tuition and fees, and provide a meals/housing stipend. For courses with overseas components, Fellowships also cover international travel and study-abroad fees.

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