Research Officer (PeaceRep Ukraine Programme)

Deadline: June 30, 2023

Salary from £ £39,313 to £ 47,148 pa with potential to progress to £50,614 pa inclusive of London allowance

This is a fixed term appointment until 29 March 2024

PeaceRep’s Ukraine programme was established on the 1st October 2022. It seeks to provide data, analysis and scholarship on the war against Ukraine, as well its regional and global implications, that contributes to the protection of Ukraine’s democratic institutions, rule of law system and territorial integrity. The programme forms part of the work of PeaceRep (the Peace and Conflict Resolution Evidence Platform) consortium, an international research project rethinking peace and transition processes in light of changing conflict dynamics led by the University of Edinburgh Law School. PeaceRep’s Ukraine programme is led by the LSE and is developing a Ukraine-centred regional network offering cutting edge analysis on the war across 10 interdisciplinary projects and 6 other academic institutions.

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Program Assistant –Europe (National Endowment for Democracy)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a 501(c)3, bipartisan organization that serves as America’s leading foundation for freedom, providing support for democratic activists, civil society organizations, and independent media throughout the world. We seek a dynamic, and savvy Program Assistant, to help strengthen the impact of our work and mission.

Position Summary:

The Program Assistant, (PA) will provide day-to-day administrative and programmatic support to the Europe regional program staff.  This position reports to the Senior Director for Europe.

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Conference: Language Learning and Language Competencies for Field Research in Eurasian Studies (Slavic Reference Service, University of Illinois)

Event Dates: June 15-16, 2023

As part of the Summer Research Lab at the University of Illinois, the Slavic Reference Service is hosting a hybrid workshop:

Language Learning and Language Competencies for Field Research in Eurasian Studies

June 15 – 16, 2023

In this workshop, participants will be invited to explore a range of questions related to language acquisition, technological assistance in conducting language-based research, the distortions of interpretation and translation, and more in order to gain a greater familiarity with the intersection of language learning and field research in Eurasian studies. 

We invite you to attend the workshop virtually. Registration is required:

Please see the program in its entirety below. We hope to see you there. 

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Seminar: 2023 Tbilisi Works-in-Progress Series

Event Date: June 14, 2023; Ongoing

CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are pleased to announce the 11th talk of the Spring/Summer 2023 Tbilisi Works-in-Progress series!

***The talk will take place in hybrid format in-person at CRRC Georgia and online through Zoom***…/tZAkc-ippjIuGdKCz-LC1h…

“Tensions of Colonializing and Federalizing Empire: The Debates in the Constitutional-Democratic Party and the State Duma of the Russian Empire, 1905-1911”

Alexander Semyonov, Amherst College and Ab Imperio

Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 18:30 Tbilisi time (10:30 EST) 

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Postdoctoral Fellowship: “Overcoming the Aggressor…” (Budapest, Hungary and Sofia, Bulgaria)

Deadline: June 30, 2023


The project will allow two postdoctoral fellows –one on behalf of our Centre for Advanced Study Sofia, and one from the Central European University Democracy Institute – to join and collaborate together with the broader academic network convened on the subject by the hosting institution – University of Heidelberg. Project is supported by a generous grant from the Daimler an Benz Foundation.

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Conference: “Hills and Hollers: The Challenges and Kinships of Academic Life off the Tenure Track” (West Virginia Univ.)

Event Date: June 29-30, 2023

Please join us June 29-30 for our virtual conference, “Hills and Hollers: The Challenges and Kinships of Academic Life off the Tenure Track.”

Registration is open now with a discount for those who register before June 15. We have a vibrant set of participants from across US institutions, including our keynote speaker, Adrianna Kezar from the University of Southern California. Inquiries may be directed to

More information and registration links can be found at

This conference offers a great opportunity to share ideas for advocacy, collaboration, and career advancement for faculty, as well as for graduate students who may be considering jobs off the tenure track.

Funding: International Vladimir Nabokov Society Research Grants

Deadline: June 20, 2023

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society is pleased to announce a new research support program: small grants to help graduate students and independent scholars travel to access archival and other site-restricted materials. The maximum grant is $600, and the deadline is June 20, 2023. See more information and a link to the application form.

Internship: U.S State Department Pathways Program

Deadline: June 13, 2023

Find your path to a public service career. Apply now for the Program Analysis opportunity with the U.S. Department of State.

This isn’t your typical internship. This is a paid opportunity. Our internships provide opportunities to gain experience and insight into the business of diplomacy as our employees work to advance U.S. interests worldwide. We are looking for diverse, culturally aware, adaptable, strategic-thinking problem solvers. An internship with us is substantive, and rewarding, and offers you a valuable educational experience that will enhance you professionally and personally. And it can potentially lead to a career in public service.

Visit USAJOBS to view the following opportunities and to begin the application process.

This vacancy announcement will be open from June 7th 2023 to June 13th, 2023 or when 50 applications have been received. The vacancy will close on whichever day the first of these conditions are met.

Apply Today!

CFP: “Empathy VS Empire. How (Not)Understanding of Imperialism Shapes Discourses and Decisions in and about Ukraine, Europe, and Beyond”

Deadline: June 8, 2023

We are pleased to share a call for papers for a Special Issue “Empathy VS Empire. How (Not)Understanding of Imperialism Shapes Discourses and Decisions in and about Ukraine, Europe, and Beyond,” to be submitted for publication in a peer-reviewed academic journal with a focus on Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia (TBD). We are looking for contributions from a variety of disciplines, including, but not limited to, political science, history, cultural studies, international relations, linguistics, literature studies, etc.

The abstracts of max. 250 words, including its methodology and data to be used, and a 50-word author biographical statement should be submitted to Kateryna Zarembo at and Mariia Shuvalova at until June 8, 2023. Papers should be original works that have not been submitted for publication or published elsewhere. Successful applicants invited to submit their manuscripts for double peer review will be notified by July 8, 2023. Full manuscripts are expected to be ready by January 1, 2024.

For more information, see the call of the paper published at Academia.

CFP: Culture, Infrastructure, Mobility Conference

Deadline: June 20, 2023

Conference date: Sofia, 09–11 October 2023

The history of modern technological infrastructure spans over two centuries and includes
heterogeneous phenomena: from railroads, sewerage and water pipes, to telecommunications and digital networks. Its construction resembles a techno-world where modern humans live free from the natural constraints of their existence. This is an environment with very different possibilities, problems, freedoms and dependencies. Large infrastructure projects have a decisive influence on social, economic, technical, societal and administrative processes in modern societies. They shape the relations between sedentariness and mobility, define the rhythms and styles of life, consciousness, self-esteem and identity of individuals and groups.

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