Tag Archives: May 2019

Funding: Billington Fellowship for Russian History/Culture (Wash, DC)

Deadline for Applications: May 15, 2019

The Kennan Institute seeks applications from scholars who have received their Ph.D. within the past 10 years for the newly established Billington Fellowship to conduct research on Russian history and culture.

The Billington Fellowship offers a monthly stipend of $3,500, research facilities, a research intern, and computer access. Fellows are required to be in residence at the Kennan Institute, Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. for the duration of the grant. Awardees are expected to begin their appointments within six months of accepting the fellowship.

The deadline for this competition is May 15. For more information or to apply, visit the webpage.

Study Abroad: Summer Course on Russian/Soviet Politics (Oxford)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing until Filled or April 15, 2019

Oxford University International Politics Summer School is a two-week program which provides in-depth analysis of key countries in regions outside of Western Europe and North America.  The program includes a daily lecture given by world-renowned academics, and the students study and reside at St Antony’s College, Oxford University’s only college to focus exclusively on international affairs.

This year a seminar will be taught on “Power, Resources and Political Identity in Russia and the Former Soviet Union” Continue reading

Study Abroad: Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course (Debrecen, Hungary)

Deadline for Applications: May 21; June 30, 2019

The Debrecen Summer University deals with teaching Hungarian as a foreign language and spreading Hungarian culture. Its aim is to promote a deeper knowledge of the Hungarian language and culture. Teaching a language is inseparable from mediating the cultural values ​​of that nation. The cultural programs are recommended by Debrecen Summer University courses therefore make a significant contribution to the achievement of the primary task of teaching the Hungarian language at the highest possible level. Accordingly, most of the courses also include programs that, besides actively spending leisure time, also serve to familiarize Hungarian culture with the informal form of language learning. 

The age limit for participants is 16 years old.

The Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course includes intensive language instruction for all levels, cultural excursions, and connections with local students.

Early Bird Discount for the Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course until 21 May, 2019.

For further information, visit the program website or see the attached flyer!

Nyári magyar nyelv- és kultúrakurzus

 

Job: Tutor/Activity Guide, Summer Intensive Language Program (Monterey)

Open Until Filled

Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP)
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

TUTOR/ACTIVITY GUIDE — Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish, Russian
Position Dates: June 10 – August 7, 2019

The Tutor, under the direct supervision of the Language Coordinator, assists SILP students in their academic coursework outside of class (approximately 10 hours/week).

Qualifications:

  • Advanced fluency (Advanced Low or above) in the target language
  • Experience tutoring and/or working with foreign language learners
  • B.A. with a foreign language major or equivalent preferred
  • M.A. in foreign language teaching in progress preferred

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Lang. Training: Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute

Deadline for Applications: March 18; May 9, 2019

2019 Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute
June 22–August 10, 2019

The 2019 Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute offers unique courses in Ukrainian studies taught by Harvard and visiting faculty. These courses are intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduates who are concentrating in Ukrainian studies or who wish to broaden their educational experience.

Applicants may register for 8 or 4 credits to participate in the program.

All students seeking financial aid (US and international) must submit the HUSI application and supporting material by March 18, 2019.

International students who do not seek financial aid must submit the HUSI application by Monday, April 15, 2019. US applicants not requesting financial aid must apply to HUSI by May 9, 2019. All students must register and enroll in courses with the Summer School by May 20 to avoid late registration fees.

For more information visit the program website

CFP: CEE Conference (Lublin, Poland)

Deadline: March 26, 2019; May 21, 2019

From September 11-13, 2019, the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) Conference will showcase challenges, determinants and perspectives of development of different kinds of metropolises and peripheries in CEE. The emphasis is on the economic performance, social, and political issues with respect to regional, national and European dimensions.

 This high-profile event will bring together a large number of international experts in the field of regional and urban development. The conference will attract an international audience including, but not limited to, academic, policy and planning experts as well as students and early career researches from CEE countries as well as further afield. Please find more information about the event below  Continue reading

Prof. Devt: ACFL Summer Institute (UW Madison)

Deadline for Applications: May 3, 2019

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has announced a 2019 ACFL Proficiency and Performance Summer Institute on their campus. The institute will include a dedicated 4-day ACTFL OPI Assessment Workshop in Russian.

The dates of the OPI-Russian workshop are June 3-6.

Participants in the workshop will be introduced to the ACTFL rating scale, the structure of the OPI, and techniques for administering and rating the OPI. Participants will observe and conduct practice interviews across all proficiency levels, Novice through Superior. Participation in this workshop is the first step toward becoming an ACTFL-certified OPI Tester with Full Certification. Continue reading

Grad. Program: French-Russian MA in History (Paris/Moscow)

Deadline for Applications: May 1, 2019

★★★ International Courses / Call for Applications ★★★

Two French-Russian Masters in Partnership with Moscow Higher School of Economics (HSE)

The School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences in Paris (EHESS) invites all students interested in studying History or Sociology in France and Russia to join their double master’s degree programs! Continue reading