2017-2018

Univ of Nice summer courses in Russian

The University of Nice (France) offers summer courses in Russian, French, Italian and Spanish. Spend your summer in the picturesque French Riviera, in a city rich in history and culture. Our three week program offers 60 hours taught every morning from 9am to 1pm, allowing students to explore local attractions - or simply enjoy the beach lifestyle;) - in the afternoon.

American Friends of Russian Folklore travel expeditions

The American Friends of Russian Folklore will offer four expeditions this year: Romania, Belarus, Moldova, and Russia. Volunteers work in the field documenting a variety of materials from songs to holiday celebrations.

Details may be found at:
www.russianfolklorefriends.org

Students may apply for a scholarship to help cover expenses.

For more information, contact info@russianfolklorefriends.org or visit the website.

Institute of Current World Affairs Fellowship

Institute of Current World Affairs Fellowship
Deadline: March 1
Type: Professional; MA or PhD
Eligibility: no citizenship requirements; applicants must be under 36 years of age
Fields of study: Any discipline

REEC at U of I Workshop - The Eurasian Migration System: A Sponsored Summer Workshop for Researchers

The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center at Illinois announces
Call for Applications
The Eurasian Migration System: A Sponsored Summer Workshop for Researchers
June 11-15, 2018

Hosted on the Campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Led by: Prof. Cynthia Buckley (Professor of Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Prof. Andrei Korobkov (Professor of Political Science, Middle Tennessee State University), and Prof. Laura Dean (Assistant Professor of Political Science, Millikin University)

2/9 REECA Paper presentation- "Spectacular Promises: The Politics of Art and Memory in Postsocialist Albania"

Please join us Friday, February 9 for the Interdisciplinary Approaches to Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia (REECA) workshop!

The paper topic is:

“Spectacular Promises: The Politics of Art and Memory in Postsocialist Albania”

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2/8 Persian Circle Film Screening: "Rag-e Khab"

Dear Persian-speakers and Persianists,
This week at Persian Circle, the organisers of Persian Movie Nights at the University of Chicago will be screening Hamid Nematollah’s critically-acclaimed 2017 film, “Rag-e Khab” (‘Subdued’), starring Leila Hatami.

You can watch the trailer here 

CFP: Journal of Icon Studies

The Journal of Icon Studies is now accepting submissions for its second issue, scheduled for online publication in December 2018. We welcome contributions from scholars working across a wide disciplinary range, including art history, literature and film, religious studies, gender and cultural studies, history and anthropology, conservation and museum studies.

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