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Faculty-led, accredited summer study in Georgia: Foodways | Footways | Internships

This summer 2019, students curious about Georgia, interdisciplinary
approaches to food studies, the post-Soviet region, eco-tourism,
physical geography, and economic development should consider one, two,
or all three of the programs that I'm leading through SRAS, partnering
with NovaMova in Kyiv.


CFP: NAATPl 3rd Biennial Workshop for Polish Language Teachers

NAATPl 3rd Biennial Workshop for Polish Language Teachers

Standard-Based Approaches to Teaching Polish Language

May 11, 2019

Organized by: Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Chicago

Location: Northwestern University, Kresge Hall, Room 1515, Evanston IL


Job: Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Russian, University of Cambridge

The Slavonic Section in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages in the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a University Lecturer from 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. While the area of specialisation is open to candidates whose research is in any area of Russian studies, applications from candidates with expertise in Russian linguistics, history of the Russian language, contemporary culture and language use, or Slavonic philology, are particularly welcome.


Arizona-in-Kazakhstan Dual Language Program - Russian and Kazakh Languages

The University of Arizona, in collaboration with the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SSRES) at Nazarbayev University, is now accepting applications for the 2019 Summer Intensive Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies in Astana, Kazakhstan. We particularly welcome undergraduate and graduate students whose research focuses on post-Soviet countries and Central Asia and students interested in learning multiple foreign languages. We accept all types of funding. The Arizona-in-Kazakhstan Program is fully FLAS compliant.


Languages offered:

University of Chicago Center for International Social Science Research (CISSR) Graduate Field Research Grants

University of Chicago Center for International Social Science Research (CISSR) Graduate Field Research Grants
Deadline: February 25
Type: International Research, MA, PhD
Eligibility: No citizenship requirements
Fields of Study: Social Sciences Division


Scholarship Funding available for Summer Study in Eurasia — application deadline February 15

American Councils for International Education is now accepting applications for its summer 2019 study abroad offerings in Eastern Europe & Eurasia. Scholarship funding and U.S. academic credit is available to participants on this program:


Eurasian Regional Language Program (ERLP)

Languages offered:

Armenian in Yerevan

Azerbaijani and Turkish in Baku

Fulbright-Hays DDRA Fellowship Deadline Announcement: March 8

2019 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship

UChicago deadline: March 8, 2019 5:00 pm CST

All applicants must apply through the university by this deadline.


Polish Club Film Screening" Body (Małgorzata Szumowska, 2015)



Please join us for a screening of Ciało / Body (Małgorzata Szumowska, 2015)


After her stirring films on students making ends meet through sex work (Elles, 2011) and a priest's struggle with his sexual urges (In the Name of..., 2013), Małgorzata Szumowska's sixth feature film deals with various ways the body relates to the work of mourning.


ARISC Teaching the South Caucasus Workshop

Teaching the South Caucasus:
A Workshop for College and University Educators



2/13 paper: I Dress in Silk and Velvet

1/30: Claire Roosien, “I Dress in Silk and Velvet”
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Dear Colleagues,

Join us for the next session of the Transnational Approaches of Modern Europe Workshop on Wednesday, January 30, as we welcome Claire Roosien, PhD Candidate in NELK and History. Her paper is entitled “I Dress in Silk and Velvet: Women, Textiles, and the Textile-Text in 1930s Uzbekistan.” Misha Appeltova in History will provide commentary.

The paper is available in the “Current Paper” section.


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