Job: Russian instructor, Carleton College

Carleton College is looking to hire a leave replacement for Fall 2019 (10-week trimester) to teach intermediate Russian (4th trimester) and one other course: either a section of German 101 or a course in English that will likely attract students from across the college. This is an excellent opportunity for an advanced graduate student seeking teaching experience at a top liberal arts college.

See the Carleton job site for details.


Job: Associate Director, European Union Center, University of Illinois

Associate Director

European Union Center

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


The Associate Director will execute the programmatic activities, manage staff, oversee the graduate program, manage budgets, and provide strategic guidance for developing core areas of the European Union Center (EUC) in a professionally efficient and effective manner.


CFP: Conference “Caucasian Languages: Typology and Diachrony”

On 23–24 October 2019, the Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow) organizes a conference on “Caucasian Languages: Typology and Diachrony”, in honor of the eminent Russian Caucasiologist Mikhail Egorovich Alekseev, who would have turned 70 this year. In line with the scientific interests of M.E. Alekseev, topics of the conference include typological and historical comparative studies of Caucasian languages, and sociolinguistic and cross-cultural aspects of the languages of the Caucasus.


CFA: Postdoctoral Researcher, "Empires of Memory" (Istanbul, Budapest, Thessaloniki, Sarajevo)

The Max Planck Research Group, “Empires of Memory: The Cultural Politics of Historicity in Former Habsburg and Ottoman Cities,” based at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen, Germany, seeks to appoint a postdoctoral research fellow with an outstanding academic record for a position to begin in late summer or early autumn 2019. Under the supervision of group leader Dr. Jeremy F.

Job: Teaching Fellowship at Boğaziçi University

Teaching Fellowship in the Field of Medieval or Early Modern Armenian History at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation


The Department of History at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, invites applications for a one-year (two semesters) Teaching Fellowship in the field of Medieval or Early Modern Armenian History to be funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation starting in September 2019.


Vaclav Havel Library Foundation Playwriting Competition

VHLF & DAMU announce a contest for the students of drama and performance studies

Vaclav Havel Library Foundation together with the Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU) announce a contest for students of drama and performance studies for the best mini-drama on the theme “Ferdinand Vanek Today” based on the character from the Vanek Trilogy


Deadline: May 15, 2019


CFP: Local Roots of Global Peace: International Student Conference on Global Development and Security Studies

Local Roots of Global Peace: International Student Conference on Global Development and Security Studies


June 21-22, 2019
Eurasia International University, Yerevan (Armenia)


Sponsored by:
Eurasia Partnership Foundation (Armenia), Stonehill College (United States) and Eurasia International University (Armenia)


English is the working language of the conference, with limited translation in Armenian and Russian.


CFP: 2019 Summer Language Workshop @ Duke University

The Duke Slavic and Eurasian Language Resource Center will host a summer workshop from July 22 to July 24, 2019 on Language Pedagogy, Research & Proficiency Testing, and is pleased to call for papers by interested scholars, graduate students, and professionals on workshop-related topics and that focus on teaching/learning ANY language.


CFP: The Cinema of Kira Muratova (Berlin, May 7-9, 2020)

Call for Papers (информация на русском ниже)


International Symposium
“People don’t like to look at this…”
The Cinema of Kira Muratova


7‒9 May 2020


FernUniversität in Hagen
Regionalzentrum Berlin
Kurfürstendamm 21
10719 Berlin, Germany


Mikhail Iampolski (New York University)
Eugénie Zvonkine (Université Paris VIII)


ACTFL 4-Day OPI Assessment Workshop in Russian at UW-Madison, June 3-6, 2019

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Language Institute, Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes, and the Russian Flagship Program are pleased to host a 2019 ACFL Proficiency and Performance Summer Institute on the UW-Madison 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; the deadline to register with ACTFL is May 3.



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