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Job opportunity for Russian speaker at National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry

The National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry is hiring a Russian-speaking college graduate for a full time, entry-level position in Washington, DC. The Program Associate position is an excellent opportunity for a recent college grad in Russian studies/international affairs with superior language ability who is looking to break into a career in foreign affairs and public diplomacy. Knowledge of Jewish community relations a plus but not a requirement.

Online Russian Language Camp for Teens

The 3rd Annual Online Russian Language Camp

Know a teenager interested in learning Russian, but without local opportunities to do so or not enough time? Sign them up for the (now) 3rd annual Summer Online Russian Language Camp!


Job: Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Linguistics

Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Linguistics
Application date: 3. July 2018
Ref. nr.: 2018/1669


One Post-doctoral Research Fellowship within Linguistics (Cognitive Linguistics: Empirical Approaches to Russian) is available in the Department of Language and Culture at the University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway (UiT). The position is affiliated with the CLEAR research group, Cognitive Linguistics: Empirical Approaches to Russian.


The appointment is a fixed term position for a period of three years.


6/22 Be Global Ready: Language Resources for Teachers and Schools

On June 22nd, from 1:00-2:30pm ET, the U.S. Department of Education will be hosting a special event with the aim of sharing language resources with teachers and schools. Educators are invited to attend in person at the Department or watch online. 


Job: Postdoctoral researcher Russian MediaLab - University of Helsinki

The Aleksanteri Institute at the University of Helsinki invites applications for an enthusiastic and creative




for a fixed term from 3rd of September 2018 to 30th of June 2019, to work within the project 'Russia MediaLab: Freedom of speech and critical journalism in Russia'. The employment contract will include a trial period of six months.


5/24 Persian Circle: Afsaneh Kalantary on "The Contemporary Revival of the Aryan Discourse in Iran and the Diaspora"

Please join us this week at the last Persian Circle at the University of Chicago of the academic year for a talk in Persian entitled:


The Contemporary Revival of the Aryan Discourse in Iran and the Diaspora

Dr. Afsaneh Kalantary



Thursday 24th May


Farouk Mustafa Seminar Room (Pick Hall #218)

5828 S. University Ave

Chicago, IL 60637

CfA: Methods Training Workshop for Pre-dissertation Students focusing on Russia in the Social Sciences

Friday, September 14—Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Indiana University-Bloomington



Graduate Methods Training Workshop: Focus on Russia


With funding from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Russian Studies Workshop at Indiana University will host a two-day methods training workshop for U.S.-based pre-dissertation PhD students in the social sciences with a focus on Russia. The workshop is September 14-15, 2018 in Bloomington, Indiana.


5/25 Michaela Appeltova on Transsexual Bodies and Disciplinary Power in Socialist Czechoslovakia @ REECA

Please join us Friday, May 25, at Interdisciplinary Approaches to Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia (REECA) for:


Transsexual Bodies: Normalizing Difference in the Era of Normalization




5/29 Film Screening and Discussion: Leo Tolstoy and Dziga Vertov

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Join CEERES on 5/29 at 6PM for a film screening and discussion of Galina Evtushenko's film:

Leo Tolstoy and Dziga Vertov: a Double Portrait in the Interior of the Age

2015, doc. 57’, “Rose” Film Studio, English, German subtitles
Script Victor Listov, Galina Evtushenko
Directors Galina Evtushenko, Anna Evtushenko
Producer Galina Evtushenko
Voice Valeriy Barinov

5/24 Modes of Ethnographic Inquiry: Where Ethnographic Practice Meets Multimedia

Modes of Ethnographic Inquiry: Where Ethnographic Practice Meets Multimedia


Thu, May 24 • 3:30pm Reception, 4:00pm Panel Discussion • Wilder House (5811 S Kenwood Ave) • Free and open to the public


In this panel discussion, Maple Razsa will join Meg McLagan (Barnard College), Tirtza Even (School of the Art Institute of Chicago), and Nadav Assor (Connecticut College), in a conversation moderated by Owen Kohl (PhD’2017, Anthropology, University of Chicago). Organized by Kaushik Sunder Rajan (University of Chicago) and Julie Chu (University of Chicago).


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