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Helsinki Summer School for BA and MA students / Digital Transformation of State and Society in Russia

The Aleksanteri Institute, the Finnish Centre for Russian and Eastern European Studies at the University of Helsinki, invites international students from all countries to participate in the Helsinki Summer School course Digital Transformation of State and Society in Russia, on 6 - 22 August 2019.

 

CFP: "AvtobiografiЯ. Journal on Life Writing and the Representation of the Self in Russian Culture"

The international, peer-reviewed and open access journal «AvtobiografiЯ. Journal on Life Writing and the Representation of the Self in Russian Culture» is now accepting submissions for its eight issue, which will be published in the autumn of 2019. «AvtobiografiЯ» is a journal devoted to the representation of the self in Russian culture. Its Advisory and Editorial Board are comprised of internationally renowned scholars in the field of Russian Studies.

Scholarship Funding available for Summer Internships in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia — application deadline February 15

American Councils for International Education is now accepting applications for its summer 2019 internship program in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia. We look forward to sending students of all academic backgrounds and language levels abroad this summer. No foreign language experience is required for this program.

 

Scholarship funding and U.S. academic credit is available to participants on this program:

2018 US Intern Abroad Armenia Scholarship

American Councils is pleased to offer a Summer 2019 scholarship for internships in Armenia, made possible by funding through the U.S. Department of State via the U.S. Study Abroad Grant. This scholarship offers U.S. undergraduate and graduate students exposure to the global workplace through eight-week summer 2019 internships in Armenia. Students gain valuable insight and experience into the tourism / ecotourism sector and economic development in Armenia while developing professional and intercultural skills demanded by today's market.

Scholarship Funding available for Summer Study in Tbilisi, Georgia — application deadline February 15

American Councils for International Education is now accepting applications for its summer 2019 study abroad program in Georgia! We look forward to sending students of all academic backgrounds and language levels abroad this summer. No foreign language experience is required for this program.

Scholarship funding and U.S. academic credit is available to participants on this program:

Peace & Security in the South Caucasus program

CFP: "On the Edge: An Interdisciplinary Forum on Innovation, Modernity, and Trends"

'On the Edge”:  An Interdisciplinary Forum on Innovation, Modernity, and Trends

 

The University of Virginia
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
March 29 - 30, 2019
Keynote speaker: Eliot Borenstein

 

Russian Life magazine seeking digital editor

Russian Life magazine seeks a Digital Editor intern to curate and compile its weekly e-letter, The Weekly Russia File, and to play an active role in the magazine's growing digital footprint. Requirements:

 

* Superb English writing skills (native English).

* Ability to write succinctly, quippily, and knowledgeably about Russian culture (with little or no need for style editor intervention).

* At least intermediate Russian reading ability.

* Excellent online search, fact-checking, and news survey skills.

CFP: 2019 AATSEEL–Arizona Conference

The Arizona Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages announces a call for paper proposals for the Annual AATSEEL-AZ Meeting that will take place on April 6, 2019 in Tucson, Arizona. This year’s conference is hosted by the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies at the University of Arizona.

 

2/5 "War, Exile, and Stalin's Siberia" with Donna Urbikas

War, Exile, and Stalin's Siberia with Donna Urbikas

 

Tuesday, Feb 5, at 6:30PM in Stuart 104

 

The Peacbuilding Project's UChicago Chapter is inviting award-winning author Donna Urbikas to campus and talk about her latest book "My Sister's Mother: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Stalin's Siberia" in collaboration with The Chicago Journal of Foreign Policy and UChicago Political Union. Ms. Urbikas will address issues about Eastern European refugees after the Second World War and how that is related to our modern day refugee crisis.

 

Job: Post-doc position in Digital Russian Studies, University of Helsinki

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

 

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER IN (DIGITAL) RUSSIAN STUDIES (18 MONTHS)

 

for a fixed term of 18 months from 1 May 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is associated with the University of Helsinki Three-Year Project 'Strategies of Persuasion: Russian Propaganda in the Algorithmic Age' (2019-2021) led by Dr Mariëlle Wijermars.

 

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