SHERA Graduate Student Travel Grant for ASEEES 2018 (Deadline to apply: August 15, 2018)

The Society of Historians of Eastern European, Eurasian and Russian Art and Architecture invites applications for the SHERA Graduate Student Travel Grant to the upcoming ASEEES 50th Annual Convention, Boston MA, December 6-9, 2018.

$1,000 USD for travel from North America
$1,500 for travel from overseas (another continent)


All applicants must be:

[SHERA BUSINESS] Call for proposals for SHERA-sponsored panels at CAA 2019

Dear SHERA Members,


Panel proposals for a SHERA sponsored panel for the 2019 CAA Annual Conference in New York, February 13-16, are invited.

We encourage submission of proposals discussing issues of art or art history in any of the fields SHERA as a Society covers. The organizer of the panel must be a CAA member (membership number must be provided) as well as member of SHERA.

[SHERA BUSINESS] SHERA-Sponsored Panel at ASEEES 2018 and runners-up

Dear Colleagues,

The SHERA Board is pleased to announce the SHERA-sponsored panel to be held at the meeting of ASEEES in Boston from December 6-10 as well as two runners-up. While ASEEES does not have a mechanism for noting runners-up in the convention's online or printed schedules, we would like to recognize particularly interesting panels as well as alerting the membership to their colleagues' current and ongoing research. Thank you to everyone who took the time to submit a panel.

SHERA Election results

With 46 responses to the request to vote, SHERA has elected the following officers in December 2017:

Alice Isabella Sullivan is SHERA's new Secratery-Treasurer for a 2-year term;

Corina Apostol is SHERA's Web News Editor for another year;

Hanna Chuchvaha, Nic Iljine, Natalia Kolodzei and Andrey Shabanov are re-elected as Members-at-large for another two-year term.


Congratulations to Prof. Christina E. Crawford, Winner of the First SHERA Emerging Scholar Prize

The Society of Historians of Eastern European, Eurasian, and Russian Art and Architecture (SHERA) are please to announce that Prof. Christina E. Crawford of Emory University was selected you to receive the first annual SHERA Emerging Scholar Prize for her essay “From Tractors to Territory: Socialist Urbanization through Standardization.” The jury members summarized their decision as follows:

Call for Entries: SHERA Emerging Scholar Prize

The Society of Historians of Eastern European, Eurasian and Russian Art and Architecture (SHERA) is pleased to announce a call for submissions for the newly-established SHERA Emerging Scholar Prize. The award, to be announced at the Society’s annual meeting at ASEEES, aims to recognize and encourage original and innovative scholarship in the field. Applicants must have published an English-language article in a scholarly print or online journal or museum print or online publication within the preceding twelve-month period.

SHERA-sponsored Session, CAA 2018

Dear SHERA members,

Having received several high quality submissions, the SHERA Board unanimously selected the panel Utopianism and Alternative Realities in Russian, Soviet, Eastern European, and Eurasian Art, submitted by co-chairs Ksenya Gurshtein, Assistant Curator, Skirball Museum and Cultural Center, Los Angeles and Joes Segal, Chief Curator, The Wende Museum, Los Angeles.

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