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YILLIK: Annual of Istanbul Studies 5 (2023) and 6 (2024) Call for Papers

YILLIK: Annual of Istanbul Studies invites contributions for its fifth and sixth volumes to be published in December 2023 and December 2024. YILLIK is a peer-reviewed, open access, international academic journal featuring cutting-edge research on Istanbul’s past and present, published by the Istanbul Research Institute in print and online (via 

Summer Language Workshop

Dear Colleagues,

If you or your students are interested in taking a language course this summer, Indiana University is running a number of classes. We are particularly interested in filling out our online Chuvash and Azerbaijani classes, but we are also offering a number of other languages in person and online.

Deadline: 12th May


In-Persion Immersion Language Courses:




ONLY A WEEK LEFT UNTIL THE DEADLINE: Call For Contributions: “Medieval Borders and the Environment”(provisional title)(Brill)

You have still a week to send your 200-300 word abstract of your proposed essay, and a brief introduction of yourself, to elisa.ramazzina@unipv.it

The abstract will need to explain the interrelation between borders, the environment (natural, urban, etc.) and/ or natural elements.

The deadline for the submission of proposals is March 15, 2023.


Proposals for essays in English (c. 8000-12000 words) are warmly welcomed on the topic “borders, the elements, and the environment”.

Belfast Summer School in Ancient Languages - On line and in person

The eighth Belfast Summer School in ancient languages will take place in July and August 2023. Students can attend in person at Queen’s University Belfast between Monday 17th and Friday 21st of July, or virtually on Zoom between Monday 24th of July, and Friday 4th of August.

Courses are available in Latin, Classical Greek, Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Biblical Hebrew, Classical Arabic, and Old English.


ENROLL AT: Belfast Summer School


New Book: Foreigners in Muscovy. Western Immigrants in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Russia

Dear Colleagues,

I am glad to announce that after three years of dedicated work, our edited volume on foreign migrants in Muscovy has recently been published by Routledge. Based on papers presented in Vienna in December 2019, the volume contains a total of twelve contributions from authors of various historical disciplines and perspectives.


Reminder, Call for Applications: Summer Research Laboratory at Illinois (3/3 Priority Deadline)

The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center and the Slavic Reference Service at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are pleased to remind you of the call for applications to the 50th annual Summer Research Laboratory (SRL). The program will take place June 12 - August 4, 2023. Funded in part by the U.S.

Call for Applications: Virtual Title VIII Funding, Open Research Laboratory at Illinois

Call for Applications

The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center and the Slavic Reference Service at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are pleased to announce that they will continue to accept applications for Virtual Title VIII Associates to participate in the Spring 2023 Open Research Laboratory (ORL) on a rolling basis through April 5, 2023 or until all awards are made.