H-EarlySlavic is a forum for the discussion of Slavic history, literature, and culture before 1725. It is focused primarily on East Slavic (Russian, Ukrainian, Belorussian) regions, though West and South Slavic areas will also be considered.
New book: Kochegarov on Muscovy and Samoilovych’s family in the 1680s.
K[irill] A[leksandrovich] Kochegarov. Russkoe pravitel’stvo i sem’ia ukrainskogo getmana Ivana Samoilovicha v 1681-1687 gg. Moskva: [Institut slavianovedeniia RAN], 2012. 224 pp. ISBN 978-5-7576-0261-5.
Rossiia i Prussia v seredine XVII veka. Tom 1. Posol’skaia kniga po sviaziam Rossii s Brandenburgsko-Prusskim gosudarstvom 1649-1671 gg. Sostavitel’ P. I. Prudovskii. Moskva: Drevlekhranilishche, 2013. 576 pp. ISBN 978-5-93646-220-7.
This is a noteworthy publication of documents pertaining to Muscovite foreign policy, and an indication (one may hope) of a relatively new approach to such editions. The book joins a growing list of important monographs and source publications pertaining to Muscovite foreign policy.
MA, MRes and PhD Studentships in Russian and Slavonic Studies at the University of Nottingham for 2014-2015 The School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies are pleased to announce a number of doctoral (PhD) studentships which will cover tuition fees at the University’s UK/EU level and a contribution towards maintenance for three years, subject to satisfactory progress. The school is also able to offer a number of MA studentships (stipend plus fee waiver) and MA fee waivers. The deadline for completed applications is 12th May 2014 but to be eligible for consideration for one of these awards you must first have been accepted for a place on the course.