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.

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Exploring Poland/Polin Heritage Study Tour Summer 2015

Discover and explore Poland’s multicultural heritage!! 


A program of the Taube Center for the Renewal of Jewish Life in Poland Foundation. Supported by the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs-2015 Polonia Grants. 

Learn about Poland’s rich multi-cultural past and present. Encounter Poland as a place of 1000 years of shared Polish and Jewish Heritage. 

Re: In memoriam Ned Keenan

Abby Smith Rumsey writes:
It has been wonderful to hear so many voices recalling the mind and spirit of Ned Keenan. I look forward to reading the essays of Nancy Kollmann and others about his influence on the field of Muscovite studies and beyond. I write as a student of his—both undergraduate and graduate—who did not pursue an academic career but whose choices in life were nonetheless deeply influenced by him.

Kolomenskoye Estate

Forwarded from William Brumfield:

My current article for Russia beyond the Headlines is devoted to the royal estate of Kolomenskoye with its 16th-century Church of the Ascension, one of the defining monuments of Russian architecture:  
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