Good morning! I can't promise I can be there but I can certainly try... probably better to search for European colleagues. It seems like a very interesting conference, and I don't see any mention of it on HWar (which is really too bad because I'm sure lots of us there would have enjoyed the chance to submit papers) so if you post there about the conference then I'm sure you'll get a few more attendees, and probably be able to find a chairperson immediately. Alternatively if you have Twitter try #academictwitter and #twitterstorians and copy @ your local uni and host city...
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.
Those of you who plan to go to the ASEEES Convention in Zagreb, would anyone consider chairing a panel in on post-medieval uses of Rus? The presenters are Alexandra Vukovich, Petr Stefanovich and myself; the discassant is Andrei Vinogradov
The British Library’s Endangered Archives Programme (EAP) is inviting grant applications to enable researchers to locate culturally important but vulnerable archival collections in areas of the world where resources are limited, to arrange their transfer wherever possible to a suitable local archival home, and to deliver digital copies into the international research domain via the British Library.
If you want to know more about this project, you may be interested in this video from Kazakh TV (in Russian):