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Re: A Comment on Russocentrism and Statistics

Thanks for these perceptive thoughts. The point is entirely taken, but some caution is required, because it would be overstretching the point to equate the Russian empire with the British or French empire, The physical and racial separation between centre and metropolis in empires with overseas territories does make a difference, I think. The Habsburg or Ottoman empire, both with contiguous territories, would be a better match.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Russia: 23 January - 30 January

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CfP Crossing Boundaries. Human-Animal Relations from Post-Petrine Russia to the Soviet State (1725–1991)

The study of human-animal relations is one of the most promising fields in historiography. During the past three decades, it has evolved from animal activism to a highly theorized endeavor that tries to re-situate nonhuman species in societal contexts. Ranging from the large mammals of the seas down to small birds and insects, it discusses phenomena of coevolution, culturalization and commodification.

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.

help with placing a student in an organization that aids refugees from Ukraine

One of my Tulane students is seeking to volunteer with an organization that aids (hands-on) refugees from Ukraine. He is seeking to work in Europe and is ready for a 6 month to 12 month commitment starting August-Sept. 2023. Can people make suggestions with—if possible—email contact information. Thank you.

Program Announcement: Study Russian in Tbilisi, Georgia with American Councils

American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce that its Russian Language and Area Studies Program (RLASP) will also be offered for summer study in Tbilisi, Georgia beginning in 2023. For more than 40 years, American Councils programs have provided U.S. students of Russian unique opportunities to engage with the Russian speaking world through intensive study and cultural immersion designed to produce measurable gains in language proficiency and cultural understanding. The application deadline for summer 2023 is February 15, 2023. 

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Russia: 16 January - 23 January

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
16 January 2023 to 23 January 2023.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Russia.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
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