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AVPRI's re-opening date?

Some of you will be aware that the Russian imperial foreign ministry archive has been closed since 2012 for reconstruction. According to the entry on the archive on ArcheoBiblioBase, they're scheduled to re-open in 2016. Searching recently for an update, I found the following:


Call for Applications: 2015 International Neighbourhood Symposium to be held between 23-28 June 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey

The Center for International and European Studies (CIES) at Kadir Has University will host the 5th International Neighbourhood Symposium (INS) at Heybeliada, near Istanbul between Tuesday, 23 June and Sunday, 28 June 2015. This year’s Symposium will focus on “Leadership and Change in the Eastern Neighbourhood and the Mediterranean South”.            

CfP: Graduate Workshop “European History across boundaries”

Call for Papers: Graduate Workshop “European History across boundaries”

Academy Leader: Johannes Paulmann (Leibniz Institute of European History) and Gregor Feindt (Leibniz-Institute of European History Mainz)

Venue: Leibniz-Institute of European History, Mainz, Germany

Date: 12-14 November 2015

Deadline: 15 May 2015