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Russian Language Summer School 2019, Yerevan, Armenia

ASPIRANTUM Armenian School of Languages and Cultures in Yerevan is organizing an International Russian Language Summer School in Yerevan, Armenia to take place from July 07 to August 17 (6 weeks) or July 07 to July 27 (3 weeks) in 2019.

This 42 or 21-day summer school offers participants the opportunity to master skills in written and oral modern Russian, reading and interpreting Russian texts from different periods, as well as rapidly deepening their knowledge in colloquial Russian.

CfP: SHOT Open Session - Grey Winter Fur Cap: Socialist Design and Consumer Technologies during the Cold War

Open Session title:

Grey Winter Fur Cap: Socialist Design and Consumer Technologies during the Cold War

 

This session will be proposed for the annual meeting of the Society for the History of Technologies in Milan, 24-27 October 2019

Session organizer: Elena Kochetkova, National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg, Russia

E-mail: lena-kochetkova2008@yandex.ru, ekochetkova@hse.ru

 

CFP : CIVIL WAR(S) FROM THE DNIESTR RIVER TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN AFTER 1917: MULTI-LEVEL APPROACHES TO A CONFLICT

There was no bread. There was no iron. There was hunger, death, lies, horror and terror—it was the year nineteen.

Boris Pilnyak, The Naked Year [1920]

A hundred years ago, the former Russian empire entered the “Naked Year,” a paroxysm of the civil war that erupted after the 1917 revolutions. For a long time, this war was considered to be a fight for power between the “Reds” and the “Whites.”

Bibliography of historiographical articles on Russian/Central Eurasian history

Dear colleagues,

I am writing to inquire if anyone knows of existing bibliographies of published historiographical essays on Russian/Central Eurasian history topics relating to any chronological periods. If there is no such thing, I would like to compile one. If you have any favorite historiographical articles, please email the bibliographical information to me at allenb@lasalle.edu.

Thanks,

Barbara

ASEEES Roundtable

I am thinking about putting together a roundtable for the fall 2019 ASEEES Conference on "Teaching Russian Studies in the Era of Putin... and Trump."  If you have any interest in taking part in such a panel, please message me.

The deadline for submissions is this Friday, February 15.

Lynne Hartnett, Associate Professor of History, Villanova University

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