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Call for Panellists: BASEES 2020 - Diversity and Inclusion in Knowledge Production

What do we mean by diversity and inclusion within the context of Central Asian, Russian and Eastern European Studies (CAREES) publishing? How can we encourage and ensure inclusivity within research outputs in our field? What barriers need to be deconstructed in order to represent diverse voices? These are the guiding questions behind an upcoming roundtable event at the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) Annual Conference in Cambridge, UK, from 3rd-5th April 2020. 

CFA: CIVIL SOCIETY IN RUSSIA RESEARCH GRANT

CFA: CIVIL SOCIETY IN RUSSIA RESEARCH GRANT

Thanks to a grant from the US-Russia Foundation, the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies is sponsoring grants with stipends of up to $6,000 for the purposes of conducting graduate research related to the rule of law, governance, economy, business, and civil society in Russia. These grants are intended to provide opportunities for young scholars to make connections with Russian peers and senior specialists, promoting long-term professional relations, and to foster the next generation of Russia experts.

The International Newsletter n°5 of The Center for Russian, Caucasian and Central European Studies CERCEC (February 2020)

I am pleased to inform you that The International Newsletter n°5 of The Center for Russian, Caucasian and Central European Studies CERCEC (February 2020) is no available on-line at  https://mailchi.mp/15d7c4f54271/cercec-internationalnewsletter-n5-february-2020

I hope it will be of interest to you.

Sincerely,

 

Elisabeth Kozlowski

Cercec

ASEEES panel on Russian diaspora

I am hoping to organize (or join!) an ASEEES panel on topics relating to Russian diasporas. I am currently writing a paper on Russian tourists and asylum seekers in Guam since 1992. While my interest is in post-Soviet diapsoras, the panel I'm imagining would potentially cover diasporic communities from the late empire to today. I can be reached at rasmussenc@triton.uog.edu. My name is Chris Rasmussen.

New Book: It's Only a Joke, Comrade! Humour, Trust and Everyday Life under Stalin

Dear colleagues,

I'm excited to announce the publication of my book, which I hope will be of interest to you, and might also provide some unusual and engaging teaching material:

Jonathan Waterlow, It's Only a Joke, Comrade! Humour, Trust and Everyday Life under Stalin

Description:

In the shadow of the Gulag, Soviet citizens were still cracking jokes. They had to.

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