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Approaching CFP Deadline

Call for Papers   Approaching Deadline

1917: Revolution, Radicalism, and Resistance in the Atlantic World

18th Annual International Graduate Student Conference on Transatlantic History

The University of Texas at Arlington

Date of Conference: October 19-21, 2017

Submission Deadline: July 31

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Erik S. McDuffie

                               Dr. Julia L. Mickenberg

CFP: "The Great Russian Revolution of 1917 and the Fate of the Countries and Peoples of the World," 7-9 November 2017, Vladivostok

The Institute of History, Archaeology, and Ethnology of the Peoples of the Far East, Far Eastern Divison of the Russian Academy of Sciences, is hosting a conference on the Russian Revolution's 100th anniversary, 7-9 November 2017. The conference's particular focus in the Revolution's impact on the states and peoples of Northeast Asia and the Asia-Pacific region. The institute is also planning to publish papers presented at the conference. The deadline for submissions is 1 August 2017.

CfA: Revisiting the Nation: Transcultural Contact Zones in Eastern Europe

The Winter Academy “Revisiting the Nation: Transcultural Contact Zones in Eastern Europe” will be held from 26 February to 7 March 2018 in Bukarest. It will be concerned with the conditions and implications of nation building in Eastern Europe.
Closing date: 30 August 2017



publications on Imperial Russian Gendarmes division?

I have been looking unsuccessfully for publications, in any language, about the Imperial Russian uniformed state security police (the Gendarmes), particularly in the Polish provinces during World War One. All I find is on the Okhrana. Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thank you!

Cynthia Vakareliyska

Professor of Linguistics

University of Oregon


CFP: Gender and Transformation: Women in Europe Workshop 2017-2018



The GENDER and TRANSFORMATION: WOMEN in EUROPE Workshop—a project at New York University with support from the Network of East-West Women—invites speakers to submit proposals for Friday afternoon talks for the next academic year at the NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies.


CfA: Postdoctoral positions at the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies

(via H-Net Job Guide: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=55073)

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies (Munich and Regensburg, Germany) invites applications for following full-time positions (40,1 hours per week) for further qualification beginning on November 1, 2017 limited to a fixed 2 year term: