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TOC: Special issue of Canadian Slavonic Papers on Svetlana Alexievich

Dear colleagues,

The most recent issue of Canadian Slavonic Papers/Revue canadienne des slavistes (v. 59, nos. 3-4) is a special issue devoted to the work of Nobel Prize winner, Svetlana Alexievich.  It also includes a roundtable on New Directions in Gulag Studies.  Please note that the starred items are currently available "open-access" -- just click on the link!


Call for Papers: 18th Annual Aleksanteri Conference "Liberation – Freedom – Democracy? 1918–1968–2018"

Call for Papers:
18th Annual Aleksanteri Conference "LIBERATION – FREEDOM – DEMOCRACY? 1918–1968–2018"
Dates and venue: 24–26 October 2018, University of Helsinki, Finland

The Aleksanteri Institute of the University of Helsinki will hold the 18th Annual International Aleksanteri Conference aiming to bring together scholars, experts, and advanced graduate students from a variety of disciplines such as history, political science, sociology, geography, law, economics, and media and cultural studies.

Kritika, Volume 19, Number 1 (Winter 2018) Contents

Posted by Carolyn Pouncy, Managing Editor, Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History

Special Issue: Through Picture and Story. Artistic Approaches to History


From the Editors

Visions of Russian Culture and Politics: Images as Historical Sources . . . 1


Forum: Depicting and Crafting the Ideology of Muscovite Tsardom

Brian J. Boeck

Problems and Possibilities of a “New” Muscovite Source . . . 9

Sergei Bogatyrev

CFA: The Vivian G. Prins Fellowship 2018 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is pleased to offer a fellowship for emigrating scholars, artists, museum professionals, and researchers through a grant from The Vivian G. Prins Foundation. The grant is in honor of Bronia Brandman, a survivor of Auschwitz and one of the Museum’s earliest and most steadfast volunteers. The Vivian G.

ASEEES 2018 - Call for a chair and a discussant

Dear colleagues,

We are looking for a discussant and a chair for our panel on health, family planning and social policies in socialist Yugoslavia, at the ASEEES Convention.

Panellists are two postdoctoral fellows in Canada, and one doctoral student in Australia. We would circulate full papers before the convention to allow for proper preparation. Papers are taking transnational history approach.

Please email me if interested: i.simic.12@ucl.ac.uk 

CFP: The Passion for Collecting: Collectors and Their Collections in 1800-1917 (ASEEES, Boston, 2018)

Dear SHERAns, 

I would like to organize a panel for upcoming ASEEES, Boston 2018. See the description and contact information below.

CFP: The Passion for Collecting: Collectors and Their Collections in 1800-1917 (working title)