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Title VIII Research and Training Fellowships Available

Attention U.S. scholars and graduate students:

American Councils for International Education is currently accepting applications for the next cycle of U.S. Department of State Title VIII Research Fellowships in Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe. Fellowships are offered in two categories:

Seeking Hosts for the podcast New Books in Russian and Eurasian Studies

New Books in Russian and Eurasian Studies (http://newbooksnetwork.com/category/russian-and-eurasian-studies/) is currently seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of new books on Russia and Eurasia. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of scholars of Russia and Eurasia to the attention of large audiences. Interested parties should write Marshall Poe at marshallpoe@gmail.com.

TOC: The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review Volume 44, Number 3 (2017)

TOC: The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review Volume 44, Number 3 (2017)


Svetlana Y. Ter-Grigoryan, Sexism on the Silver Screen: Misogyny and Cultural Continuity in Soviet Glasnost Cinema, 1987–1991


New Issue: Sibirica - Interdisciplinary Journal of Siberian Studies

Dear Colleague,

The current issue explores a wide range of topics, including: Russian tobacco exporting to indigenous communities, migration to Siberia in the eighteenth century, the semantic structure of domestic deer herd names and more. Also included is the previous issue contents titled: Beyond the Anthropological Texts: History and Theory of Fieldworking in the North

Current Issue: Volume 16, Issue 2


"Tobacco! Tobacco!": Exporting New Habits to Siberia and Russian America, Matthew Romaniell

CfP: “Cold-War Home Fronts: Comparative Approaches”, University of Sheffield, 26-27 January 2018

For four decades after the end of the Second World War, competition between the socialist and capitalist blocs shaped international relations on a global scale. For the main protagonists, the USA, USSR, and their near neighbours in Europe, it was a deferred conflict, but also, paradoxically, a ‘total war’ for which citizens must be ever-vigilant. The aim of this conference is to consider the ‘home fronts’ in those countries deeply implicated in the Cold War but removed from the fighting. How did the Cold War transform domestic politics and culture?