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CfP. The 6th International Conference Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities‘, Florence, Italy, 22 – 23 June 2017

The 6th Euroacademia International Conference

‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’


Villa Vittoria - Centro Congressi

Florence, Italy

22 – 23 June 2017



Deadline for Paper Proposals: 10th of May 2017


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Call for Applications Workshop “Preparing for a Doctoral Project“ June 12 – 14, 2017 in Munich, Germany

You want to pursue a doctoral project about Eastern and Southeastern Europe in history, cultural studies or social sciences, but you do not have a final dissertation proposal yet?

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies (Munich and Regensburg, Germany) invites applications from graduates from non-German universities for the workshop “Preparing for a doctoral project”, which will take place in Munich from June 12-14, 2017.

Call for Nominations: Canadian Association of Slavists' Taylor and Francis Book Prize

The Canadian Association of Slavists/Taylor and Francis Book Prize

in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies


The Canadian Association of Slavists' Taylor and Francis Book Prize was established in 2014 and is sponsored by Taylor and Francis Publishers. It is awarded annually for the best academic book in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies published in the previous calendar year by a Canadian author (citizen or permanent resident).

The book prize jury consists of three members chosen by the CAS executive. 


Kino-Ivory (1-6 May 2017): Critics' choices in contemporary Russian film

The 19th annual Russian Film Symposium Kino-Ivory will be held on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh from Monday, 1 May through Saturday, 6 May 2017, with evening screenings at the Melwood Screening Room of Pittsburgh Filmmakers.  For many of the past 25 years, the Guild of Film Scholars and Film Critics of the Russian Union of Filmmakers has annually conferred the White Elephant award to the best film produced and released in Russia, as well as awards for directing, scriptwriting, musical score,