I would like to create a panel for the 51st AJS Conference, December 15-17, 2019 San Diego, CA on betrayal and rescue of Jews during the Holocaust in the Soviet Union. The panel will analyze Jewish self-help or rescue efforts as well as the rescue and betrayal of Jews by gentiles.
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Canadian Slavonic Papers/Revue canadienne des slavistes is happy to announce the publication of its latest issue, vol. 61, no. 1 (March 2019). It can be accessed at: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rcsp20/current
Ralph Carter Elwood (1936–2018) J. Laurence Black
Nadezhda Beliakova and Vera Kliueva
We are pleased to announce the memorial conference, dedicated to the centenary of Boris Putilov and Kirill Chistov, taking place in Saint Petersburg, Russia, November 14-16, 2019.
ASPIRANTUM Armenian School of Languages and Cultures in Yerevan is organizing an International Russian Language Summer School in Yerevan, Armenia to take place from July 07 to August 17 (6 weeks) or July 07 to July 27 (3 weeks) in 2019.
This 42 or 21-day summer school offers participants the opportunity to master skills in written and oral modern Russian, reading and interpreting Russian texts from different periods, as well as rapidly deepening their knowledge in colloquial Russian.
(Call for Papers for a thematic section in Studia Historiae Scientiarum 2019, guest edited by Iwona Dadej and Jan Surman)
Open Session title:
Grey Winter Fur Cap: Socialist Design and Consumer Technologies during the Cold War
This session will be proposed for the annual meeting of the Society for the History of Technologies in Milan, 24-27 October 2019
Session organizer: Elena Kochetkova, National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg, Russia
Published by Carolyn Pouncy, Managing Editor, Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History
There was no bread. There was no iron. There was hunger, death, lies, horror and terror—it was the year nineteen.
Boris Pilnyak, The Naked Year 
A hundred years ago, the former Russian empire entered the “Naked Year,” a paroxysm of the civil war that erupted after the 1917 revolutions. For a long time, this war was considered to be a ﬁght for power between the “Reds” and the “Whites.”