Welcome to H-Russia, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences Online. H-Russia encourages scholarly discussion of Russian and Soviet studies and history and makes available diverse bibliographical, research, and teaching aids. 


Recent Discussions

CfP: Journal of the History of Ideas Graduate Symposium (May 2019)

The Journal of the History of Ideas and the University of Pennsylvania invite graduate students to propose papers for this intensive one-day interdisciplinary symposium on “Reception? Challenging and Defending Canons.”

To apply, please email a 500-word paper proposal and CV to blogjhi@gmail.com by January 20. Selected applicants will be notified by early February 2019. Please direct any questions to blogjhi@gmail.com. Reimbursement for some travel expenses will be available.

Call for Applications: The Summer Research Laboratory at Illinois

Call for Applications: The Summer Research Laboratory at Illinois


For over forty years, the Summer Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has provided scholars from around the world with the opportunity to work in our Library's famous collections in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.


Call for Applications: 2019-20 Postdoctoral Fellowships at Harvard's Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

The Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University invites applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships for the 2019–2020 academic year.

Deadline: January 10, 2019
Learn more on our website

Online info session
Thursday, December 13, 2018, at 2 p.m. EST 

Apply for a 2019 Sharon Abramson Research Grant

The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University (HEF) is pleased to announce the 2019 Sharon Abramson Research Grant competition.  HEF will award five grants of up to $4,000 to support research related to the Holocaust of European Jewry. Graduate students in PhD programs who have completed their qualifying exams and university/college faculty at all levels whose research centers on the Holocaust are eligible for this grant. We encourage applications in all disciplines.

DEADLINE EXTENDED to 8 December 2018: CfP: Western Slavic and Eurasian Association conference (San Diego, 24-27 April 2019)

The Call for Papers for the annual conference of the Western Slavic and Eurasian Association (WSEA) has been extended and will now close on 8 December 2018. 

The conference will be held from 24-27 April 2019, in San Diego, California, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt.