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Conf: Workshop on 'Jews and small nations in Eastern Europe, 1905-1939', Southampton, 1-2 July 2015

Registration is open for the international workshop on 'Jews and small nations in Eastern Europe' taking place in Southampton on 1st and 2nd of July. See programme below.

Registration is free but the number of places is limited, so please email me by the 26th June if you are interested : Claire Le Foll. c.le-foll@soton.ac.uk

Jews and ‘small nations’ in Eastern Europe: cultural autonomy and nation-building in the western borderlands of Russia (1905-1939).

CFP: BASEES Annual Conference 2016


BASEES 2016 Annual Conference

2-4 April 2016, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, UK

The British Association of Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) invites proposals for panels, roundtables and papers for its 2016 Annual Conference. The conference will be held 2-4 April and will be based at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, United Kingdom. The 2015 conference attracted more than 450 people.

TOC Cahiers du Monde russe 55/3-4, 2014

Please, find hereafter the ToC of Cahiers du Monde russe last issue released on April, 24.


Charles J. Halperin, Ivan IV as autocrat (samoderzhets)

Iakov LAZAREV, Odnodvortsy v sisteme prjamogo nalogooblozheniia Rossii XVIII v.: k voprosu o roli nekoronnykh agentov upravleniia v gosudarstve rannego Novogo vremeni

Anna A. KOLDUSHKO, Oleg L. LEIBOVICH, Diskursyvnye praktiki Bol´shogo terrora na Urale (1936-1938)


Friends and fellow historians in St. Petersburg rent out their pleasant two-room apartment in St. Petersburg for the months June and July. Petrogradskaya storona, two minutes walk from metro Petrogradskaya. Stalin-era apartment block, second floor, two rooms, high ceilings, large kitchen, washing machine, all essentials provided. Can be shared by two people. 30 thousand roubles per month, incl. utilities. Please reply off-list to gke@iisg.nl


Gijs Kessler, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam

CfP. International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities‘, Lucca, Italy, 19 – 20 June 2015

The Third Euroacademia International Conference

‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’


Palazzo Bernardini, Lucca,Tuscany, Italy

19 – 20 June 2015



Deadline for Paper Proposals: 15 May 2015


Conference description:


Rethinking Empire from Eastern Europe

Dear Colleague,

We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Aspasia (Vol. 8) has recently been published by Berghahn Journals. This issue features a special theme section titled Rethinking Empire from Eastern Europe.  The General Articles section features two articles that both deal with the state-socialist period. The issue concludes with Book Review Essays and Book Reviews.