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2016 NEH Summer Institute “Modern Mongolia: Heritage and Tradition Amid Changing Realities”, June 6 - July 1, 2016, ACMS, Philadelphia

The NEH Summer Institute, “Modern Mongolia: Heritage and Tradition Amid Changing Realities” is a four-week workshop (June 6-July 1, 2016) designed to provide 25 undergraduate university and college educators with resources needed to be able to expand curricular offerings in East, Inner, or Central Asian Studies. The question of how Modern Mongolia is navigating its place in the world will be explored through the humanities; art, literature, music, and dance provide useful lenses to view how cultures in Mongolia are changing and still yearning for the past.

COURSE: YIVO Institute Announces Its First Online Course


The Shine Online Education Series at YIVO Presents

Discovering Ashkenaz, Jewish Life in Eastern Europe with Prof. Samuel Kassow

This online course uses YIVO’s unique archive and library collections to explore the history and culture of the Jews of Poland, Russia, and Lithuania, from medieval times through the Communist era.

Class begins January 11, 2016. Free registration for a limited time. Register now at www.yivo.org/Online-Classes.

CfA: Cohen-Tucker Dissertation Research Fellowships in Russian Historical Studies, Deadline Dec. 11

Beginning in the academic year 2016-2017, the Stephen F. Cohen- Robert C. Tucker Dissertation Research Fellowship (CTDRF) Program, administered by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, will provide up to six fellowships annually, with a maximum stipend of $22,000, for doctoral students at US universities, who are citizens or permanent residents of the US, to conduct dissertation research in Russia.

Courses: Summer Language Workshop at Indiana University (June 6-July 29, 2016)

The 2016 Indiana University Summer Language Workshop is accepting applications for intensive study of Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian (BCS), Chinese, Estonian, Hungarian, Kurdish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mongolian, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish, and Ukrainian.